Best Shows for 1 year old

Best Shows for 1 Year Olds

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Tara Jones

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Key points

  • Interactive comedy adventure for toddlers: "We Lost Our Humans" on Netflix since March 21, 2023, with a 3/5 rating.
  • Animated series "SpongeBob Squarepants": Aired since May 1, 1999, with a 3/5 Common Sense Media rating and 4.7/5 audience rating. Available on various platforms.
  • Popular adventure series "The Tom and Jerry Show": Aired since April 9, 2014, on Boomerang with a 2/5 Common Sense Media rating and 4.8/5 audience rating. Available on Boomerang and Tubi.
  • Mystery series "The Scooby-Doo Show": First aired in 1976 with a 3/5 Common Sense Media rating. Available on Boomerang, Vudu, Prime Video, and Apple TV.
  • Adventure series "The Adventures of Tintin": Released on October 25, 2011, with a 4.7/5 audience rating. Available on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

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We Lost Our Humans

SpongeBob Squarepants

The Tom and Jerry Show

The Scooby-Doo Show

The Adventures of Tintin

Teletubbies Show

 

 

When I write the best, it doesn't mean everything, but rather a few quality pieces. Do you have a one-year-old in your house or apartment and find yourself struggling to choose the best shows for them to watch? If so, then this article is for you. In this article, I will share the best shows that your one-year-old can watch, get entertained, and remember positively for a lifetime.

 

We Lost Our Humans

We Lost Our Humans

The first show on my list is We Lost Our Humans with over 3/5 common sense media rating . First episode was released on March 21, 2023 in the USA and is an interactive comedy adventure about two indoor pets, a cat named Pud and a dog named Ham, who wake up one day to find that all humans have seemingly disappeared from planet earth. You  can watch this show on Netflix's official site. Parent Preview shares more on what you need to know about this show.


SpongeBob Squarepants

SpongeBob Squarepants

The second show for your 1 year old is the most searched animated and a very popular show called SpongeBob SquarePants. It has a common sense media rating of 3/5  and so far most likely with 4.7/5 five star rating by the audience that has watched it. First episode aired on May 1, 1999 in the USA for the very first time. SpongeBob is a square yellow sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants who lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, in the city of Bikini Bottom on the floor of the Pacific Ocean. He works as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab. During his time off, SpongeBob has a Knack for attracting trouble with his Starfish best friend, Patrick. Arrogant Octopus Squidward Tentacles, SpongeBob’s neighbors, dislike SpongeBob because of his childlike behavior. You can watch SpongeBob Squarepants on Fubo TV, Paramount +, Philo, Youtube, Hulu, Sling Tv, Vudu and Amazon Prime Video. Some viewers of this show have expressed their opinions about the show on Mouth Shut.


The Tom and Jerry Show

The Tom and Jerry Show

Sofar, one of the best and most popular adventure shows for 1-year-olds to watch. It has a common sense media rating of 2/5 and highly ranked on five star rating with 4.8/5. It was released on April 9, 2014 in the USA and aired on Boomerang and Cartoon Network; the final episode was on February 15, 2021. Tom and Jerry is an animated cat-and-mouse duo known for their cartoon violence star in half - hour episodes that are split into two segments. Much of the plot is on Tom, a house cat that embarks on his adventure of persistently pursuing his never ending quest of laying his hands on the notorious mouse Jerry. It has 5 seasons and you can watch it on Boomerang, Boomerang Animated Channel or for free with ads on Tubi. Deviant Art has a lot to say about this show.


The Scooby-Doo Show

The Scooby-Doo Show

The Scooby-Doo Show with over 3/5 common sense media rating is a 1976 Mystery show with 3 seasons. First episode aired on September 11, 1976 in the USA. In this show, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the rest of the gang travel in the Mystery Machine and attempt to solve mysteries. You can watch this show on Boomerang, Vudu, Prime Video or Apple TV on your Roku device. FeedSpot shares 10 Best Scooby-Doo Podcasts you need to follow. 


The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

This famous and interesting Adventure/Action show has over 4.7/5 five star rating from its audience. It was released on October 25, 2011 in the UK and it's about Tintin, a young reporter who buys the model of a ship and is intrigued when his dog shows him a scroll after the toy breaks. He tells Captain Haddock and they embark on an adventure to find a shipwreck. You can watch it on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

The Guardian talks about this popular show. 


Teletubbies Show

Teletubbies Show

The last show on my list is this awesome Teletubbies comedy show which has 5 seasons. It was released on March 31, 1997 in the UK and it's about Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa and Po who play around, laugh, dance and sing as they go about their days in a scenic Teletubby land while a baby - faced sun interacts with them in a fun way. You can watch this show on Netflix.  The Telegraph UK shares their knowledge about the show.


Those are the best shows for 1-year-olds that I have put together. HealthLine has more on the most educational tv shows for toddlers.


If you have other great shows that your little one enjoys and would like to share them, please feel free to leave a comment. I will be happy to include them in my future articles. Thank you for reading!

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