Classic films are called that for something, because they survive the passage of time and because they remain in our memory with great affection, and if they are also directed at a child audience, then that meaning is multiplied by two. In Guiainfantil we have proposed that you see again with your children the best classic kids movies of all time, those that you saw in your childhood.
All these feature films, some of them cartoons and others that are not, are perfect for enjoying an intimate time with the family and for the little ones in the house to learn important values.
Many of the classic family movies that here you are going to see have been redone, that is, now they are also modern, however, we suggest that you see the first, the original, that you teach your children a little about the wonderful history of cinema and that you do a small discussion at home to discuss the teachings, positive messages and values of these fun movies.
1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
An inopportune tornado that takes a young woman to the fantastic world of Oz where, on her way to the emerald city to be able to return home, she befriends some somewhat peculiar characters. What is the message of this excellent movie to watch as a family? Well, many times, the important thing is not the destination, but the path.
2. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
We are not going to tell you what this film is about, surely you already know the story. What we can talk to you about is the valuable messages it transmits to young and old, such as, for example, the importance of seeking the destiny of each one and of fighting for dreams to come true.
3. The red balloon (1956)
It's a simple classic movie where there are any in which we see a boy who establishes a kind of friendship with a red balloon. Perfect to disconnect and appreciate the little things in life that, deep down, are the ones that give us the most happiness.
4. Merlin the charming (1963)
In this story we see King Arthur's learning stage with the magician Merlin. Everyone, young and old, can learn from the wise and fun teachings of one of the most famous magicians in the world.
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5.Mary Poppins (1964)
A family with many children and a magical as well as wonderful nanny who comes ready to fill the world of these children with adventures and surprises. Your kids are going to love it!
6. The jungle book (1967)
My son is reading this story now, so when he finishes it, this will be one of the classic movies with values that we are going to see as a family. I'm not going to tell you what it is about, I'm sure you already know, but what I will tell you is that my little one is learning a lot from the teachings of the wise bear Baloo.
7. ET the alien (1982)
A little alien that crosses the life of a child and that gives rise to a unique story of friendship. What can we learn from this old movie? Well, friendship hides everywhere, you just have to give it the opportunity to go out.
8. My neighbor totoro (1988)
I know, it's not the first time I've talked to you about this movie, but it was impossible for me not to make a list of classic children's movies and not include it. The message is none other than friendship, courage and family unity can with everything.
We continue with this list of children's movies that are a classic, and that they love! Remember that most of these titles can be seen on online video platforms such as Netflix, HBO or Amazon Prime Video.
9. Home alone (1990)
The first in a series of films in which the smallest of a large family, by mistake, is left alone in the city while his family goes on a trip. It is fun, it is funny as much as possible and it is ideal for strengthening family ties.
10. Beethoven, one more in the family (1992)
Can a whole family get into more than one trouble because of a very large dog? Well yes, and not only that, but they will also live hilarious situations with which you will have a great time.
11. Aladdin (1992)
How many new versions have already been made of this movie? We have lost count. It's the same. Aladdin will always be among our favorites for teaching us that destiny is not marked and that dreams can come true, especially if we have a little magic.
12. Free Willy! (1993)
An orca that establishes a true friendship relationship with the little protagonist of this story who makes us see that animals only bring us good things.
13. Mrs. Doubtfire, dad for life (1993)
Mrs. Doubtfire, who is really the father, sees them and wants them to get the job and be able to take care of those who are his children. Have you not understood what this old film is about? Almost better. Enjoy watching next to your children!
14. Toy story (1995)
Are the Toy Story movies classics? Yes, the first one was published in 1995. We include it in the list of ideal films to watch with children because, in addition to being very funny, it has the valuable message of friendship and courage.
15. Babe, the brave little pig (1995)
Brave little pig Babe has the big dream of becoming a sheepdog, can one little pig take care of a whole flock of sheep? Well, we are not going to tell you the end but you should know that goals are often easier to achieve than what we set ourselves in our mind.
16. Matilda (1996)
Matilda is a very intelligent girl, and with some other power, who lives with a family that does not treat her well. It is then that she decides to choose her real family, the one that does give her the love and affection she deserves so much.
17. Flubber and the nutty professoror (1997)
In this hilarious family film, Robin Williams plays Professor Flubber who has earned himself the nickname 'nutty'. Ideal for entertaining and testing the limits.
Did you like our review of the best classic movies with messages for children? Have you already decided which one you are going to see first with your children?
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