If you want your kids to speak both English and Spanish, the following bilingual TV shows can support your efforts by helping preschoolers learn new words and phrases in both languages. The shows also teach gentle, age-appropriate lessons such as cooperation, problem-solving, and the importance of family. The main language of these shows is English, but you can find them dubbed in Spanish with phrases in English, too.
Dora the Explorer, Nickelodeon
Positive messages: collaboration, communication, curiosity, perseverance
This show is about a bilingual adventurer who can speak with critters and humans alike. The phrases are repeated constantly, and the series offers good exposure to language, culture, and creativity.