12 Titles on Netflix, Craft Project, & Healthy Snacks! #NetflixKids

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Snuggle up

The dreaded flu season is in full swing, which means it is probably only a matter of time before the miserable virus keeps your children home from school.  However, the time spent in bed resting can be a good opportunity to snuggle up and watch a comedy together!

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Netflix knows the best cure for those sick day symptoms is laughter, so they compiled a list of hilarious titles that will turn sniffles into giggles. They have also pulled a few episodes featuring under-the-weather characters, showing your little kids they’re not the only ones who catch the occasional cold or have to visit the doctor.   I know for my 6 year old son the thought of having to see the doctor is a bit unnerving, but these cute shows help make it a tad less scary.

Daddy Day Care

One of our family’s favorites on the list is Daddy Day Care.  The movie stars Eddie Murphy as Charlie Hinton and Jeff Garlin as Phil Ryerson.  The two hardworking fathers find themselves laid off when their Veggie O’s cereal project is cut from development.   With no job possibilities foreseen, Charlie gets an idea to open a day care facility with Jeff to make money.  In need of extra childcare help they ask their friend Marvin (Steve Zahn) to join in and “Daddy Day Care” becomes a huge success!  The three men run the facility using unconventional hysterical methods of keeping the children entertained.  The popular business finds itself in a highly comical rival with Chapman Academy, a very strict pre-school headed by tough as nails Miss Harridan (Anjelica Huston). The movie is incredibly funny and is sure to bring smiles to your youngsters’ faces!

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Here is the featured list of family friendly movies found on Netflix sure to produce a few laughs.

Home Sick? Enjoy These 12 Titles on Netflix

Titles on Netflix

Turn sniffles into giggles with these hilarious picks:

1. Daddy Day Care
2. Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
3. Hoodwinked Too!
4. Escape from Planet Earth
5. The Croods [coming to Netflix 1/29!]
6. Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2
7. Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3

TV shows on Netflix

Show your kids that even their favorite characters get sick with episodes of these TV shows:

1. Magic School Bus: Inside Ralphie
2. Sesame Street: The Ten Commandments of Health
3. The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: The Checkup
4. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Daniel Visits the Doctor
5. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Daniel Gets a Shot

Dreamcatchers

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Encourage peaceful sleep by warding of bad naptime dreams with a DIY dreamcatcher.  The simple project is fun and can be made while lying in bed or on the couch. Click here to learn what materials you will need along with the instructions on how to make this whimsical craft.

Funny Snack Round-Up

Apple Crab Food Art

Nothing can turn a frown upside better than a funny delicious snack!  Check out this easy to prepare tasty crab made from an apple, two morsels, and dabs of peanut butter.

Simple Apple Crab Cutting

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Visit here for five more funny and healthy snack ideas, including Mouse Pear Salads, Silly Face Pancakes, Hummus with Octopus Dippers, Apple Peanut Butter Smiles, and Celery Peanut Butterflies.

How do you make your children laugh when they are sick?

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    Daniel says

    Omg! This is perfect and the crafts are so cute. Can’t wait to try these out with my niece and nephew. :)

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    Linda Meyers-Gabbard says

    I sure hope your little one is feeling better soon. It’s hard to see them get sick. The Netflix movies you picked are great for entertaining the kiddies to help take their minds off of being sick. The Apple is to cute.

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    saminder gumer says

    love the healthy snacks and movie suggestions. i did this when the weather got really bad and could not go anywhere. thank goodness for netflix.

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    Sarah L says

    Kid always like to eat fun looking foods and that crab apple is so cute.

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    Taylor Allen says

    I remember watching Honey I Shrunk the Kids (and all of it’s sequels) over and over when I was little!

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    Cheryl W. says

    The little crabs are so cute. I am going to take them to my daughter’s next party. We loved that movie the Croods, I recommend it for those who Netflix.

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    Rhonda Martin says

    What a great way to spend the day even if your not sick. We haven’t seen Croods yet so this would be a great one to snuggle up and watch. The Crabs were just too cute. We have actually made dream catchers before and I think a “Cure” dream catcher that makes you feel better when you sleep would be a great one to do when sick and feeling yucky. We have Netflix and the lline-up for some fun filled hours looks perfect for that kind of day. Thanks for posting them.