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30 Shows for kids: Sweet, wholesome … and not annoying!

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Amazon Studios | ManAlive Enterprises | Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Family Communications | Penguin Books

Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 01/14/22

These shows are calm and realistic, and model friendly, kind behavior that kids will imitate.

If you’re a parent of preschoolers and your kids watch TV, I have good news and bad news. 

The bad news is that screen-time isn’t educational for young children the way you might think. Neural connections are not forming and strengthening as they would be during play. Even if your child seems to be memorizing colors, shapes, songs, and animals, real understanding is not happening:

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