Tinker Bell

Movie review by Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Sweet, simple story is best for young Tink fans.

G 2008 78 minutes

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 42 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 3+

Age appropriate good for younger ones.

As a primary school teacher I am not a Disney fan for young children for many reasons. Yet I am now a tinker bell fan. Positives: Good message about friendship and being proud of your talents and skills. I like the gender neutral association that tinkerbell fixes things and builds and invents. I like that their are a variety of faires from different ethnicities. Nothing overally scary or inappropriate ( and I have a very sensitive 3 year old). My little girl cried when tinkerbell ruined spring but that just showed empathy to the character and that she understood the story line. Negatives: Typical Disney, there is one overweight fairy. Everyone is beautiful with unrealistic figures eyes and very skimpy costumes. But that's just Disney. The hawk could be scary for some under 4s. However it's no scarier than the owl in Peter rabbits animated series. And I just natated through it... Oh look out tinker Bell etc

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age 3+

Tinkering Around with Tinker Bell!

This is a great Disney movie to watch with your younger child. My daughter really enjoyed it. I like the messages and showing boys and girls having abilities and doing different kinds of "work" that isn't stereotypical. The scene with the male fairies ogling Tinker Bell wasn't really needed or appropriate.

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