Parents' Guide to

Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Whimsical baking competition show is heavy on promotion.

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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+


Tamara was not the right host for this show. The facial expression and the lack of opinion was not professional at all. Very disappointed every time she took a bite there was a frown and if the other judges liked it then she liked it. I'm sure the contestant was disappointed as well.

Is It Any Good?

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This baking competition show follows a tried-and-true format, but it doesn't fail to deliver on amazing-looking desserts. Kids will love seeing the cake artists in Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge perfectly translate Seuss's fantastical characters and worlds into sugary confections. The pacing is a bit slow, but kids into baking shows will likely still enjoy this one. Grown-ups may enjoy the promotional nature of the show a little less. While Seuss books are of course beloved classics, there is also a Seuss Enterprises behind the brand (we know, because the CEO makes appearances on the show), and it's possible kids may be inspired to buy Seuss books or products. In a Grinch-ish move, the end of the episode features a QR code purporting to lead to a recipe from the show, but instead leads to a page where the Seuss products are featured much more prominently than the recipe. The "free recipe" on the site leads to a grocery website so you can buy ingredients. The show itself is fun, but the promotional aspects may feel too heavy-handed for some grown-ups.

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