Parents' Guide to

PBS KIDS Party

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

A swing-and-miss to get kids active, paired with wristband.

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What you will—and won't—find in this app.

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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

TERRIBLE FILM

DO NOT SEE THIS MOVIE IT IS THE WORST MOVIE I HAVE EVER SEEN. Every thing about it is terrible. Terrible story, terrible action, terrible characters.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Though the idea is cool, kids may find the activities pretty simple with the Moff Band and boring without one. Tapping on a piñata on a screen isn't much fun, and swinging your arm a few times to break it doesn't make it much better. When it does break, kids hear the same cheer and see the same static image every time. The counting games are very simple and may appeal to a toddler, but that's well below the target age range. Raising and lowering your arm to show if a number is greater than or less than is actually a great way to practice the concept, but the activity doesn't have anything particularly fun about it, so the novelty will likely wear off. Some kids may enjoy the dance games with the Moff Band, but kids without the Moff Band won't get any feedback at all. The other bit of fun comes from the sound recording, where kids can record silly sounds and then hear them as they dance around (kids without the band tap the screen to hear the sound), though it didn't work reliably during the review period. Unfortunately, the Moff Band is a pricey item for a toddler or preschooler, but the app won't appeal to anyone much older than that, and there are better -- and more fun -- ways to get kids moving and learning.

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