Parents' Guide to

Sesame Street Makes Music

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Intro to six instruments and styles is sweet but limited.

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Kids get a sweet -- and very basic -- introduction to a small handful of musical genres and instruments. There's a nice mix of styles, and because the band plays familiar songs, it's easy for kids to make comparisons between how they usually hear the song and how it's being played in the app. This could help kids identify the uniqueness of each genre, though some song makeovers are more successful representations of their genres than others. It's great that kids can turn the band members' sounds on and off to explore what each instrument adds to the whole sound, and they'll certainly have fun making a racket as they play their own instrument. It's disappointingly simple, though, with only six styles and six instruments that have limited ways to play them (for example, there are only four keys on the "piano"). The price seems a bit hefty for such simplicity, but the app is cute and could be lots of fun for young kids.

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