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Parents' Guide to

Just Dance Kids 2

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Dancing game sequel is great fun for younger kids.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

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age 4+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 3+

For BOYS too!

This was a present for my daughter's 6th birthday and since we have #1 we were sure it would be a hit. I love that we can sort it by "older" and "younger" and difficulty so that her little brother can play too. Although dance is marketed as a very "girl" thing, this portrays LOTS of boys dancing and having fun exercising as well. We really like the silliness of the 5 little monkeys jumping on the bed and other classic nursery rhymes, but then also can enjoy the pop favorites too.
age 5+


i think it would be a good game for kids because it give them something to do over the summer

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Just Dance Kids 2 is a blast, but only for younger kids. We recommend it for ages up to eight years. The problem is that not all songs will appeal to kids of all ages. (Good luck trying to get a 10-year-old to dance to a song by The Wiggles or "Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes.")

The lighthearted gameplay, which features simple instructions and multiple modes, makes it a fun party game to bring out when family and friends are over for the holidays. Including a YouTube hit like "The Gummy Gears Song" is a great idea, too, as is having lyrics for all songs on the screen. However, our young testers (twin nine-year-olds and a seven-year-old) mentioned they would’ve liked to see the music videos, too (like you can in Everybody Dance). All three versions include a handy feature called Nonstop Shuffle, where you can set the game to cycle through songs for a period -- 15, 30, 60 or 120 minutes -- without having to push any buttons or wave through menu screens on Xbox 360. If you have tweens or teens, be sure to stick to Just Dance 3 but this value-priced disc ensures the young ones can get in on the music, fun, and exercise.

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