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Positive Role Model TV for Girls

Finding positive role models for girls on TV isn't as easy as it should be. But if you dig a bit, you'll uncover a few gems that will show girls and women in a positive light. Sometimes you'll need to employ the DVD player or stream older shows that have gone off the air. And some shows only feature women occasionally (like Iron Chef America), but when they do, they're great examples of strong girls and women. Talk to girls and boys about how women are portrayed in the media and what kinds of stereotypes they see. These discussions can counteract harmful messages kids get about body image, sexuality, and role models.

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3
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Friendly characters + STEM content = smart pick for tots.
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Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
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3
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Friendship, imagination, and excellent role models for kids.
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Network: Disney Junior
(2014)
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3
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Friendly frontier town teaches kids about strong character.
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Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
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3
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Spunky girl's math skills solve problems, teach lessons.
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Network: PBS Kids
(2013)
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3
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Charming siblings' adventures have teaching points for kids.
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Network: Sprout
(2013)
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4
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Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
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Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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4
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Field trip to the farm teaches tots about green living.
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Network: Sprout
(2010)
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4
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Exuberant kid shares scientific curiosity with others.
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Network: Sprout
(2014)
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4
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Friendly book characters teach lessons in helping others.
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Network: Disney Junior
(2014)
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5
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Sweet friendship and cooperation in a gothic setting.
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Network: YTV, Pop TV, Pop Girl
(2012)
AGE
5
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STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
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Network: Amazon
(2014)
AGE
5
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'80s cartoon revival has excellent messages and role model.
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Network: Online
(2015)
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5
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Brainy heroine uses vocab to outwit bad guys.
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Network: PBS Kids
(2007)
AGE
6
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Spunky space-travelling heroine is positive model for kids.
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Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
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6
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Medieval adventure is a soaring delight.
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Network: ION, NBC, qubo
(2006)
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6
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Strong female heroine stands out in decent '80s cartoon.
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Network: NBC, Online
(2014)
AGE
7
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Aussie mermaids send positive messages to tweens.
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Network: Nickelodeon
(2008)
AGE
7
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Smart series ignites girls' interest in science and math.
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Network: PBS
(2010)
AGE
7
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Strong female action hero in positive-message-packed show.
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Network: Syndicated
(2012)
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7
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Faith-based period drama has stellar female role models.
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Network: Hallmark Channel
(2014)
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8
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Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
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Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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8
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Magical comedy with good lessons for tweens.
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Network: Syndicated, TeenNick
(2005)
AGE
9
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Girl-centered sci-fi series is like a tween-sized Lost.
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Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
AGE
10
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Fun food battle features creative chefs and great food.
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Network: Food Network
(2010)
AGE
13
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Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
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Network: FX
(2005)
AGE
13
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Action-packed drama with strong female character.
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Network: ABC Family
(2008)
AGE
14
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Strong female teen private eye digs into serious topics.
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Network: CW
(2006)
AGE
15
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Flawed-but-forceful female lead is a tough act to follow.
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Network: ITV, PBS
(2013)

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