Parents' Guide to

Barney: Let's Make Music

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Purple dino teaches kids how to overcome fear, be confident.

Movie NR 2006 50 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Barney is literally a sociopath

Barney makes music so loud and eerie that the kids lose their hearing. Barney also took my cereal like

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

Although parents will probably groan their way through it, this Barney movie is fun, flashy, and sure to be a crowd pleaser for the preschooler set. The song and dance numbers are big and showy, with lots of costumes, music, and exotic sights, such as stilt walkers and elephants. Kids expecting a lot about musical instruments or making music may be disappointed, though, since the focus is more on overcoming stage fright than actually making music. But they should still enjoy the fair fun.

Parents will definitely appreciate the tips Barney gives for overcoming fear and building confidence, which will be especially helpful for shy or anxious kids.

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