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Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Delightful lessons and swashbuckling fun for preschoolers.

Movie NR 2012 49 minutes
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Filled with high adventure and a valiant quest to save a friend, Jake Saves Bucky is an hour of swashbuckling fun that's beautifully suited to preschoolers. The characters invite viewers to be part of the action by speaking directly to them and engaging them in the story's progress, by which kids use basic reasoning and counting skills. They're treated to delightful music, wonderful examples of friendship and teamwork, and a great lesson in the rewards of determination.

If your tots are particularly sensitive, they may need an extra snuggle during the sad scene that shows Jake and his friends bidding farewell to Bucky. Kids will sympathize with the characters' emotions over losing their friendly ship, and you can use this aspect of the story to talk with yours about loss. Of course this somber mood doesn't last long, and as the story progresses, viewers will learn along with the characters that fairness and hard work are the most important tools in winning every kind of race.

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