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Ruby's Studio: The Feelings Show

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Intuitive movie helps kids learn to express their emotions.

Movie NR 2012 45 minutes
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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Great !!

Great for helping little ones understand their feelings

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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Each story here is a gem, capturing the essence of kids' emotions and illustrating socially responsible ways for them to handle similar situations. The delightful Feelings Show is the brainchild of The Mother Company, a collaborative effort from creative moms whose hands-on experience with the ups and downs of childhood gives way to intuitive stories and songs with lovable -- and relatable -- characters. There's Sally, whose frustrated failures at building the world's tallest double-decker sandwich almost spell the end of her efforts. When Sid gets sad that his parents are leaving for the night, it takes some wise words from his friend to remind him that they're always thinking about him and loving him. And when a boy's younger brother breaks his favorite toy, he gets a visit from the Anger Monster, who grows as his feelings escalate and shrinks when he expresses his anger with positive communication.

Inviting artistry, sharp writing, and a pitch-perfect hostess who blends the best qualities of Mister Rogers and Mary Poppins make this a delightful pick for parents and kids to enjoy together. You'll both learn a lot, especially thanks to the "Pop-Up Parenting" viewing option that displays captions with sage advice from author Betsy Brown Braun, who touches on the psychology behind the kid-geared content.

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