Run Jump Skip & Sing

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Toddlers adore the dinosaur -- and the songs.

Parents say

age 18+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+
Based on 2 reviews

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Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff

This is basically an ad for the TV show.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that the traditional and original songs here are short and catchy.

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Teen, 13 years old Written byD.B October 16, 2018


Just disturbing. The murder crosses the line. Come on Barney!
Kid, 11 years old August 30, 2010


Little fact:Ring around the Rosie is about the black death plague.
That counts as violence.

What's the story?

Ask a room full of young children if they love Barney, and you'll hear a choral \"yes\", if not a resounding cheer. This recording gets kids singing, clapping, and jumping without any prompting.

Is it any good?

RUN-JUMP-SKIP & SING is a combination of traditional and original songs performed by the beloved television characters Barney, Baby Bop, BJ, and the kids' chorus. One 5-year-old fan sang along, performed the appropriate movements to "Ring Around a Rosie" and "Skip to My Lou" (in the "Run & Jump Medley"), and enjoyed recognizing Baby Bop's voice.

The songs are short and catchy, and will maintain the participation and attention of most toddlers. Although the dinosaur's voice may get on your nerves after a few songs, your kid isn't likely to tire of it.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the ideas in the stories. Use your imaginations to make-believe, and think of things you like to do on a rainy day.

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