Parents' Guide to

Bearily Bear Stories

By Debra Alvarado, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Reimagined fairytales are more diverse and inclusive.

Podcast Kids & Family Independent Average run time: 11 minutes

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Miral Sattar's stories and reimagined fairytales aim to reflect kids of different backgrounds, experiences and families and the diverse world they live in. Bearily Bear Stories features retellings that shut down older fairytale stereotypes that paint female characters as damsels in distress and dependent on others. She's able to give these stories a more modern and realistic vision, while keeping the classic charm parents and kids love about these familiar fairytale stories.

The podcast models honest and respectful communication between kids and adults through interactions of characters, which can help caregivers navigate talking to their kids. This is a great listen for story time and also a nice wind down activity before bed time.

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