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Movie Reviews

Thomas & Friends: All-Star Tracks Music Poster Image
age 2+
Classic train tunes are great for young Thomas fans.
By Various Artists
(2011)
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LEGO DUPLO WORLD App Poster Image
age 2+
Branded blocks build early skills with co-play, mini-games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Thomas & Friends TV Poster Image
age 3+
Thomas and his train friends huff and chuff around.
Network: PBS
(1984)
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Dinosaur Train TV Poster Image
age 3+
Young dino's travels teach kids about science and diversity.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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Chuggington TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Young "trainees" teach preschoolers important social skills.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Sleuthing story has worthy messages for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Little Engine That Could Book Poster Image
age 3+
Charming, encouraging picture book engages and inspires.
By Watty Piper
(1930)
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Thomas & Friends: Calling All Engines! Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Thomas and friends adventure offers lessons in cooperation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Highly marketed train characters make new friends.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging classic makes work delightful.
By Richard Scarry
(1968)
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Thomas and Friends: Lion of Sodor Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Cute stories model great behavior for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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PlayKids - Learn Through Play App Poster Image
age 3+
Content galore includes shows, games; subscription needed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Tayo the Little Bus TV Poster Image
age 3+
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
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HooplaKidz Fun with ABC and 123 App Poster Image
age 3+
Basic preschool skills in simple, pricey package.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Special Delivery Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
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Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Trains' sweet origin story promotes friendship, cooperation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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LeapFrog LeapTV: Letter Factory Adventures Game Poster Image
age 3+
Fun and active introduction to letters can be repetitive.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
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Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
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Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Entertaining train tale with mild peril, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Thomas and Friends: The Christmas Engines Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle winter train tales celebrate the holidays.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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