Parents' Guide to

Blippi

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

YouTuber's field trips encourage preschoolers' curiosity.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 109 parent reviews

age 4+

Probably the worst kid's program out there.

The contents are hardly educational, Blippi acts like an idiot on camera without any consideration that kids imitate him in the things he does. His movements are unnatural for an adult imitating a child. Promotes unhealthy habits, for example. Throw items around, make a mess, and don't bother cleaning up. Indirectly promoting violence by smashing things up. His mannerism is not an accurate depiction of a normal child's behavior. Not the kind of stuff you want to show your kids if you want them to grow up to be upstanding citizens.
age 3+

Not educational and annoying

Absolutely useless. My children 7, 5, and 4, learned absolutely nothing from this show. His energy is way too overstimulation and my 5 year old gets annoyed with him. He acts like a child in the most annoying and boring way. He includes social media in a lot of things which my kids don't wanna learn. They wanna learn colors, history, shapes, etc... Blippi is not a good show for your kids if you want them to learn from the TV. He'll drive you nuts.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (109 ):
Kids say (28 ):

Combining elements of Pee-Wee Herman and Mr. Rogers, this successful YouTube star's videos have a vast following, and it's no real surprise why. Preschoolers love how his excitement over things like firetrucks and bulldozers mimics their own, and watching him experience them firsthand is just about the next best thing to doing so themselves. Blippi has a knack for explaining things so youngsters will understand them, thereby encouraging their natural sense of wonder.

Although the channel's reception among parents is a little more hit or miss (his boundless excitement over EVERYTHING can wear on adult senses), this series is a fun collaboration of learning and entertainment that caters to preschoolers' curiosity.

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