Blue's Room

TV review by
Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Parents recommendPopular with kids
Lovable puppy invites kids to imagine and learn.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 3+
Based on 10 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Positive Messages

Emphasizes communication, problem solving, creative expression, and teamwork. Interactive games use repetition to teach counting, word association, letters, shapes, and early reading skills.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this Blue's Clues spin-off lives up to the original's high standards. The series invites preschoolers to interact with the lovable puppy puppet Blue -- who can now talk -- as she and her brother, Sprinkles, play and learn with their friends. Young viewers will absorb important early literacy skills like letter recognition, counting, comprehension, and shape identification, all while dancing, singing, drawing, and pretending with Blue and her buddies. The show also emphasizes teamwork, responsibility, and effective communication.

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User Reviews

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Adult Written byBrett.matheny November 30, 2019
Parent of a 6, 10, and 14-year-old Written byKako January 18, 2015

Engaging Puppets and Cute Stories

I adore the characters in this show (the main character, a talking dog named Blue, can get a tad annoying) and its plot line altogether. Roar E, a dinosaur, is... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written bypawpatrolfanatic September 17, 2019

my childhood!

childhood memories.
Teen, 14 years old Written bybluesakura December 20, 2018

Reboot Blue's Room!

Blue's Room is a really fun show for kids, and you gotta love how Blue was given the ability to talk in the series. They should add the Blue's Room se... Continue reading

What's the story?

In BLUE'S ROOM, popular canine character Blue (voiced by Victoria Pontecarvo), her baby brother, Sprinkles (Joey Mazzarino), and their pal Joe (Donovan Patton) -- now in puppet form, rather than animated – invites kids to join them in interactive fun that typically involves singing, dancing, imagining, and playing games. The trio sets the stage for adventures in outer space, on the farm, through fairytales, and more. They engage preschoolers with imaginative stories that call for skills like counting, comprehension, shape recognition, and creative expression to solve various obstacles incorporated into each episode's theme. In one episode, for example, Blue and Sprinkles handle chores on the farm while Old McDonald (Joe) runs errands. Using a checklist to keep track of their tasks, Blue and Sprinkles ask for viewers' help collecting and counting eggs, distributing the right food to the animals, and milking a cow. When the work is done, the group celebrates by singing \"Old McDonald.\"

Is it any good?

Blue's Room's focus on communication is evident throughout the show, as characters often pose questions directly to young viewers and pause for their responses. Music, art, vocabulary, and storytelling are also incorporated into the storylines, helping preschoolers develop the building blocks they'll need for future literacy. There's so much to love about Blue's Room that parents will be tempted to join in the fun as well. Those who do will notice strong messages about teamwork, friendship, and self-confidence woven into the engaging, educational content.

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  • Families can talk about imaginative play. What do Blue and her friends pretend? Why is it fun to pretend? Kids: What do you like to pretend when you play? Do you dress up? Do your friends like to play with you? What do they pretend to be? Parents can also talk with their kids about each episode's themes. What job did Blue and her friends do? Why was it important? How did they work together to accomplish it? What tools did they use? Kids: When have you cooperated with your friends? Was it difficult? How did you work it out?

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