Parents' Guide to

Bonnie Bear

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Eager bear learns about sounds on gentle toddler show.

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age 3+

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age 3+

Is It Any Good?

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This sweet and lightly educational show is gentle enough and suitable for toddlers. Sounds are an important part of their world -- since they aren't sure what most things in the adult world mean yet, they attempt to make sense of the world with the things they see, touch, and hear. The types of sounds Bonnie identifies are the sorts young viewers probably have heard before: a vrooming car, the sound of footsteps, maybe Mommy or Daddy coming home at the end of a long day. Hearing them and imagining what they might be before Bonnie draws them on her whiteboard will prove a puzzle that's just hard enough to intrigue, but not frustrate, very young viewers. The Listening Game repeats every three minutes during a 30-minute episode, so parents might get a little sick of the repetition. But the voices, noises, and action are quiet and non-annoying and perfectly pitched for tiny viewers who might be overwhelmed by more stimulating shows.

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