A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Dance Time Boys is a dance-along series designed to motivate kids to move, dance, and play. The lyrics and dance moves are upbeat, and are appropriate for pre-school children. There's really nothing to worry about here, and it offers a great way of getting little ones to burn off some energy.
What's the story?
DANCE TIME BOYS is a an series featuring the nephews of Sheila Escovedo, a.k.a Grammy-nominated drummer Sheila E., as they fulfill their mission to keep kids moving and grooving. It stars 8-year old cousins PB and Jam, who ride their scooters to different neighborhoods to show folks how fun it is to dance and sing. Even more fun is the fact that they do it in English and Spanish.
Is it any good?
The energetic, kid-friendly series focuses on getting kids to get up, move around, and have fun. It's also a family affair, and features original music and choreography created and produced by members of the Escovedo family, whose generations of Latin Jazz and popular music performers are renown throughout the music industry.
It's not the highest quality production, but the lyrics are easy for young children to sing along to, and the dance moves are fun and simple enough to follow, offering a positive way of showing young kids how to have a good time while establishing some healthy habits.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about the importance of exercise in our daily lives. How does dancing and other fun activities help us stay healthy? Is having a good time while doing them make them healthier?
Kids: What kinds of activities can you think of that make you want to move? Can the rest of your family do them too? Does moving around make you feel better about yourself?
For kids who love dancing
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