Parents' Guide to

Dragon Tales

By Betsy Wallace, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Curious kids and dragons take flight.

TV PBS Educational 1999
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I use to watch this show with my sisters when we were young. Its such a nice wind down show. My only thing was how annoyimg Ord was. He was scared of almost EVERYTHING !! He lived in Dragonland I'd expect Max to be more afraid.

Is It Any Good?

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DRAGON TALES intends to positively impact a child's growth and development by encouraging a love of learning and helping children problem-solve and work through the challenges of growing up. The kids and dragons embark on different adventures and attend the School in the Sky, all while learning how to face their fears and handle new situations. The fun, nurturing, and sometimes challenging atmosphere of Dragon Land is a lot like preschool.

Episodes feature situations that preschoolers are likely to face themselves. In one show, Max was on his own in Dragon Land for the first time while his big sister was at camp. He missed her very much and wished she wasn't missing the fun, but then he got the idea to send her some pictures, which made him feel closer to her. This was a good episode for siblings facing being on their own for the first time. Other episodes have shown characters learning the importance of taking turns, coping with losing a beloved blanket, and believing in yourself when you lack confidence.

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