A Lot or a Little?
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The show's science-based curriculum introduces preschoolers to everything from colors and blending to the light refraction that makes stars appear to twinkle. Each topic is presented with age-appropriate detail that breaks down complicated concepts in ways that young kids can understand with ease. Kids also learn the value of asking questions.
Luna introduces kids to the excitement of discovery as she runs experiments to answer her multitude of science questions. Viewers see that curiosity and exploration are not only great ways to learn new things but also a lot of fun.
Positive Role Models
Luna takes initiative in identifying the mysteries she'd like to solve and in designing ways to do so. She often turns to adults for guidance, and, rather than giving her the answers, they suggest methods by which she can come by them herself. Her imagination plays a big role in the process as well, and she's always happy to have her little brother tag along for the experience.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Earth to Luna encourages kids to think critically about how things work in the natural world. Its science-based curriculum introduces concepts such as astronomy, motion, and light refraction in simple ways that preschoolers will understand through basic experiments and imaginative plots that put the characters in the middle of the action. Luna's curiosity (she's forever asking, "Why?") is presented in a positive light intended to show kids that asking questions is the only way to learn the answers. Need another reason to like it? Luna's sweet affection for her younger brother is a great example of symbiotic sibling relationships.
Is It Any Good?
Preschoolers will love bubbly, twirly Luna and her fun adventures that are often set to song. Tagging along with her takes them to the furthest corners of the solar system and below the depths of Earth's surface, plus all kinds of places in between. Really, what's not to like about that? Even if the show's curriculum is an afterthought to them, kids will still get good vibes from the characters' quest for knowledge and the positive interpersonal relationships at play throughout each story.
But Earth to Luna's STEM-based content is what will really stand out to parents, who may even learn a thing or two themselves if they watch with their preschoolers. Complex concepts are condensed to the very basics and presented in creative ways that even this young age group can understand, and the stories' simple experiments can be replicated for more hands-on learning at home.
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