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Elinor Wonders Why: A Wonderful Journey

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Sweet intro to scientific questioning for preschoolers.

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Nice pale colors, educational, good values, and not to fast paced. Great for toddlers and new tv watchers.

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Full of catchy songs and repetition, this new special is the perfect introduction to the scientific method for preschoolers. Encouraging questions and making observations while respectfully exploring nature, Elinor Wonders Why: A Wonderful Journey teaches young viewers that asking questions is good for coming up with new ideas, learning things, and inventing new solutions to problems. The show also encourages making observations, especially in nature, and making drawings based on those observations. To add to the learning, plenty of facts about frogs are peppered throughout the show. Plus, both the park ranger and the inventor featured are women; one is even bilingual. This is a show your children will learn a lot from, both directly and indirectly. Just be prepared to go for lots of hikes with the kids after they finish watching.

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