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Emily's Wonder Lab

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Great STEM series inspires kid scientists to wonder.

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 14 parent reviews

age 5+

Great for kids!

The show is entertaining for kids and adults. The host treats the kids like they are intelligent and curious scientists which is very refreshing to see.
age 3+

Fun but dangerous activity.

My 3 yr old loves this show. But I dont like how some of the experiments are dangerous. She lets them cover themselves in highlighter and swim in borax. I don't want my daughter trying to do that also. It's a bad example. But she loves watching it.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (14 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Emily is the science teacher we all wish we had as young kids. Her enthusiasm for helping kids understand STEM topics is infectious, and she explains concepts in a way that kids will understand without talking down to them. The kid scientists are super curious and excited about science. They also model that it's OK to make an incorrect hypothesis, because that's how scientists learn. Kids will love watching the really fun experiment demonstrations and will enjoy the kid scientists' silliness. The at-home experiments seem easily doable with grown-up helpers, but parents should note that many require supplies that you probably won't have lying around at home. Emily's Wonder Lab is an excellent way to get kids interested in science!

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