A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Eureka's adventures expose viewers to problem-solving skills, called "thinkering", like identifying the problem, strategizing solutions, and flexible thinking. Engineering plays a pivotal role in Eureka's thinking and adventures. The show also presents elements of life during the Stone Age.
It is important to be unique, and you should never be ashamed of your differences. There is no such thing as a bad idea. Your ideas have the power to make the world a better place.
Positive Role Models
Eureka believes in the power of her ideas and inventions. She is a kind and supportive friend to all, who doesn't shy away from sharing her thoughts and feelings. Her family members and friends always support Eureka's creative thoughts and help her create her inventions.
The show is bursting with diversity. The characters are different races, and skin tones, various ages, and have distinct talents. Eureka is left-handed and stands out as being unique in her town. Friendship is a major theme of the show.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Eureka! is an animated, preschool show set in the Stone Age. The show's main character uses her problem-solving and engineering skills to make her town a better place, or solve everyday problems. She describes herself as being "different," and embraces her unique skills and talents -- making her a great role model. Eureka's friends, parents, and pet are part of her fun and clever adventures. They often yell out her name, just as a special idea has popped into her head. The sweet show includes diverse characters, upbeat musical selections, and bright animation. Friendship and flexible thinking are major themes of the show.
Is It Any Good?
Disney Junior has done a terrific job in creating this bright and upbeat show. Eureka! is both innovative and inspirational. Viewers will be captivated by the beautiful animation and sing along to the fun tunes. The stories are both educational and entertaining; everyone will want to be Eureka's friend and build alongside her.
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Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.