A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Kids showcase their talents by playing classical instruments like flute, violin and trumpet. Depending on the theme of the show, either a social-emotional skill, such as how to make friends, or a fun fact (ants can carry up to 20 times their weight) is shared.
Friends share what they like and what their afraid of. Be there for each other to help someone out. Some friendships are short, some are life-long. Make new friends but keep the old ones. Be positive. Express yourself. Enjoy life. Work on your talents. Sing with your friends. Learn new dance moves. Have fun.
Positive Role Models
Face is an animated "O.G. emoji," who has positive things to say about every situation. He gives tips for making friends, talks to the kids on the show in encouraging ways, shares fun facts, and likes to sing.
A diverse array of cultures, ethnicities, body types, and talents are featured in this show.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this musical series is bouncy, upbeat, and features both animated segments and live-action scenes. The kids who dance or play music on the show hail from diverse backgrounds, expressing themselves proudly. Whether they are dancing, showcasing their abilities to play instruments, or exhibiting friendship with each other, there's a lot of skill and enthusiasm demonstrated in this high-quality show.
Is It Any Good?
Lots of variety and smooth segues mingle with excellent music and great choreography in Face's Dance Party. Face (Cedric L. Williams) is funny, upbeat and insightful, asking the kid guests questions when they they showcase their talents on the show. Face introduces topics such as how to make friends in a goofy, yet wise manner. Considering he's an animated character, Face is approachable, funny, and a decent role model.
Suitable for preschoolers who enjoy music, or elementary kids who want to see some great kid choreography, parents won't mind having Face's Dance Party playing in the background while they're making dinner. It's a pleasure to see thoughtful media delivered in such an entertaining fashion.
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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.