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Shows young viewers that the three December holidays are much more similar than they may think. Teaches the values of Kwanzaa like Umoja, Nia, and Imani. Teaches the Hebrew letters on the dreidel.
Everyone can come together for the holidays. Each holiday is special and important in its own way. Kindness casts out darkness.
Positive Role Models
Overall, characters share the joy of the holiday season through compassion, manners, and fun. When a grumpy lump of coal behaves rudely, Face and the others continue to extend kindness towards him. Ultimately, their kindness teaches him to enjoy the holiday season.
Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are celebrated throughout the special. Characters from a variety of Nick Jr. shows are featured in the music videos, including those that are Black, Filipino, and Latino.
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The show emphasizes holiday gift giving.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Face's Super Snowtacular Holiday Special is a festive holiday episode of Face's Music Party. Hosted by Face, it features Nick Jr. favorites from Paw Patrol, Baby Shark's Big Show, Bubble Guppies, Santiago of the Seas, Blue's Clues & You, Peppa Pig; it also includes a special performance by dancing queen, Jojo Siwa. Through short skits and music videos, the show honors Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa, as it highlights the traditions and rituals that come along with each. Special songs really allow Hanukkah and Kwanzaa to shine, while teaching young viewers about the histories of the holidays. Positive messages about kindness arise from characters' treatment of a lump of coal who tries to steal their holiday cheer.
Is It Any Good?
The ultimate holiday dance party will have little ones moving from the beginning to the end. Face's Super Snowtacular Holiday Special is a musical extravaganza perfect for the whole family, as it boasts holiday music from a variety of genres. Kids will love seeing their favorite Nick Jr. characters gear up for the holidays, especially since they can learn about holidays they may not celebrate at home. There are funny videos that parents will get a chuckle out of -- for example, a creative rap shouts out holiday gift wrap and all of the accessories that go along with it, and a funny ode to the potato celebrates all of its holiday uses, from potato latkes to sweet potato pie. Nick Jr. nails it with this colorful, fun (and quick!) viewing experience.
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