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Get Up and Move

TV review by
Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Lively show encourages kids to be active through dance.

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age 14+
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Educational Value

Encourages kids to participate in movement and music listening activities, both of which are important for preschoolers. 

Positive Messages

Highlights how any move can be a dance move, and shows how fun and easy it is to move around to music. 

Positive Role Models & Representations

Carly and her friends sing, dance, and encourage everyone to have fun. 

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Features previously aired scenes from Sprout House and The Sunny Side Up Show

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Get Up and Move is a show that features age-appropriate music videos designed to encourage preschool children to move and dance. It also features scenes from children's shows like Sprout House and The Sunny Side Up Show, so children who are familiar with these shows will probably want to tune in. 

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What's the story?

GET UP AND MOVE is an educational show that encourages preschoolers to be physically active while listening to music. Host Carly Ciarrocchi encourages kids to dance by jumping, bouncing, and hopping, even by wiggling their ears. Adding to the fun are lots of live-action and animated music videos that they can dance to, featuring folks like Gina Lina, the Pre-School Popstars, and Bobs and Lolos. They even get to see Snug and other folks from Sprout House and The Sunny Side Up Show to see how they're moving, too. 

Is it any good?

This fun, energetic series encourages kids to move to music in lots of different ways. Host Carly Ciarrocchi is lively as she talks into the camera, which will make young viewers feel like she's speaking directly to them. Meanwhile, the music videos, many of which feature young kids, offer lyrics about different dance moves and having fun. Get Up and Move is lively enough to keep preschoolers entertained, and no doubt will inspire many of them to work on their own moves while watching. 

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the importance of being physically active. Is dancing a good way to get some exercise? 

  • Get Up and Move shows lots of different ways that people can move around when they dance. What are some of your favorite dance moves?

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