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History's Lost & Found

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Tales of famous artifacts are fun and educational.

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age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

My kids love this channel!

Fabulous! I/my kids love this channel. We have watched every eposide on this channel. Very educating and fun! Defintly for young ones!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

History's Lost & Found is good family entertainment for tweens and up -- but the graphic nature of some stories makes it an iffy choice for young kids. Tales of murder, war, and disaster include historic video footage and photos that could be disturbing, as could heart-wrenching descriptions of real-life events. For example, in a story about Lizzie Borden the narrator details how a murderer used an ax to chop off her mother and father's heads, and the broken skull of one of the victims is shown.

So if your kids are sensitive, it might be a good idea to glance at each episode's topics in advance. But potential violence aside, the fast-paced series offers an unusually intriguing glimpse at history, so if your tweens can handle the tougher bits, they'll likely be as captivated by the show as you are.

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