Parents' Guide to

Julius Jr.

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

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A younger version of cartoonist Paul Frank's most recognizable character comes to life in Julius Jr., a cute preschool series that makes it clear it won't bank its success on Julius' existing popularity alone. His is only one face in a sea of darling characters, each with its own personality and talents to contribute to the group. If parents could design the perfect community for their kids, it would look a lot like this show: unique minds, kind hearts, and patient friends, and the freedom for self-expression. Of course, magical furniture and a hall of doors that lead to unpredictable places don't hurt, either.

The messages kids will take from Julius Jr. are as delightful as the characters themselves. Through the cast's problem-solving process, they'll learn that every mistake is a learning opportunity; in hearing the characters' kindness to each other, they'll understand that expressing their thoughts helps others understand them. Some of these points might not be obvious to them at first, but, with some help from you, they'll come to identify examples of these essential social skills.

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