Parents' Guide to

Little Bear

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Gentle, age-appropriate viewing for preschoolers.

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 36 parent reviews

age 5+

Little Bear is fine

I am an older person who enjoys certain children's programs because of trauma in my life. I love Little Bear. I watch him on Paramount+ For the adults, I watch Downton Abbey on Prime Video and Last Man Standing on Hulu., Fraser
age 4+

Perfect for growing kids.

I myself watched Little Bear from ages four to around seven. The characters taught me manners and kindness where my parents were too busy with work to do so; one character in particular was a role model and delight to watch. My little sister absolutely loves this series as well. I believe we still have the seasons and movies around the house. If you are looking for a family friendly, nature-oriented, and calming kids show to help nurture and grow the minds of your precious tots, this is the one for you! They will be delighted at the soft colors and fun adventures.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (36 ):
Kids say (25 ):

Animal lovers will enjoy the characters who pal around with Little Bear: There's Cat, who can be crafty around baby birds; Duck, who loves potato salad; Owl, who can at times feel insecure; and Lucy, a little girl who plays with the bunch during the summertime. Mama Bear and Papa Bear trust Little Bear to play with his friends unattended in the forest. Perhaps this reminder of times gone by -- when playing croquet, having picnics, and swimming in the local watering hole were part of daily life -- is the most attractive aspect of this series. If Little Bear inspires families to enjoy such pastoral pleasures, then all the better.

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