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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Encourages children's curiosity and love for learning.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that even though this very kid-friendly program is intended for preschoolers, it's charming enough that parents will get a giggle as well. Kids learn about love, patience, cooperation, and respect through funny skits and games. The show also encourages children's curiosity and love of learning and also features grandparents as caretakers.
Is It Any Good?
Nanalan' succeeds in capturing kids' concerns and perceptions and is usually spot on with its sense of humor. Some of the puppets, like Nana (who's voiced by Jason Hopley), have quite detailed human like faces, while others -- like Mona -- have simpler features. But all of them respond to situations in funny, charming ways.
Emotional responses to curious discoveries is a very important aspect of a preschooler's life, and Nanalan' captures this excitement perfectly. It also depicts a positive relationship between Mona and her nana -- a caretaking example that helps kids learn that families come in all types and sizes and that every family situation is unique. All in all, Nanalan' will delight your little ones and will probably make you giggle as well.
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