A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Kids will learn plenty about cooking and recipes, and kitchen segments always include reminders of the importance of hygiene matters like washing your hands.
The show sends empowering messages to kids about creativity and helpfulness, showing them how rewarding it can be to cook and be crafty.
Positive Role Models
Sean is patient and supportive of the kids on the show, encouraging them to tap into their inner artist and create something beautiful and unique to their own tastes.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this series will encourage preschoolers' sense of creativity with fun craft projects and kid-friendly recipes that families can try at home. From after-school snacks to full meals, the recipes are simple, healthy, and tailor-made for little helping hands, and the art projects use common household supplies, so they're perfect for impromptu craft sessions. The show does require parents to visit its website to get the details of the recipes featured in each episode.
Is It Any Good?
Preschoolers and their parents will enjoy tuning into this colorful, upbeat series together, and the fact that it's full of kid-friendly recipes and art projects is, well, just icing on the cake. Wondering what to make for dinner so your picky preschooler will eat? Sean and Noodle have plenty of suggestions, and kids might be more inclined to help out in the kitchen -- and then eat the meal itself -- when the characters show them how fun cooking can be. Sean's crafting sessions will have a similar effect on youngsters, inspiring them to explore artistic expression with simple projects that are easily copied by families at home.
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