Parents' Guide to

Peep and the Big Wide World

By Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Preschoolers learn science with a pinch of humor.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 2+

I hate it too scary

This title has:

Too much violence
age 2+

A humorous, imaginative show for kids

Peep and the Big Wide World is a humorous cartoon that teaches kids about the world, curiosity, imagination, perseverance, and problem solving. I remember watching this show when I was younger and I still love it today!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12):
Kids say (9):

This show feels special from the start. The animation has a friendly, hand-drawn feel and is narrated by Joan Cusack. What makes Peep and the Big Wide World fun is that the science isn't academic at all -- the little birds come up with the kinds of experiments real kids would come up with, get their answers, and are happy. Each story is followed by a filmed segment with real kids using the same concepts at home.

The combination of cartoons and real life makes the concepts very real and accessible. Peep is a great way to get young children excited about science without even realizing it.

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