Parents' Guide to

Pond Stars

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Company installs water gardens in mild reality show.

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Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

My 4 year old and I both love Pond Stars

My son loves to watch this show with me. He really enjoys seeing the wildlife in the show and likes seeing them build with machines. His favorite episode was the first one because they built a pond for turtles and he really liked that. I think ponds are awesome and the transformation these guys make in a yard is incredible. They teach some science and even touch on the environmental impact their ponds have on local wildlife. Simply awesome!

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The mild series highlights the science and creativity that goes into the wide variety of water features that act as animal habitats while still offering a beautiful landscape for people to enjoy. It also offers details about some of the plants and reclaimed wood features they use to promote moss growth, attract insects, and create self-sustaining animal-feeding grounds.

The projects are impressive, and the few details the show offers about the wildlife that will benefit from them are informative. Explanations about the design and construction of the various ponds and waterfalls also are offered. Most folks won't find it very entertaining, but viewers interested in these topics will find it worth watching.

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