Parents' Guide to

Postman Pat

By Andrea Graham, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Small-town adventures just right for kids.

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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 4 parent reviews

age 2+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 2+

Same as Pingu and Fireman Sam.

if you want to see my thoughts, on Postman Pat, go read my review on Fireman Sam on my old account.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (6):

Postman Pat's quirky-yet-loveable villagers will delight preschoolers and provide good examples of neighborly behavior. Pat's interaction with his community illustrates the value of helping others, while also emphasizing the importance of safety and thinking before you act. Plus, Pat's adventures reflect preschoolers' own curiosity and eagerness to explore their physical and social world. The show encourages this wonder and teaches children that they, too, can contribute to their community.

While preschoolers will be happy to watch Postman Pat, slightly older children (up to 8), may also get a kick out of watching Pat and his silly friends tackle problems. As the show is British, children may enjoy the characters' accents and word use. This tendency can add a fun layer: Kids can compare and contrast their world to Greendale.

TV Details

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