Parents' Guide to

Ready, Steady, Wiggle!

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Aussie entertainers get kids moving with catchy songs.

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

Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

Positive messages and catchy songs

I love the positive messages about friendship, sharing, even healthy eating... the tunes are so catchy.

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age 2+

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Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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This Wiggles incarnation is as energetic and engaging as the original was, spelling good news for a whole new group of preschoolers. The songs are simple, repetitive, and undeniably catchy and generally a mix of new ones and golden oldies from the Wiggles archives. The addition of a female cast member is a welcome change to the previously all-male band as well.

Even though Ready, Steady, Wiggle!'s focus is on singing, dancing, and silly costumes and skits, there is some learning to be had at the Wiggles' direction. The stories encourage characteristics such as empathy, curiosity, and helpfulness, and the characters are very comfortable in their own skins. The songs often incorporate colors, shapes, and other basic skills, and the group's cooperative mentality reminds kids that differences can be a good thing within a team setting. Other content is more direct in how it teaches, as with segments such as "Anthony's Alphabet," which helps with letter recognition and sounds.

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