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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Teaches social-emotional skills around problem-solving and perseverance. Topics such as the importance of empathy and self-esteem also featured.
Learning and adventure is in the world all around you. It is important to be kind and empathetic toward others. Always express your feelings!
Positive Role Models
The puppet characters are all kind and friendly toward one another. They display emotional intelligence and take ownership for their thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Puppet characters are a range of colors, species, sizes. Bigfoot, Unicorn, Sloth, Yak, and Fox all get along and celebrate their similarities and differences. Voice cast is diverse in age, race, and gender.
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Products & Purchases
Highlights the characters of a popular educational product line, which includes plush toys and books, of the same name.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Slumberkins brings to life the characters and stories from an educational product line of the same name. The products, books, and toys all aim to build authentic social-emotional growth in young children. This show has the same focus. The Slumberkins show promotes positivity and helps preschool viewers explore emotions, by using puppets and animation. Each episode of this Jim Henson Company series on Apple TV+ runs for 22 minutes and shares two unique stories. Themes of the show include self-esteem, compassion, and empathy.
Is It Any Good?
This preschool series is fun, upbeat, educational, and entertaining. The Slumberkins series' social-emotional lessons build off its already well-respected brand. The show's themes are timely and important for young viewers to learn. The cuddly characters and beautiful animation are sure to capture preschoolers' attention. The joyful nature of the show is reminiscent of Sesame Street.
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Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.