Parents' Guide to

Sunny Side Up

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Energetic A.M. fun and learning for preschoolers.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 2+

What is this?

I do not know where to begin. The songs are annoying, Chica's squeak is annoying, and the hosts have no talent. Too many bright colors, if your kids have seizures, this is not recommended for them. This is isn't that educational either.
age 2+

Like the show!!!!

My daughter loves sprout!!! She especially loves Chicka!! sad that Liz left though because she truly did a great job!!! The only shows I really don't care for my daughter seeing is the dirt girl world...and lazy town and every now and then the wiggles...Though she loves Barney, Super why, Thomas, Bob, etc...so overall a great program:) Just always have a alternative just in case

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (5 ):

The fact that the show airs live enhances the hosts' abilities to both connect with and teach preschoolers as well, allowing them to reference current holidays and other events and to receive and respond to email submissions in a timely manner. From birthday greetings for young fans to weather reports from kids all over the country, the series incorporates real-life Sproutlets at every turn, even applauding do-gooders with a "Good Egg" award for extra efforts at home or school. Plus, parents will enjoy the celebrity guests including folks like Jon Hamm and Michelle Obama, sharing their unique perspectives on preschool themes.

Mixed in with all of this educational content are abbreviated versions of kids' favorite Sprout shows. The constant back-and-forth between these episodes and the live segments provides plenty of stopping points for parents who want to limit their children's TV intake, so don't be turned off by the show's three-hour "runtime."

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