A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The series introduces preschoolers to early literacy skills like letter identification, letter sounds, simple spelling, and word recognition.
The series emphasizes the importance of problem solving, teamwork, communication, and compassion -- as well as learning literacy skills.
Positive Role Models
The four main characters are a diverse, curious group who work well together as a team, respect each other, and are always willing to help others.
Violence & Scariness
Some extremely mild suspense/peril as the heroes go about their adventures.
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Products & Purchases
Some limited merchandise including a partnership with Post Alpha Bits cereal.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that there's no objectionable content in Super WHY!, which focuses on building preschoolers' early literacy skills. This animated educational series teaches kids lessons in friendship, teamwork, and respect, as well as how to identify words and letters. Young viewers are encouraged to interact with the lively characters, whose travels through classic storybooks like The Three Little Pigs builds on kids' familiarity with popular stories.
Is It Any Good?
Kids are sure to enjoy this series for its energetic characters and vibrant illustrations, and parents will love its strong educational angle and the positive messages it sends kids about reading and learning.
Not only does this inviting animated series encourage preschoolers to expand their early literacy skills through interactive reading, word games, and spelling challenges, Super WHY! also draws comparisons between the lessons in classic tales like The Three Little Pigs and real-world troubles that kids will easily relate to. The stories' morals also remind youngsters that many problems can be resolved by communication and compassion.
Did we miss something on diversity?
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.