Parents' Guide to

Sydney Sailboat

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Spunky boat's adventures have good lessons 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 1 parent review

age 3+

Is there any way we can get this show back in the US? My 3yr old son is severely autistic and LOVES this show...this is literally our lifeline but now we can’t get it on Hulu or any internet sources!

Is It Any Good?

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This Australian show's friendly nautical characters are much like preschoolers themselves: They're excitable, curious, and impulsive, which yields many teaching moments for kids. The scenarios will resonate with youngsters, as will Sydney's recurring frustration over being little in a world of bigger, more powerful boats who seemingly can do so much more than he can. Even so, Sydney learns that being little isn't necessarily a bad thing, and being himself is always the way to go.

With stories that showcase the value of telling the truth, expressing your feelings, and standing up for what's right, Sydney Sailboat has a lot of positive content for preschoolers. And even though it's not a primary focus of the show, they'll also pick up a few things about the similarities and differences among various kinds of boats.

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