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By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Quirky history lessons sure to entertain tweens.

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

Find it - it is great, fun and EDUCATIONAL

This was a favorite of myself and my 7 year old. I am VERY upset Discovery Kids left the air (about the only channel I would let him watch regularly) in favor of "the Hub" - which is much more "commercialized" - with fewer educational shows, as well. This series is now shown only once a week in the middle of the night! TIVo it if you can - it is very educational, and my son can converse on topics he learned here that surprise other adults!!

This title has:

Educational value
age 10+
my 10 year loves it and is very sad to see discovery kids channel come to an end so she won't be able to see time blazers anymore.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

In one episode devoted to fashion trends, for example, the cast first shows viewers how the skirt evolved from what was worn in the 1800s to the minis of today, then visits British troops from 200 years ago to teach viewers how military uniforms have changed over time. Other episodes have shown how carrier pigeons and smoke signals preceded text messaging and how home security started with the caveman. Young viewers will get a kick out of the goofy hijinks Sam uses to illustrate Shakira's history lessons.

There's little about Timeblazers with which to find fault. Kids will enjoy seeing their peers onscreen, and parents will breathe easy knowing their kids aren't watching fluff.

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