A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Young viewers learn foundational math skills like number recognition and counting. The show also teaches teamwork, manners, and celebrating success.
Math helps solve problems. Learning is fun. Celebrate successes.
Positive Role Models
Characters value friendships and model virtues like teamwork, equity, joy, gratitude, and creativity.
The characters are different species of animals and their differences are respected. Some characters are gender specific and some are gender neutral.
Did we miss something on diversity? Suggest an update.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Word Party Presents: Math! is a spinoff of the popular preschool series Word Party and its successor, Word Party Songs, on Netflix. The series features 5 diaper-clad animal friends who learn math skills to solve real-world problems. The show goes beyond academics as characters model manners, teamwork, and social-emotional habits.
Is It Any Good?
From babies to big kids (preschool big kids -- most likely no bigger than that), there's something for everyone in this celebration of numbers. Word Party Presents: Math! brings the party with song and dance, bright colors, and familiar characters that the little ones love from Word Party and Word Party Songs. It gives them content that they can relate to, like friendship and wardrobe that consists of only diapers. It engages and empowers by referring to the viewers as "big kids" and asking for their help with math concepts. And beyond teamwork, kindness, and creativity, it teaches them to celebrate success. For young viewers, each episode is certainly a party.
There are some shows that are great for the whole family, but this isn't one of them (and that's OK!). Kids older than 5 may enjoy the songs and dance but will likely be turned off by the more juvenile aspects. Parents who don't want to tune in can instead use this show as educational screentime for little ones in turn for a chance to take a break or to get something done.
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.