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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The show's curriculum teaches computational thinking. This is a mental skill, based in computer science, that supports problem-solving, expression, logical reasoning, and task completion.
Even in a hard situation, you can always use your problem-solving skills to find a solution. It's important to spend time with family and friends! There's fun in your own back yard, you just have to look for it.
Positive Role Models
Characters are curious and adventurous. They use their mental skills, along with their unique talents to solve tricky-yet relatable problems. Super breaks both age and gender stereotypes as a loving grandmother, who never leaves home without her toolkit, and serves as the Treeborhood's unofficial Mayor.
The show's animated characters are various animals that have unique characteristics and skills. Their shape, size, and color is not defined by gender. Super breaks both age and gender stereotypes as a loving grandmother, who never leaves home without her toolkit, and serves as the Treeborhood's unofficial Mayor. Unique family structures are showcased. The show's voice actors are from diverse backgrounds, including Black, Asian, and Indian.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Work It Out Wombats! is an entertaining and educational animated series for preschoolers. The show's characters use computational thinking, which is based in the STEM field of computer science, to solve problems and challenges. The show follows the story of three spunky marsupial siblings as their adventures lead them to new heights and new opportunities for learning.Themes of the show include problem solving, being curious about your environment, and spending time with friends and family.
Is It Any Good?
This show is the perfect combination of learning, high energy characters, and fun music. Work It Out Wombats! takes the important subject of computational thinking, and makes it understandable for young learners. The show's curriculum is developmentally appropriate for preschoolers and is presented in an exciting way. Work It Out Wombats! models positive, learning interactions between children and adults through exploration and play. The show's quality matches -- actually, exceeds, the high expectations viewers have for PBS Kids programming.
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