A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Kids can learn about different musical instruments, how they work, and how people play music together.
Playing music is fun and a valuable skill to learn. Kids can learn perseverance and teamwork from the Zingzillas' adventures.
Positive Role Models
Each Zingzilla loves music and performing it.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that ZingZillas is a British live-action puppet series for preschoolers about a group of musical monkeys who live on a tropical island. Whether alone or together, they're always thinking about music, and human musicians often visit the island to share their skills and knowledge of a particular instrument. The Zingzillas also use music to process feelings, and write songs about things like fear, happiness, and more. The puppets are a little on the creepy side, but kids who love music will enjoy this fun group of singing friends (and the songs they write aren't too shabby, either).
Is It Any Good?
This sweet show gently explores different types of music, instruments, and what it means to be a musician and performer. Kids can learn teamwork, perseverance, and uniquely, that music can evoke different feelings in people (and gorillas). The human-sized puppets might be a little creepy for some kids and parents, but it's worth it to look beyond the costumes -- there's a lot of solid music knowledge shared by this perky and curious group of friends.
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