CBeebies Show Me Show Me

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Polly Conway, Common Sense Media
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Colorful site gently introduces tots to imaginative play.

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Educational Value

Kids can learn a variety of early skills on CBeebies Show Me Show Me including numbers, letter recognition, listening, and creativity. While CBeebies Show Me Show Me doesn't go into great detail on any particular skill, it offers a well-rounded selection of simple learning activities for the very young.

Positive Messages

CBeebies Show Me Show Me promotes creativity and a sense of imagination in young viewers; it's sweet and gentle, encouraging kids to find fun in everyday things.

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From the BBC kids' channel CBeebies, Show Me Show Me's website is free to use and doesn't link to any product tie-ins from the show itself.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Show Me Show Me is a gentle, charming TV show from the BBC with an interactive website suitable for toddlers and young kids. The show itself, hosted by humans Chris and Pui and featuring their toy friends, isn't actually available to watch outside of the UK, but the site offers a handful of fun activities for your kids to enjoy. It's lightly educational, with some counting games and interactive storytelling; however, Show Me Show Me's primary focus is to foster a sense of wonder and excitement about the world around us.

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What's it about?

CBEEBIES SHOW ME SHOW ME is based on a BBC kids' television show which \"explores the magic of the every day.\" It features a small range of games and interactive stories. The activities are very simple and suited towards the youngest Web users, but the slow pace and simplicity are appreciated, compared to some sites that can be over-stimulating.

Is it any good?

With its beautifully drawn watercolor backgrounds and colorful, paper-cut characters reminiscent of Eric Carle, CBeebies Show Me Show Me is a delight to look at. The games and activities it offers are very simple, but age appropriate for your youngest online explorers. For example, in Cloud Hunt, kids are presented with a scrolling screen and asked to click on a cloud that looks like a leaf. When they find it, they're rewarded with a cute animation and a poem about clouds. It would be great if Show Me Show Me had bit a more content, but it works as a sweet place for kids to visit.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about imagination and how it can be used every day to make life more fun.

  • Families can also talk about imaginary worlds: how are they created? Who would live in your imaginary world? What would happen there?

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For kids who love early learning

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