Parents' Guide to

Zimmer Twins

By Conny Coon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Safe and simple animation site includes free or fee options.

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 2+

Not the best.

My children have used Zimmer Twins for about 5 or 6 months now, and I've tried it too. The overall website is very quiet and there are barely any posts. Several comments tend to be repeats of the same thing, almost like there are some sort of bots taking over? When we first joined the website, there was a user sending several inappropriate "movies". Such as child pornography and promoting some sort of pedophilia. They also claimed to have hacked the website, where my childrens' movies were deleted, and never restored. Following that, the website hasn't been good. It's gotten to the point where my children can no longer report content, and they removed a renewal subscription. Should you get it? I would say no. There are better communities out there, such as Vyond, Roblox, Fortnite, and Google Plus.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+



This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (19):

Animation is made simple thanks to the Zimmer twins, Edgar and Eva, the animated young characters who star over and over again in the mini-movies on this site. Users can piece together clips of the twins interacting and speaking (through typed words in speech or thought bubbles) through whatever adventures their imaginations create. Choose a theme, create an ending to a “starter,” or simply create from scratch by piecing scenes together. Young animators can save their work for others to watch, rate, and comment on. Educators will also find (paid) classroom memberships that let students create in their classroom. At home or in school, Zimmer Twins is a safe, satisfying romp into the world of animation that lets kids exercise their creative muscle and hone their storytelling skills.

Website Details

  • Subjects: Language & Reading: following directions, storytelling, writing, writing clearly, Arts: script writing
  • Skills: Communication: conveying messages effectively, presenting, Creativity: imagination, making new creations
  • Genre: Creating
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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