Story highlights This is a golden age of choice for preschool TV that helps kids from social-emotional learning to STEM subjects These shows, like Sesame Street, are blurring the line between entertainment and education When kids’ TV shows bill themselves as educational, lots of parents take their word for it. But how many of these shows are backed by childhood-development principles, quality research, and an understanding of how kids learn best from media? Actually, quite a few. From social-emotional learning to STEM subjects, this is a golden age of choice for preschool TV. Behind the scenes, many kids’ shows are providing richer screen-time experiences by the pros who know how best to reach kids. Sesame Street is an obvious pioneer in this realm; its team of experts, researchers, and advisors helped create a show that’s been a positive influence on kids for over 45 years. Friendship, counting, ABCs — you name it, they’ve helped kids learn it. Great shows know how to thoughtfully embed learning into the fun, blurring the line between entertainment and education. Here are 10 shows that are following in Sesame Street’s footsteps: Creative Galaxy, Amazon Prime, 3+ Read More Friendly alien Arty loves to think outside… Read full this story
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