Dinosaur Train – A Review

dinosaur train

Dinosaur Train is a new programme for children aged 3-6 that came to Nick Jnr earlier this month.  Dinosaur Train is produced by the Jim Henson Company and as a huge Sesame Street and Muppets fan I had high hopes.

Each 22 minute show features two animated episodes. Based on input from paleontologists, science teachers and early childhood education experts, Dinosaur Train promotes critical thinking skills for preschoolers based on an engaging and creative curriculum.

Each episode features Buddy a T-Rex who travels with his family on the dinosaur train to find out about other dinosaurs and how they live. Dinosaurs and trains, I should think that this is most little boys idea of heaven. My 3 year old daughter and her male friend watched it together and they are suitably hooked.    The animation and storylines are colourful and engaging and  I learned lots about dinosaurs that I didn’t know before.  If you have a young dinosaur geek I’m sure it will become a firm favourite.

About these ads
This entry was posted in review, Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s