The best entertainment for children should be one that promotes good values and healthy habits. Preschoolers, especially, are impressionable and therefore it is all the more important that they view programs that are fun, enjoyable and wholesome. Television viewing if used appropriately can be a useful tool in teaching kids right values and conduct.
When I got the opportunity to review The Wumblers®, I was happy to do so since the program promoted play, imagination and creativity to teach kids about good values and making the world a better place.
The Wumblers® Teach Kids about Social and Humanitarian Values
The Wumblers series features Bertram, a five-year old Wumbler and his friend, a bilingual Latin American snail called Raimundo. Each episode centers around an event or incident and encourages children to think about others, live happily in society and make a worthwhile contribution. The best part, however, is that all the “teaching” is fun and enjoyable and not at all preachy or dull. In fact, while watching the DVD that we received for the review, my daughter didn’t even realize that she was learning about helping others or treating others equally. I noticed that she had absorbed something from Bertram and Raimundo when she went around later in the day picking up paper and “cleaning” the park!
Wumblers Encourage Healthy Eating and Green Living
Wumblers are born from watermelons and the plush Wumbler toys change from a baby Wumbler into a watermelon quickly and easily. Learning how Wumblers come from watermelons and playing with the plush Wumbler is a fun way to encourage children to eat healthy foods, especially fruits. Moreover, Wumbleton (the place where Wumblers live) is a green and eco-friendly place that focuses on fulfilling needs rather than wants and offers simple green lessons from Mother Wumbler.
Why I Liked The Wumblers ®
I like The Wumblers® for the fun-filled entertainment that teaches toddlers and preschoolers about small yet important things. The DVD that we received had an episode in which Bertram is going to change color and is worried that a different color will make him a different person. It was interesting to see how Raimundo helps him to understand that a change in appearance cannot really change who one really is. The plush Wumbler has become a hot favorite with my toddler and thanks to Wumblers ® she now eats her watermelon!
Programs and toys that encourage healthy living, social and community harmony and inculcate a sense of responsibility are must-haves for every parent. The Wumblers® offer all of this and much more. Developed by a mom of three, one can be sure that the Wumblers will keep your kids’ interests at heart while entertaining them as well.
Find out more about the Wumblers, try out watermelon recipes, play Wumbler games, print or paint a Wumbler at www.wumblers.com.
The Wumblers was provided to The Untrained Housewife for the purposes of review.