Although it is not significant for children to watch television programs between the ages of two and six, the exposure to specific shows may be beneficial. Specifically, focusing on Sesame Street and Blue’s Clues, the information and methods used during the show may help children learn basic social skills, such as the alphabet, number line, and basic social skills. By presenting information from multiple perspectives and settings, the children are able to recognize how to approach different situations. Also, by incorporating real-life experiences such as September 11th and Hurricane Katrina helps the child engage and understand the real-world around them (Gikow, 2009).
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