Exclusive Clip: VeggieTales Season 4

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After Motato takes over Ichabeezer’s lawn, the grumpy homeowner enlists the help of supervillain Yambot (voiced by Tony Hale) for some sweet payback when Season 4 of VeggieTales In the House premieres September 23rd, on Netflix.

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Beat Bugs on Netflix — Animated Covers of Beatles Songs

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Netflix has a new animated series for kids and Beatles fans called “Beat Bugs,” featuring covers of Beatles songs by today’s top artists and stories about friendship.

Here is Pink singing “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

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Do Babies Learn to Swipe Before They Learn to Talk?

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Personal cloud storage company MiMedia has released the results of a survey of parents.

76% of parents admit to running out of storage on their phones from taking too many photos/videos of their kids
71% think Moms take more photos of their kids than Dads
Nearly 3 out of 5 parents (58%) say their child (age 0-3) was able to operate a touchscreen digital device by swiping before they learned to speak
57% think Moms share too many baby photos on social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
Almost half (47%) of parents say their child (age 0-3) likes taking selfies
47% of parents share at least 1 photo/video on average of their child (age 0-3) per day, whereas 34% don’t share any
1 out of 3 parents (34% ) takes 1 video on average of their child (age 0-3) per day, whereas 13% of parents take 5+ videos on average of their child (age 0-3) per day
28% take 2 photos on average of their child (age 0-3) per day
Almost 1 out of 3 parents (28%) admits to taking substantially more photos of their first born than other children
22% of parents take 5+ photos on average of their child (age 0-3) per day
13% of parents take 5+ videos on average of their child (age 0-3) per day

Parents should be careful to make sure they are spending more time interacting with their children than taking pictures and videos of them — and that children learn about how to behave with people before they learn about how to interact with machines.

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New on PBS: Mack and Moxy Teach Kids About Compassion, Learning, and Helping Others

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These days even adults can feel frustrated at the prospect of trying to find a good way to help others. So it is especially welcome that a new television series for kids has some gentle lessons about making a difference to spread kindness and generosity. Mack and Moxy is a great new PBS show for kids about compassion, empathy, heroes, and helping others.

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