What are some shows on Disney Junior?


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Some shows on Disney Junior are "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse," "Sofia the First," "Doc McStuffins," "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," and "Little Einsteins," as of 2015. Disney Junior is a cable television channel for preschoolers.

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"Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" is appropriate for children at least 2 years old and has an educational component. Mickey and his friends guide viewers through early math skills and shape, pattern and number recognition.

A show for children 3 years and older is "Jake and the Never Land Pirates." The series is an update to the classic "Peter Pan" story and includes social and academic lessons. Jake and his fellow child pirates teach problem-solving skills and how to be a good friend. Basic counting and sorting skills are presented in a colorful and entertaining way.

"Doc McStuffins" is also geared toward viewers who are at least 3 years old. Dottie "Doc" McStuffins is a 6-year-old girl who enjoys taking care of the toys in her play clinic. The show's positive messages include imaginative and independent play and basic personal hygiene. Since the series features an African-American family and atypical parenting roles by showcasing a working mother and stay-at-home father, it also supports the message of diversity in society.

All three programs have high ratings for educational value, positive messages and positive role models, according to Common Sense Media. "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" are noted for promoting light consumerism, and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" may include a small amount of violence and scariness for some viewers.

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