Sensical, Free Streaming Service For Kids 2-10, Highlights Black History Month
February 1st marked the start of Black History Month so We Empower Magazine wanted to share some the programming highlights from Sensical, the free streaming service for kids 2-10, a celebration of Black storytellers and diverse voices. If you’re not familiar, Sensical offers thousands of entertaining, age-appropriate videos and podcasts featuring characters and creators that children love. Inspired by the expertise of Common Sense Media, a trusted resource for parents for almost two decades, Sensical offers content for three distinct age groups — ages 2-4 (Preschool), 5-7 (Little Kids), and 8-10 (Big Kids) — all screened by experts and filtered through a rigorous, proprietary rubric based on the most comprehensive child development research available. Grounded in science, the topic-driven, 60+ channel service is certified by the kidSAFE+ ® COPPA Seal Program and offers families an algorithm-free, worry-free OTT destination via an array of streaming devices, smart TV manufacturers, and mobile devices.
Sensical wants all kids to see themselves in the stories, creators, actors, and culture featured in their content all year long. This month, in celebration of Black History Month, Sensical is shining a special spotlight on Black stories and Black creator excellence. The “Celebrate Black Stories” collection of videos teaches kids about Black art, history, and culture, and introduces them to famous Black inventors and change-makers.
Check out these great videos and podcasts
As a father, Randy Quansah saw the connection between play and learning. He also saw a need for greater representation of people of color and culture in children’s media. As founder and host of Kujo’s Kid Zone, he takes preschoolers, parents, and educators on an extraordinary adventure loaded with creativity and everyday relativity!
Grab your “imagination helmet” and enter Kujo’s Kid Zone! Episodes encourage children to problem-solve and explore their worlds while teaching lessons of kindness and diversity. The learning extends beyond the screen with prompts to continue the conversations and experiments at home.
Kids and families around the world are inspired and empowered by Kujo’s messages of unity, social awareness, and experimental education: Be Kind. Be Brave. Be Curious. And most importantly–Be Yourself!
Benefits: Creativity • History • Positive Messages • Science
Join Raiyah and her teacher mom as they teach valuable lessons about Black history, such as the great contributions of Black inventors. Additionally, together they will explore fun topics like the strangest animals in Africa, and be introduced to scientific concepts like why some skin is brown. Across a broad array of topics, Kids’ Black History inspires kids to learn about and appreciate Black history!
Benefits: History • Science
Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls (Podcast)
A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Good Night Stories from Rebel Girls tells the stories of strong, influential females in the past and present who have helped shape it. From Oprah to Malala, to Kamala, these fierce females’ stories are sure to motivate and inspire. Young listeners are encouraged to ask questions and explore their interests. You don’t have to be female to enjoy and appreciate learning about these change-makers!
Benefits: Creativity • History • Positive Messages • Problem Solving
Learn more by visiting https://sensical.tv/auth/guestprofile