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Which cbeebies progs are good?

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MamaMia100 Fri 30-Sep-11 16:22:53

Calling all cbeebies experts! I have just had a new baby and my resolve to limit my 2-year old's tv viewing has gone out the window. We have only ever watched the bedtime hour before. Any advice on good programs suitable for a 2 and a half year old? Thanks!!

Gigondas Fri 30-Sep-11 16:45:51

It changes weekly but mr bloom ,something special , baby jake, octonauts, show me show me, tikkabilla, driver dans story train have all had phases of being popular. Do you have a recorder as I tend to record and replay stuff? And IMHO peppa pig prob still the all time favourite

Gigondas Fri 30-Sep-11 16:46:11

Oh and big city park too

MangoMonster Fri 30-Sep-11 16:56:14

Raa raa the noisy lion, something special, Charlie and Lola.

MangoMonster Fri 30-Sep-11 16:56:39

And show me show me.

Itsjustafleshwound Fri 30-Sep-11 16:59:40

My son loves 'Shaun the Sheep'

MamaMia100 Fri 30-Sep-11 17:57:39

Excellent! Thanks everyone. Just tried ra ra the noisy lion and she loved it :-). We will work our way through the other suggestions!

MangoMonster Fri 30-Sep-11 17:59:14

Waybaloo seems popular too.

MamaMia100 Fri 30-Sep-11 18:01:30

Ps we watch stuff on 'catch up on demand'', which doesn't seem to have peppa pig or big city farm unfortunately :-(

cryhavoc Fri 30-Sep-11 18:04:20

Show Me Show Me is fantastic. DD loves Mr Bloom and Something Special too.

Bellie Fri 30-Sep-11 18:10:44

Show me Show me, Mr Bloom, Big and Small

GentleOtter Fri 30-Sep-11 18:11:03

Tinga Tales are lovely.

meala Fri 30-Sep-11 18:21:10

Octonauts are the firm favourite here.

Avoid Gigglebiz, Mighty Mites and Rasta Mouse .

Kingsroadie Fri 30-Sep-11 18:25:47

My nearly two year old is totally obsessed with Something Special - I mean REALLY obsessed!

ChablisLover Fri 30-Sep-11 19:31:54

We are bug show me show me fans and mr bloom but our overall fav's are something special and gigglebiz. Also liking dipdap but ds is nearly 5

MamaMia100 Tue 04-Oct-11 19:54:25

Thank you! Well, Mr bloom went down like a lead balloon, tho I liked it! Will try some others...

Any more recommendations ??? smile

MangoMonster Tue 04-Oct-11 19:58:27

Night garden, waybaloo. Ds loved the singing interludes.. You the days of the week ones etc. Try something special, most kids adore it and kerwhizz.

Sirzy Tue 04-Oct-11 20:00:22

DS is nearly 2 and loves Something Special (he would watch it all day if he was allowed) and has picked up quite a few signs from it.

Ra ra is popular to, as is Waybuloo, Mr Bloom and Nina and the Neurons!

IvyAndGold Tue 04-Oct-11 20:03:51

At the minute 17mo DD is loving Waybuloo, In The Night Garden, and Baby Jake (which I hate!)

She is more of a Milkshake fan, on channel 5 in the mornings, to be honest. She's a complete Peppa Pig groupie, and loves Ben and Holly, Fifi and Mio and Mao I think it's called...

KenDoddsDadsDog Tue 04-Oct-11 20:05:26

DD loves Timmy Time

FrillyMilly Tue 04-Oct-11 20:11:03

Dd is nearly 3 and loves Something Special, she knows quite a few signs from it. She also likes I Can Cook although not sure if that's on at the moment and Show Me Show Me is another. I don't allow waybaloo on cos the squeaky voices drive me insane. We've started to build up quite a DVD collection now too. She loves Disney films, Dora, Peppa pig and Ben and holly.

chickensaresafehere Thu 06-Oct-11 13:54:46

My dd2 giggles her way through every episode of Timmy Time,but adores Something Special(as she uses makaton herself)& Gigglebiz.
Justin can do no wrong in this house!!!

havinhoops1974 Thu 06-Oct-11 14:55:14

Justing Fletcher is fantastic

Something Special, Gigglebiz and ahow me show me Zingzilla's

RogerMelly Thu 06-Oct-11 14:56:22

mine like waybulloo, charlie and lola, baby jake, gigglebiz and something special

Reggieinkl Thu 06-Oct-11 15:37:33

Pretty much any of the Cbeebies stuff is good in my book. If you're going the DVD route my 2 year old loves Dora and since my son was born in July she has garnered a fairly impressive spanish vocabularly! Like you my resolve on the telly front went by the way side when my baby arrived!

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