[twitter]Walking With Dinosaurs is an epic live action thriller structured for kids who are crazy about big beasts, but is it too scary? How young is too young for the show?
I went with my 3 yr old and 7 month old and they both LOVED it.
The show does have a bit of gore as 3 dinosaurs pick at the carcass of a dead dino, and there are confrontations throughout the show, but none leading to any big battles.
The big discussion in our house came about whether or not to disprove the mythology of the show. My son was excited to go see “Dinosaurs!” So do we tell him it’s a make-believe dinosaur show or there are real live dinos in the arena? We decided to tell him it was pretend to help allay any fears that might arise (He did, after all, get spooked by the conveyor belt to the melter scene in Toy Story 3).
Sitting down and watching some of the Walking With Dinosaurs videos on YouTube to get him prepared (and excited) for the event also eased him in to the experience.