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Exposing children to cartoons and shows


I wanted to know whether we can show children cartoons/shows like barney so that they can learn more from them or not? Is it allowed in Islam?


Waalykum salam

thank you for your question

it isn’t Haram per se, but as parents we Should filter what our children watch. Each program/ show runs an agenda and  parents should be able to tell if s/he is willing for the child to be exposed to that.

many shows try and propagate a certain Way of thinking and a particular norm. Hence, as parents we must watch these shows prior and see if we are ready to expose our kids to such things.
we should also be careful of subliminal messages  embedded in some shows and cartoons.

I will suggest you do good reading on upbringing children and select what you want for your kids after that InshaAllah: