Our family is a multicultural family, including Mexican, white, Chinese, and Ethiopian roots. Among others, our kids love Dora and Diego (yay for Latin culture and Spanish language!), Ni Hao Kai-Lan (another cheer for Chinese culture and Mandarin words!)… but our littlest guy Ricky was feeling a little left out (no African kids on TV!?). Imagine my surprise today when I discovered Bino and Fino– a cartoon produced in Nigeria about 2 adorable kids here from a “modern day city in Africa” to share with us:
African history, African culture, African maps, general black history in diaspora, general educational content such as grammar and arithmetic, life skills, African songs, African languages… fun and games from all over the world (from http://www.binoandfino.com)
I am so excited about this series: an educational, African kids cartoon!!!! Bino and Fino is aimed at children mainly between the ages of 3 and 6. The topics are presented in a fun and informative way and cover so many different topics related to modern and historical Africa.
Check out a preview of their first episode: