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Rock ‘N Learn ‘Preschool – Ready for School’ DVD {Review}

September 16, 2012 No Comments

Rock N LearnMy sons (3 & 2) can’t seem to get enough of the Rock ‘N Learn DVDs. I love how educational and entertaining they are. When I learned about their Preschool DVDs they offer, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on one. We have been talking about getting my three year old into a preschool so I thought the DVD would be great to help teach him some of the essential skills when preparing to go to preschool.

Rock N Learn Preschool Ready for SchoolIn thirty minutes, ‘Ready for School’ highlights:

  • Getting Dressed
  • Tying Shoes
  • Cleaning Your Room
  • Listening Skills
  • Printing Letters

While I was putting the DVD to play it for the first time, I was unsure if my sons would like it as much as their other Rock ‘N Learn DVDs because it is a different series, with different characters.  Surprisingly, I am pretty sure they enjoyed this one even more than the other ones. The animations are bright and easily caught the attention of my sons. The songs are captivating and my three year old was excitedly shouting out answers to questions about letters, shapes, and numbers. After it ended, he wanted to watch it again. The next time we played it, he grabbed the remote and replayed the Getting Dressed song over and over again until I took the remote from him. That is definitely his favorite part right now. One section covers printing letters and my son got out his magnetic doodle pad to try to write some of the letters as the characters did on the DVD. I was very impressed!

Rock N Learn Getting Ready for PreschoolYet again, Rock ‘N Learn didn’t let me down! ‘Ready for School’ has been a huge hit in this household.

Some other ‘Preschool’ DVD titles include ‘Phonics for Beginners’, ‘Colors’, ‘Shapes & Numbers’, and ‘First Sight Words’. Do you want to buy it? Good News! They are offering a series of value-priced ‘Preschool’ DVDs at Sam’s Club locations nationwide. Purchase one for just $7.98 (retail $14.99) for a limited time through September while supplies last.

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I received the named product at no cost to conduct this review and was in no other way compensated. All opinions expressed are 100% mine. This review is brought to you by Karma Media.

 


Rock ‘N Learn ‘Sight Words Level 2′ DVD {Review}

August 25, 2012 No Comments

Rock N Learn LogoSight Words Level 2 by Rock N LearnRock ‘N Learn DVDs have become a favorite in my household. My sons are constantly asking to watch the Sight Words and Letter Sounds DVDs to sing and dance along with the characters. The first few times we watched them, I couldn’t believe the difference I saw in their vocabulary and how they remember some of the songs from the DVDs.

Rock ‘N Learn just released ‘Sight Words Level 2′, which picks up where the first one ends. It is targeted for children Kindergarten to 1st grade who are starting to read. Even though my son just turned 3 and not reading yet, he has received great benefit from the DVD and is he is expanding his vocabulary and speech. I know he will grow into this DVD in the next couple of years as he starts to read.

Sight Words Covered:

  • use • your • wordsRock N Learn Sight Words Level 2
  • like • this • new • but • old • too
  • what • bear • black • brown • white
  • do • did • eat • ate • ran • say • four
  • dog • they • are • all • under • trees
  • who • will • be • good • at • am
  • he • came • by • get • her • went • ride • boat
  • yes • or • no • please • thank
  • that • pretty • was • on • she • saw • with
  • our • must • have • had • now
  • want • into • room • out
  • when • were • there • so • soon • well

Bonus Sections:

  • Word Shapes

The songs are catchy (as always) and capture my kids attention when they are watching it. Humor and fun is added throughout the DVD as well. I love that the characters are the same as the level 1 DVD because it makes it familiar for them. All the graphics and animations are fun, creative, and full of color. Yet again, Rock ‘N Learn has been able to entertain and capture my sons attention while educating them at the same time. We just can’t get enough of Rock N Learn! Here is a short sample clip of the DVD:

 

 

Rock ‘N Learn has produced over 50 educational videos and music for children of all ages creating a fun educational learning experience. You can find DVDs and CDs for Phonics, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, French, and more. Some of their best selling titles include “Letter Sounds”, “Phonics”, “Colors, Shapes and Counting”, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten”, “Spanish”, “Sight Words”, and “States and Capitals Rap”.

Follow Rock N Learn on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

Buy It – You can buy Rock N Learn products on their website and use promo code JQ7711 for 25% off!

I received the named product at no cost to conduct this review and was in no other way compensated. All opinions expressed are 100% mine. This review is brought to you by Karma Media.


Rock N Learn “Sight Words” DVD – Review & Giveaway (9 Winners)

April 8, 2012 14 Comments

Rock N Learn

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to review the DVD “Letter Sounds” from Rock ‘N Learn. It was an instant hit with my toddlers and they still ask to watch it almost everyday. When I was contacted to review another best selling Rock ‘N Learn DVD, I couldn’t pass it up.

Rock ‘N Learn has produced over 50 educational videos and music for all age groups of children. They create a fun educational learning experience for your child. You can find DVDs and CDs for Phonics, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, French, and more. Some of their best selling titles include “Letter Sounds”, “Phonics”, “Colors, Shapes and Counting”, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten”, “Spanish”, “Sight Words”, and “States and Capitals Rap”.

I was sent their new “Sight Words” DVD which is targeted for children Pre-K and up. “Sight Words” is designed to teach the most frequently used words in the English language. Within the last few weeks, my 2.5 year old’s vocabulary has exploded and everyday he is trying to say more and more words. I couldn’t wait for him to watch this one!

Rock N Learn Sight WordsSight Words Covered:

  • up • down • come • go • in • out
  • of • the • a
  • where • is • it • here • there
  • one • two • three • red • yellow • blue • little • big
  • look • see • find
  • run • jump • play • away • and
  • you • I • we • can • make • funny • face • get
  • to • for • me • my • give • from • came • as • are
  • no • not • now • said • help • will
  • he • she • his • her • they • that • was • with • on

When the DVD arrived and I showed the box to my son, he grabbed it and started jumping up and down. He really likes the main character as he was pointing to him as he ran to the DVD player.  Of course we just HAD to watch it right away (unless I wanted to deal with a tantrum of course).

Rock N Learn Again, I was extremely impressed with the whole DVD. My son was very responsive to it and was saying the words as they came up on the screen. The words are repeated in a way isn’t boring and just repetitious. For example, when they cover ‘up’ and ‘down’, you actually watch one of the characters fly up and down with the words on screen. Throughout the whole DVD there are catchy background beats to keep the kids engaged. My son even made sure I was giving it 100% of my attention because if I looked away and he noticed, he would yell ‘Mom’ repeatedly pointing to the TV until I showed complete interest. Not only did my 2.5 year old enjoy it, my 19 month old did as well. The more we watch the two we have, the more I realized I better pick out some new ones! I really want them all though!

Follow Rock N Learn on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

Buy It – You can buy Rock N Learn products on their website. Use promo code JQ7711 for 25% off!

Win ItEnter to win  any DVD or CD of your choice! There will be 9 winners! This giveaway ends on April 14, 2012, at 11:59 pm EST and is open to residents of the US only, age 18+. Once the winners are drawn randomly via Rafflecopter, we will contact them through email. They will then have 48 hours to respond. If there is no response, we will draw a new winner.

Good luck!

Rock N Learn Winners

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I received the named product at no cost to conduct this review and was in no other way compensated. All opinions expressed are 100% mine. This review is brought to you by Karma Media.


Review – Rock N Learn “Letter Sounds” DVD

February 14, 2012 4 Comments

Rock N Learn Logo

Over the past month, I have had to opportunity to review a great DVD from Rock ‘Learn. Rock ‘N Learn has produced over 50 educational videos and music for all age groups of children. They are brilliantly made to create to a fun learning experience for your child. You can find DVDs and CDs for Phonics, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, French, and more. Each one has a recommended age category as well.

Some of their best selling titles include “Phonics”, “Colors, Shapes and Counting”, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten”, “Spanish”, “Sight Words”, and “States and Capitals Rap”. I received one of their best seller “Letter Sounds” for my 2.5 year old to try out.

Rock N Rock Letter Sounds

  • The New Alphabet Song
  • Learn the Sounds
  • Letter Sounds Quiz
  • Name That Letter!
  • Reading Words
  • Consonant Combinations
  • Spell It!
  • Swap the Sounds
  • Common Sight Words
  • Reading Sentences

The “Letter Sounds” DVD is full of bright colors, fun songs, and a ‘cool’ main character.  It is continuous fun activities and music to capture the child’s attention. One of my favorite things about the DVD is it has an “on-screen mouth” to show your child how to form the sound. It has a suggested age for children from 4 to 7. Even though my oldest son is only two and a half, he really seemed to enjoy this DVD. The songs seem to go in learning order. So the first songs are just the alphabet, letter recognition and letter sounds, which is perfect because my son is all about the ABC’s right now. He loved trying to sing along and making the letter sounds. My 16 month old was also dancing around having fun while it was playing.

I can’t wait to see my sons continue to grow with the DVD. There are so many others I want to get for them now!

Follow Rock N Learn on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

Buy It – You can buy Rock N Learn products on their website. Use promo code JQ7711 for 25% off!

Win It – Rock N Learn was gracious enough give one lucky Nifty Mom reader any DVD or CD of their choice! For more giveaway information and to enter to win, click below.

Rock N Learn Giveaway

Disclosure – I received the named product at no cost to conduct this review and was in no other way compensated. All opinions expressed are 100% mine.