Soak up adventure with Thomas and his engine friends as they travel around the Island of Sodor in the all-new Thomas & Friends™ Splish Splash Splosh. Teaching timeless life lessons such as discovery, friendship and cooperation, the Thomas and Friends animated series invites children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story.
The new host, Driver Perkins is new on the Island of Sodor, and can be seen ONLY on DVD. Driver Perkins helps out Sir Topham Hatt, all of Sodor’s engines and the train engineers. This friendly character also engages children with interactive dialogue and extra fun, like showing how to make a cake that looks just like Thomas and more!
Time: 46 mins, Ages 2-5. More here
It’s the biggest building collection ever when Bob the Builder™: Best of Bob hammered onto DVD January 12, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. With 10 great episodes that feature nearly three hours of nuts and bolts action, aspiring builders can revisit their favorite adventures with Bob, Roley, Dizzy, Muck, Scoop and the rest of the Can-Do Crew. Ready to tackle any project, Bob the Builder and his machine team demonstrate teamwork, positive thinking and the importance of getting the job done right. Can they build it? YES THEY CAN! It’s Bob at his best, along with Roley, Dizzy, Muck, Scoop and the entire Can-Do Crew! Enjoy 10 great episodes celebrating 10 years of building. More info here.
Preschoolers learn the importance of being kind and courteous to others from Barney™: Please and Thank You. Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television, online and through live events, home entertainment and publishing. The Emmy® award-winning series, Barney and Friends™ is one of the top-rated preschool shows today, airing on PBS KIDS® and PBS KIDS SproutSM.
I won’t lie, the Purple Dinasour can be annoying for parents at times (snigger!!) but knowing that he’s learning manners and seeing how he loves it makes it worthwhile as I *joyfully* hum along to the “clean up song” even when the show isn’t on!!
65 minutes of entertainment. Targeted at Age 1-5. More here
I blog with integrity: I wasn’t paid for this review but I was given one of each of the DVDs and am giving one away to one of my readers.