Sunday, November 20, 2011

Chloe's Winter Wonderland & The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That (DVD review & giveaway)

From the NCircle Entertainment studio, I bring to you my review about The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That: Told From the Cold and Chloe's Winter Wonderland (both available from  your local retailer or at NCircle's website for $9.99 each). 
 My family loves The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That. I, like many of my generation, was raised on the Cat. I've read most of the books by Dr. Seuss and seen several adaptations of The Cat in the Hat. So this striped-capped feline and I go way back. I have enjoyed getting to learn new things in a fun way with my kids through the other CitHKaLAT (ha) DVDs we have, and Told From the Cold (aren't the titles clever?) is no different. In this one you join Nick and Sally to learn about snow, penguins, and black bears. Moose and Squirt enjoy the songs from Cat in the Hat... and I tend to end up singing along with them (or later in the grocery store by myself) because the songs are so catchy. You just really can't go wrong with this show! The information is not going to stick with my little ones yet but I do think they learn from it. And any time you can make learning enjoyable, isn't that awesome? At 45 minutes long, I really appreciate the brevity of this show. It's entertainment but it doesn't take up our whole morning or evening.  
image via NCircle's website
 Chloe's Winter Wonderland was a different DVD for my family. Being the only girl, it's not often I watch girly things. I think the idea behind this DVD is really cool for little girls or boys who like to dress up (we happen to have a little friend who loves to play dress up!!). It's neat to show them that they can "go" other places when they dress up; kind of like reading a book (we saw a rendition of Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella and so it reminds me of the "In my own little corner..." song). This DVD isn't really up my boys' alley as far as tastes, but they really tend to like what they know. I only get them to watch Charlie Brown specials because they've seen previews on other DVDs that we own! But I think this is a cute show!! Again with being such a short show (35 minutes), it's a nice little break to your every day. 
image via NCircle's website
NCircle is kindly going to share with one of my readers both of these DVDs! 

GIVEAWAY! To enter (mandatory), please leave me a comment with your favorite cold weather activity! Ours is making snow angels (Moose) and being inside (Squirt). 

Other entries (not mandatory but please leave one comment per entry):
- Visit NCircle Entertainment's website & tell me another show that you would like.
- "Like" NCircle on Facebook.
- "Like" the S Club 4 on Facebook.
- Comment with your advice on this post. Leave me a comment on this post telling me that you did.

That's all! Giveaway is open until Thursday, December 1 (just in time for the holidays!), 2011 at 11:59pm (CST). Remember to leave me a valid email address so I can contact you if you win.

Disclaimer: I received the above described DVDs at no charge in order to facilitate an honest review. Others may or may not have the same experience(s) with the DVDs and/or company as I had.

15 comments:

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Studied to be a Mommy said...

Hmmm... probably playing board games in front of the heater! :) I love snow but don't really like to play in it.

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Studied to be a Mommy said...

We LOVE WordWorld in this house. However, I'm super sad that it hasn't been on Netflix recently. We also really like the Cat in the Hat Knows... Pajanimals also looks good, got to love everything from Jim Henson!

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Teresa said...

It doesn't get too cold in TX, and when it does get a little chilly, it doesn't stick around long! We like shopping in Old Town Springs during the Christmas season...there are carolers and cute girly shops and boutiques and everything is decked out in Christmas decor!

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