As I mentioned in a prior post, My son, Mister, is a huge Elmo fan. This furry red monster with silly laugh and fun filled antics drops by our house daily to entertain and teach my kids. In the latest DVD, Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies, Elmo and many of his friends learn, and sing, about various insects. Oscar and his pet worm, Slimey, go to adopt a pet bug for Slimey. Their song Big Bug Hug is too cute.
About the product…
Excerpted from press release…
Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies features a compilation of fun stories about bugs with special appearances by Jenny McCarthy and Molly Shannon
The Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies DVD is a compilation of three exciting and educational stories for children ages two through five. In one story, join Telly and Baby Bear as they cheer up a sad firefly. In another segment, Nat the shelter worker at the Bug-a-Wee Bug Shelter, played by actress Molly Shannon, helps Oscar’s pet worm, Slimey, choose the perfect pet bug! Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies also features an episode from Elmo’s World all about bugs in which actress Jenny McCarthy gives an educational and fun lesson about the word “insect.” Also watch as Sesame Street’s own resident Twiddlebugs identifies a caterpillar.
Released: June 1, 2010
Order Due Date: April 27, 2010
Languages: English/Spanish subtitles
Audio: Dolby Surround Stereo
Color / Closed Captioned
Run Time: Approx 48 minutes
Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies
Price: $14.98/ No MAP (need to confirm)
About Sesame Workshop
Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization that revolutionized children’s television programming with the landmark Sesame Street. The Workshop produces local Sesame Street programs, seen in over 140 countries, and other acclaimed shows to help bridge the literacy gap including The Electric Company and Pinky Dinky Doo. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy, health and military deployment. Initiatives meet specific needs to help young children and families develop critical skills, acquire healthy habits and build emotional strength to prepare them for lifelong learning. Learn more at www.sesameworkshop.org.
About Warner Home Video
With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.
What I thought…
The thing I love about Sesame Workshop DVD’s is that they teach without the kids realizing they are being taught. As we sat outside during the evening recently, a firefly flew by and lit up. Mister was so excited because he saw a firefly, and of course my husband and I had to chuckle and sing “fly little firefly fly…”
What I would change…
Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies is my favorite Elmo DVD yet. I wouldn’t change anything.
How I rate it…
Lady V dZine rates Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies 5 out of 5 hearts.
Where you can buy it…
Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies is available on Amazon and is currently on sale!
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Contest open to the US. Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on 07/08/2010. Winner will be selected via random.org. Winner will be notified by email and will have 72 hours to respond with mailing address. If no response is received from the winning entrant, a new winner will be selected.FTC Compliant Disclosure- The marketing team for Warner Home Video graciously provided me with a copy of Firefly Fun and Buggy Buddies to facilitate my review and is providing the copy for the contest winner. No other compensation was received. All opinions are 100% my own and are based upon my experience. Your experience may differ.