Fun Learning DVD’s For Your Little One
Most parents don’t want their kids parked in front of a TV all day. TV in moderation isn’t a bad thing, especially when it’s related to learning. If your kids like to watch TV, it’s nice that they can also be learning at the same time with fun educational videos. Here’s a list of fun learning DVD’s that are great for introducing younger children to the alphabet and phonics sounds.
To make the most of your child’s DVD learning experience you can come up with creative ways to quiz them about what they learned. You can also point out the things they are learning when you are out running errands so that they can apply it to real life things.
1. Sesame Street’s All-Star Alphabet
The Sesame Street: All Star-Alphabet DVD teaches phonics to children with Jim Henson’s popular Muppets in a fun-filled adventure that celebrates the wonder of words and the joys of the alphabet Sesame Street style.
2. TV Teacher Alphabet Beats
Alphabet Beats are fun, educational videos that teach children (recommended ages: 2 1/2 – 8) how to write the alphabet quickly and easily. In each 5 minute letter chapter, they demonstrate the writing motions while saying the chant first in a frame. Next, the letter is written on a chalkboard, and finally on lined paper. The DVD menu makes it easy to select individual letter chapters, one at a time.
3. Meet the Letters
Children will fall in love with these wonderful characters as they “Meet the Letters”. A study of over 50 babies and toddlers, who watched Meet the Letters daily, resulted in over 90% of these children having complete upper and lowercase letter recognition by or before the end of the two-month study. Many learned their letters in less than two weeks. Meet the Letters DVD teaches both upper and lowercase letters. Parents will be amazed at how easily their little ones can learn their letters.
Teaches upper and lowercase letters
Differentiates ‘special case’ letters “” vs. “” and “” vs. “”.
4. Barney: Animal ABCs
In this fun learning DVD everyone’s favorite purple dinosaur leads a cheerful celebration of reptiles, birds and fish in this program where viewers can sing along. Barney’s cheerful approach makes kids excited about learning.
5. Rock ‘N Learn:Letter Sounds
Energetic music and fun activities build excitement about learning to read. Letter Sounds covers the most common sound that each letter makes. The completely new Letter Sounds DVD with its “on-screen mouth” shows how to form each sound and features exciting animation. Lovable characters on the DVD help engage kids. Letter Sounds CD comes with a full-color illustrated book. By the end of either program, students are combining letters to read words and even simple sentences.
6. Baby Learns Alphabet and Phonics – An Educational DVD by Galloping Minds
Developed for kids ages six months to six years old, Baby Learns Alphabet and Phonics is a great teaching tool for parents. It has more than 110 objects and spelling with uppercase and lowercase letters and introduces children to the alphabet and phonics using computer animation and live action footage. It features live animals animations and classical music. Parents with kids who have learning disabilities such as autism, Downs Syndrome or other developmental difficulties also find these DVDs extremely beneficial.