Friday, October 1, 2010

DVD Review : Nickelodeon First Day of School

It will still be another year before Connor starts preschool but that’s no reason why we shouldn’t start talking and learning about it now! Dora, Diego, Blue, and Wonder Pets have a new dvd collection out called Nickelodeon : The First Day of School all about going to school!

Nickelodeon : The First Day of School is a large collection of Nick Jr episodes from all your favorite Nick Jr cartoons all about going to school! Included on the dvd are : Dora The Explorer – First Day of School, Go, Diego, Go! – Linda the Librarian, Blue’s Clues – Blue Takes You To School, Wonder Pets! – Off to School and Save the Pangaroo, and Ni Hao, Kai-lan – Lulu Day. All in all you get 122 minutes of Nick Jr goodness all themed towards getting your preschooler ready to go to school!
We really have to start thinking about getting Connor into a preschool program but the closest thing he’s gotten is going to church twice a week. I really found this dvd helpful in introducing the idea of “big boy school” to him as at the moment he relates big boy school to church. I especially loved the episode Blues Clues – Blue Takes You To School as it really shows school from a preschoolers perspective. It also really stresses some important school skills such as taking turns and respecting others. Things Connor really needs to work on. We are doing pretty good on the taking turns but he sometimes still gets really disrespectful of other kid’s spaces.

All of the episodes on Nickelodeon : The First Day of School show school in a really fun and exciting light. Connor is already talking about how he wants to go to school with the “big kids” and I’m dreading and excited all at once for him!

You can pick up a copy of Nickelodeon : First Day of School on Amazon right now!

Disclosure: We were given a copy of Nickelodeon : The First Day of School free of charge, we were not compensated for this post in any other way. My opinions and comments on items we review are always my own and are never influenced by sponsors.


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