Back To School Spree Giveaway Hop

giveaway hop

It's almost time for Back to School and we are celebrating with a giveaway hop!  After you enter my giveaway, make sure to hop through the list of blogs participating so you can enter to win lots of cool stuff for Back to School!

Here's what you can win here at Life With Captain Fussybuckets:

a set of LunchSkins reusable bags – winner will receive one sandwich size bag and one snack size bag!

reusable sandwich and snack bags

AND….for those after school crazy times when kids just need to watch a calming DVD and de-stress (without bugging Mom!)….one of my boys' favorite DVDs…."Happy Valley" from Organa Kids:

Organa Kids

Enter to win in the Rafflecopter form below!  Giveaway will end at 11:01 PM, central time, on August 31st.  Good luck!

[Read more...]

“Happy Valley: Volume 1″ DVD {review}

I was so thrilled to get to review another DVD from Organa Kids!  The boys really like "Happy Valley: Volume 1" and quite honestly, I like it, too!  I really like quiet, calming DVDs and this is definitely one that fits the bill, without being boring!  It keeps the boys engaged without getting them riled up!

"Happy Valley" is narrated by a woman with a pleasing foreign accent.  It is set in a beautiful countryside by the sea.  It is also very educational and talks about weather, animals, and the world around the Happy Valley kids, all the while using nursery rhymes and songs.  

Organa Kids

Check out a preview of "Happy Valley:"

All of the Organa Kids DVDs are reasonably priced.  You can buy "Happy Valley:  Volume 1" for only $14.95 at the Organa Kids website.  Make sure to follow Organa Kids on Facebook and Twitter for new release information, discounts, and more!

Organa Kids is giving away a "Happy Valley:  Volume 1" DVD to one lucky winner in the Back To School Spree giveaway hop, beginning tonight!  Come back between midnight tonight and August 31st to enter to win!

giveaway hop

 

Get to know Organa – multicultural DVDs for kids! {review & giveaway}

We were privileged to get to review the newest DVD from Organa Kids called "Nelly & Caesar."  Organa was established in 1995 with the mission to introduce American families to stories from around the world.  These stories help promote multiculturalism, original storytelling, and interactivity.  

Following with the OrganaKids mission, "Nelly and Caesar" is a set of tales from France, starring a mouse named Nelly and a frog named Caesar and their friends.  Captain Fussybuckets and Baby D have really enjoyed getting to know Nelly, Caesar, and all of their friends.  The graphics on "Nelly and Caesar" are charming and adorable!  The episodes are warm and inviting and encourage the kids watching to join them in a game, inspired by the story.  It is aimed for children ages 2-6, but Baby D loves it at 18 months, too!

Captain Fussybuckets really enjoys all of the "Nelly and Caesar" episodes and the boys have to get up and dance to the cute theme song, too!

"Nelly and Caesar" offer teaching moments and different scenarios to talk about with your kids.  Like the scene from above, the Captain and I talked about being nice to everyone, even those who are younger than you!  "Nelly and Caesar" offers entertainment, along with simple to understand, every day lessons!

You can buy "Nelly and Caesar" and all of the other Organa DVDs at their website.  This particular DVD sells for $19.95.  Also, be sure to follow Organa on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, to stay up to date on all the latest DVDs!

OrganaKids wants to give one Life With Captain Fussybuckets reader their own copy of "Nelly and Caesar:  Volume 1" to enjoy!  Just enter in the Rafflecopter form below.  Giveaway ends at 11:01 PM, central time, on July 10, 2012!  Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway