languages DVD is so well scripted, has a lot of variety, super-cute kids
and outfits, great cultural references, interesting images, fun music...
basically, it's great. Add to that the fantastic name and the great
cover, and we think it is a winner.”
Don’t miss this Globe-Toddler™ adventure, the second of a series of
educational DVDs for toddlers and preschoolers. Mexico is diverse and
fascinating. The country has sandy beaches, dense jungles, vast
deserts, big cities, small towns, thriving farms, music, colorful arts,
and exotic animals with eight legs, four legs, wings and fins.
Children and parents will be moved by the Mexican folklore rhythms and
will laugh with the four playful puppets, Donkey, Monarch Butterfly,
Turtle and Iguana. The DVD contains a balanced mix of puppet and
children scenes, animation, and live footage and still photos of real
animals, fish, plants and landscapes of Mexico.
While watching the DVD, you will:
Witness a butterfly metamorphosis
Learn about instruments (e.g., violin, trumpet)
See a puppet soccer match
Find treasures with pirates
Make homemade guacamole
See a volcano erupt
Find out where chocolate comes from
Take a cowboy drive in the desert
Explore the shape of a pyramid
Discover hot chili peppers
And much more!
The DVD offers 115+ spoken and written words for children, and the
bonus feature of the map of Mexico may be used when the child is eager
and ready to talk about geography.
captures the attention of a child more than good music? Mexican folklore
music is a wonderful source of entertainment for kids and adults alike.
Engaging instrumentation and lively performances of “La Raspa,” “La
Tapatío ,” “La Bamba” and other famous Mexican
masterpieces bring to life the scenes and culture of Mexico. In the song
“El Chocolate,” a long-time favorite melody of Mexico, children will
learn how chocolate comes from a cocoa tree. In fact, chocolate
originated in Mexico! Through the music, children will begin to hear the
different sounds of instruments and music styles. Learning can be fun
and memorable, especially when
the lesson of counting to ten in Spanish is taught by a chorus of
Chinese (Mandarin with associated Pinyin for non-Chinese speakers)
and written words in English, Spanish, French, and Chinese (Mandarin
with associated Pinyin for non-Chinese speakers)
Approximately 39 minutes long
feature: Map of Mexico (geography)
(compatible on most PAL players worldwide)