DVD Rock "N" Learn : Phonics ( Vol 1) Review & Giveaway

We all know learning can be fun. But it just got much more cooler :

Music + learning = Rock "N" Learn = One rockin' learning experience !

This equation was balanced and proved right by 2 brothers in the 80s - a school psychologist and a rock musician who decided to add a cool and contemporary beat to the subjects kids need the most.Rock "N" learn is completely
kid-friendly, encourages self-learning and is all about effectiveness and simplicity.

Here's something we will love to hear about Rock "N" Learn in their own words:
  • The Rock "N" Learn team avoids any educational "fad" or "current trends" and instead focuses on mainstream material that offers broad application to supplement any home or school curriculum.
  • Rock "N" Learn is education with a beat - and the "rock" behind the "learn" is meant for much more than foot-tapping.
  • Rock and rap music are both very rhythmic and the steady beat helps memorization.
I wholeheartedly believe in the concept of using more creative ways to teach children.But our kids are more blessed to have such a dedicated team of professionals working to provide them with creative educational tools.And this DVD is certainly going in our car!

I watched the entire DVD and was totally impressed with the idea of integrating music with phonics. The beats of the music completely blend with the words and flow smoothly causing the child to take-in all the knowledge and enjoy it at the same time.

My son who is only 2 yrs old was swaying to the music and was quiet attracted to the pictures on the screen. He even wanted to watch it again!

Rock "N" Learn Phonics DVD program covers :
  • Short vowels
  • Consonants
  • Blends & Digraphs
  • Word Families
  • Silent e
  • Read - along stories
The program runs for approx 70 minutes and is for ages 6 and up.

  • The program engages all the sensory parts of the body. I liked the fact that the picture, alphabet, the word and an onscreen mouth that pronouns the word can be seen onscreen at the same time. It is a fantastic idea to help coordinate what is heard and how it is seen as a word as pronunciation is a key factor to learning phonics.
  • Delightful combination of colors onscreen is visually appealing for young minds.Music is made in such a way that it promotes learning of the subject and not just the music itself.Children can stay focused on the subject till the end.
  • Short readings in a slow manner, with each word being underlined was focused on encouraging the child to read with comprehension and clarity.More practice readings are a bonus! I would have loved to see some familiar stories in the "Reading for fluency" section, to make the subject more familiar for children.
DVDs from Rock "N" Learn will now be a part of my son's learning process. Who doesn't want a product that has gone through subject research, secures critiques from teachers, unanimously praised by educators, parents and media?! Rock "N" Learn Rocks with excellent animation !!

Buy it:

- Directly from Rock "N" Learn website. Check out their "Specials"!
- Store list
- Barnes and Noble website
- Amazon.com
Win it:

One reader will have the chance to win Rock "N" Learn's Phonics ( Vol 1) DVD.

Here's how you can win it:

  • Mandatory entry ( all other entries will be disqualified without this):

- Visit Rock "N" Learn and leave a comment on which DVD you
would like to buy.
- Follow "Toddler Tales by Mommy" on GFC

  • Tweet Daily ( 1 entry)

  • Please use the form below for extra entries.

Open to : Residents of US and Canada.Giveaway ends on: Aug 15, 2010; 11 pm Eastern Standard Time. One winner will be chosen by the Random generator and posted on Aug 16, 2010

(Disclaimer: Rock N Learn sent me the featured product for review purpose only. I was not monetarily compensated for this review. Please note that the review was not influenced by the Sponsor in any way.All opinions expressed here are only my own.)


mysteryshoppingteacher said...

Hi, I teach 4th grade science and would love to get the RocknLearn Human Body dvd! Thanks for the chance to win! Following you on GFC

Tara V. said...

I would like to have their Colors, Shapes & Counting DVD

Cassie M said...

My daughter is really into Spanish because of Dora, so I would love to get her the Spanish
Volumes I & II!

Erica K said...

would love "Letter Sounds"

TextbookMommy said...

I would love to have the Life Science DVD!

Mystee said...

I think my feedburner email subscription went through, took me 4 times though.

Anyway, I would love to have Easy readers or reading comprehension

I'm also a GCF follower

majik.of.mystee (at) gmail.com

sweetpea18 said...

my daughter would enjoy dancing with animals... she's a mover!
i follow on gfc
heatheranya at hotmail dot com

Nicole said...

Thanks for joining us for To-the-TOP Tuesday Blog Hop! Following you from http://www.onelittlemister.com


mom2girls said...

I would love the reading and phonics DVD for my almost reader LOL. I follow on GFC

littlelatina said...

sounds great

Nicole C. said...

I would love to buy the States &
Capitals Rap DVD.


Diane said...

Happy Friday! Following you....


Home♥Mom.com said...

i'd like the color shapes and counting dvd also following you via GFC

following you back, thanks for hopping with me today!

Christy, www.Home♥Mom.com

Monica said...

I would like the Alphabet Circus for my little girl and I am now following you as well.


Belly Charms said...

I would love the Alphabet one. My boys are 3 and 4 so this is great. Thanks. I am a new follower too.

I'm a full-time mummy said...

Hi Esther!

Thanks for hopping over to my blog and for the invite but your giveaway is only open to US and Canada :( Thanks for the follow btw, let me know when you have a worldwide giveaway, I'll be sure to join in! :)

Gale said...

I would most like the phonics dvd.

Gale said...

I follow on GFC

Gale said...

I subscribe via email 1

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I subscribe via email 2

Gale said...

I subscribe via email 3

Shanna said...

I would really like the letter sounds dvd!
I'm following you...and I tweeted!

Chelsey said...

Multiplication Rock sounds really cool. Thanks for the giveaway. I follow via GFC.

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Chelsey said...

Just to let you know the above tweet in the body of your post doesn't have the correct link in it! I re-tweeted your tweet instead:

lisad33611 said...

I'm a follower via gfc and would love to win this! I also like Nursery Rhymes.

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Anonymous said...

I follow via gFC, I like the life science dvd! karasceviour at hotmail dot com

Jen@born2impress said...

Hi there I am your newest FFF friend!
Please stop by and say HI:)

Anonymous said...

I follow via GFC and I am in education I would love to own the States capital CD!

lexigurl_17 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Chelsey said...

http://twitter.com/SowDandelions/status/21117114888 mybabyappleseed(at)yahoo(dot)ca

Anonymous said...

Thank-youf for the follow.
I am following you too.
Have a great weekend.

paula michele said...

I'm following you and I like the Dance With Animals Dvd. I submitted the form with my extra entries. (Paula Hafner)


Chelsey said...


Anonymous said...

life science ty.

Chelsey said...

http://twitter.com/SowDandelions/status/21260076406 mybabyappleseed(at)yahoo(dot)ca

kelley said...

I'd get the math problems dvd.


Gianna said...

Filled out the form and now follow GFC.
Subscribed by email..
Writing Strategies DVD.

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