Friday, November 26, 2010

2010 Holiday Gift Guide: Galloping Minds Educational DVD



Is it ever to early to start teaching your children?  Now that I am a stay at home mom, I have more time to focus on teaching her.  I have the starter disc to a popular DVD based teaching program and she likes it but I was looking for a way to help her with numbers and letters.



Galloping minds has four DVD programs, Alphabet and Phonics; Shapes and Colors; Numbers and Animals; and About Computers.  They also have a preschooler Spanish DVD and flash cards to go along with the Alphabet and Phonics; and Numbers, Shapes and Colors DVDs.

Since I have been focusing on working on teaching Wiggle her numbers first with some teaching of alphabet, the Galloping Minds Numbers and Counting with Animals DVD was just what I was looking for. 

Wiggle loved the animals in the DVD, and it seems to be helping.  With a little coaching she can count to ten.  She is enthralled by the DVD and asks to watch it over and over.  I call it her Smarties DVD but when she says it, it sounds more like Funnies.

We have also been working with the Alphabet and Phonics flashcards.  While the phonics are a bit beyond her, not quite two, age the alphabet cards are fun and have great pictures that she finds interesting.  I like that each letter card has more than one corresponding word to go along with the letter.





The Numbers and Counting with Animals DVD teaches more than just counting from 0 to 10.  It also teaches counting down from 10 to 0, and basic mathematical skills of addition and subtraction.

I try to limit her TV time for cartoons but the Galloping Minds DVDs are entertaining as well as educational so I do not feel guilty for letting her watch them.



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I like the preschoolers learn spanish dvd that they sell.
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Momma Lyngheim said...

I like the alphabet and phonics

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I like the Alphabet and Phonics DVD

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I like the Alphabet and Phonics Flashcards!

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My favorite is the Shapes and Colors DVD

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I like the Alphabet and Phonics DVD set and flash card set.

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DianaT said...

Numbers & Animals is my favorite DVD. Kids love animals. Great Learning DVD.

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I love the Numbers & Animals DVD.

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I would like the Preschooler learns Spanish. It is easier to learn a new language when you are young and it doesn't hurt to speak more than just English. dpschad@yahoo.com

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