Rock ‘N Learn Phonics DVD
Doesn’t the cover to these Rock ‘N Learn Dvd’s look fun? That’s what I thought when I saw them online, and so when Rock ‘N Learn asked me to check out their products I quickly agreed. I am certainly always looking for ways to encourage my son (and other children) to learn and strengthen his phonics skills. This is the perfect thing for a bilingual child to have. They will have fun dancing around and learning at the same time.
What exactly is Rock ‘N Learn Phonics? It is a 2 volume DVD set which has very catchy songs to teach kids how to learn phonics. The characters as you can see are very bright and fun, and really captures kids attention. You can sit there and teach a child the alphabet, but if you start singing it- they’ll enthusiastically join in. Music can really get kids moving and it makes it much easier to teach them material that is a bit dry.
And they remember those catchy tunes for a really long time! (Do you remember learning the states of the US to music when you were in school?) These videos get pretty in depth! My husband (an elementary teacher) and I were both highly impressed.
My son already knows all of his phonetical sounds and is starting to spell, so he loved it because he could sing along with the songs, and be challenged on spelling and sounding out new words. My husband just went goo-goo over these Dvd’s. It sounds funny, but as an educator with 2nd graders who mostly can’t spell, he is planning on bringing these DVD’s to school for his students to watch as well.
I loved hearing my son run into my room just begging to watch the “A E I O U song”! It was great! My oldest son is 3 years old and loved these videos, but even my 1 year old loved dancing around and watching them. I really think that these are great for kids of ANY age, no matter how young.
Rock ‘N Learn Phonics Volume 1 covers short vowels, consonants, blends and digraphs, word families, silent e, and read along stories. What did I learn in this video? Yes- I even learned something! I learned that students are now being taught that the letter “y” is sometimes considered a vowel! (Did you know that?)
Rock ‘N Learn Phonics Volume 2 covers long vowels, vowel combinations, syllables, ending sounds, silent consonants, and read along stories.
Rock ‘N Learn really turns kids love of music into a learning tool at an early age, and they use that tool throughout their development! They have been around for over 20 years and are the #1 educational video program in the USA! Rock ‘N Learn has earned all sorts of prestigious awards including Learning Magazine Teachers Choice, Parents Choice, Dr. Toy, The National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval, and more!
Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I did receive DVD’s to review. All opinions are 100% mine.