Reviews May 2015 of Books, Music, Games, and Movies For Children
Reviews May 2015 of Children’s Movies
Pixar’s animated movie Inside Out focuses on Riley, a girl who is uprooted to San Francisco when her father starts a new job. Riley is guided by her emotions: Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). Her emotions are plunged into chaos as they compete for control of her mind. Although Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. (Released: tbc)
Reviews May 2015 of Children’s Games
British publisher Nosy Crow have made a succession of beautiful fairytale apps for kids, with Snow White being the latest. All the classic elements are here – dwarves included – with playful interactivity that never distracts children from reading the story. Seamlessly blending all of the classic elements of the Snow White narrative with ingenious, story-friendly forms of interactivity, the app places an emphasis on reading for pleasure with interactive elements that enhance, rather than detracting from, the story.
Reviews May 2015 of Children’s Books
A mysterious dream inspires De-Nar and Tee-la to explore a mystical place on a nearby mountain. When the curious friends come upon seven pools with water of different colors, Sumat, their master teacher, is waiting to teach them about the Seven Sacred Rays through their favorite element — water. If your children love water, this is a great magical introduction to one of the planet’s fluid elements. Suitable for children aged 2 and above.
Reviews May 2015 of Children’s Music
Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well – Jennifer Gasoi
2013 Grammy Award Winner and two time Juno-nominated singer/songwriter Jennifer Gasoi is a well known children’s performers and recording artists in Canada. ‘Throw a Penny in The Wishing Well’, Jennifer’s Grammy Award Winning sophomore release, is a collection of 18 children’s songs offering up a warm introduction to swing, blue-grass, doo wop, gospel, klezmer, Cajun and calypso. Get grooving with the children in the front room!
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