Disclosure: This site contains sponsored posts, affiliate links (which means I earn a percentage of the sale) and is part of the Amazon affiliate program, but all opinions are strictly my own.

Little Pim Language DVDs {Giveaway}–CLOSED

Disclosure: This could be a sponsored post or contain affiliate links (which means I earn a percentage of the sale), but all opinions are strictly my own.

There are several things in life that I learned while I was younger, decided I was “too busy” for them, quit, and now regret it. Playing the piano is one (seriously, what was I doing when I was 12 that made me “too busy” to practice?!), and learning Spanish is another. I took three years of Spanish in high school, and two semesters in college, but never kept up with it by practicing, so naturally, most of the Spanish I know is reduced to the menu at Taco Bell. Scientific research has shown that babies, toddlers and preschoolers are born able to learn more than one language with ease, so it makes sense to expose your children to language learning at a very early age. With this in mind, Little Pim was created.

logo

Little Pim was created by Julia Pimsleur Levine, who was inspired by her own bilingual childhood. She knows how important it is for children to be bilingual in our global world and developed a new method of learning called The Entertainment Immersion Method. According to the website,

“Each of our educational DVDs has a unique, child-friendly theme, such as eating, playtime and feelings. The method teaches 360 words and phrases, providing the essential building blocks for language learning. A child only needs 500 words to be considered “conversational” in a language. Babies, toddlers and kids respond enthusiastically to Little Pim’s format, which combines animated and live-action videos.” 

French gift set

Little Pim is the leading method of teaching children a second language, and I can see why! We chose to review a DVD in Spanish and were sent Disc 6 of the Spanish series, “I Can Count!” The first time we watched it, my 3 1/2 year old was hooked. He laughed at the Panda and his friends, and seemed to be really engrossed in the Spanish parts. When the movie was over, I saw him look at me, get a sneaky look on his face, then walk over to the DVD remote. I didn’t know what he was doing (obviously something naughty), until he pressed the play button and started the movie over again! The second time through he was repeating phrases and actually counting in Spanish. I couldn’t believe it! We’ve watched it a few times since, but haven’t watched it in a week or so, yet just today I heard him count his chicken nuggets in Spanish at lunch!  I am sold.
DVD

Each DVD is around 30 minutes long, and features silly cartoon sections with Little Pim and his friends, and then the instructional parts with videos of real people and things. The quick cartoon pieces with Little Pim and his friends are fun and instantly hooked my kids,  keeping them interested. The Spanish instruction parts are pretty clear, showing a video of something, sometimes circling it in red, and then saying its name in Spanish. Most of the time my son would know what it was they were pointing to, though occasionally it was slightly unclear; for instance, he’d say “feet” but they were really saying the word for “toes.” Luckily, the DVD comes with subtitles in English so I could read along and help him out. You can see samples of videos in every language here, or you can watch a short video about Little Pim below:

Little Pim has so many products to choose from, including Gift Sets in all languages, Digital Downloads so you can watch the DVDs on your smartphone or tablet, and Apps in several languages for the iPhone/iPod, iPad and LeapPad. If you follow Little Pim on facebook, twitter and pinterest, you can receive special discounts and offers. If you can’t decide which set to buy just yet, enter our giveaway to try one out first!

Enter to win a DVD in the language of your choice!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

** This giveaway is open to U.S. entries only.
** The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the morning of August 17th, 2013 and will be emailed within 24 hours. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
** This posting and giveaway were sponsored by Little Pim, but all opinions are strictly my own.

About Valerie

I love to run, sing, dance, read and goof around with my adorable hubby, "Kirk." My two kids definitely keep me on my toes, but there's nothing else I'd rather be doing than be at home learning, playing, laughing (and sometimes crying) right along with them.

Comments

  1. Kathy L. says:

    I would choose Italian. My husband is Italian and I think it would be great for our grandson to begin to learn the language.

  2. We would like the spanish dvd .. we have been wanting to learn spanish in a while, hopefully this will help out. thanks for the chance.

  3. Raelyn Anderson says:

    I would get the spanish one

  4. I’d get the Mandarin!

  5. i would pick spanish

  6. Amanda F says:

    Spanish or Arabic

  7. ReggieMann says:

    I would choose Spanish

  8. Stephanie Brown says:

    I think this is a great idea–would love some Little Pim videos in Spanish.

  9. I would choose chinese

  10. Kurstin G says:

    I’d love to win the Italian set. I’m learning right now and would love for my kids (5 and due in November) to learn along with me!

  11. gabrielle p says:

    I would love to win this! I have a 6 month old and 17 month old I am trying to introduce!

  12. Arlene S. says:

    I would love to try French with my kids! My daughter already likes to say “Comment ca va?” so why not more?!!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  13. We own the Italian DVDs and love them. We would love to try Spanish.

  14. french!

  15. Love little Pim!! My 20 month old speaks more French than English!!! I Think I would love to try German as well:)

  16. I would choose French since it’s the language of love 🙂

  17. I would get the italian one

  18. I really want my kids to learn French, and we have been working on it some. Ideally I’d love the whole set of French DVDs, but if I had to choose one I think it would be the playtime dvd.

  19. Sarah Mahan says:

    I would choose French.

  20. chinese

  21. Claiborne says:

    Spanish or French.

  22. Thomas Nord says:

    I would choose German. I studied it in high school but lost much of that knowledge through disuse. Now that I’m picking it up again my kids are becoming interested in learning German as well. This would be a great way for them to have their own learning materials that cater specifically to them.

  23. Natalie S says:

    I would choose Russian! Would be prefect for my son since we speak Russian and Ukrainian – just to reinforce the language to him.

  24. I would choose Spanish.

  25. Spanish.

  26. Sha'Ree G says:

    I would definitely go with Spanish. I took 5 years in school and remember very little due to lack of use. My stepdaughter speaks Spanish fluently and my 2yr old is picking up on some of it. I would love for my 2yr old and 7month old to learn spanish since the only language immersion school is quite a distance from me.

  27. Stacey Palm says:

    My husband and I were just talking about this for our daughter. I would love the Spanish or Chinese!!!

  28. I would choose the Spanish.

  29. I would choose spanish.

  30. I remember these commercials from when I was a kid! I would choose Spanish since it is such a handy language to know.

  31. i would probably choose spanish

  32. Hailie Jordan says:

    We already have a French Dvd so I would probably choose Spanish (:

Trackbacks

  1. […] Why? They are the #1 Language Learning System for Children and your kid/grandkid/whoever will LOVE learning another language with their DVDs, digital videos, CDs, flash cards and books. See my review HERE. […]

Follow

Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers: