‘Big Bird, Little Bird’ lets parents, kids bond sweetly

By Kristin Mears, Dallas/Fort Worth Star Telegram
Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Big Bird, Little Bird: Animated Songs for Wee Ones and Parenting Tips From Sara
by Sara Hickman
Sleeveless, $20
Animation running time: 34 min.
Parenting tips running time: 20 min.
Ages: children 2-5 and their parents

What it’s about: This amazing DVD blends 11 harmonious songs and sweet animations into one imaginative stroll. Each song, accompanied by colorful animation, is upbeat and easy to learn. Kids will sing and dance to songs about everything from birds to family trees. Texas singer Sara Hickman brings the animations to life with her enchanting voice and makes Big Bird, Little Bird a fun learning experience.

Why watch it: The whimsical animations and sing-along songs are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Your little one will love learning about the beauty in all things around us. My son immediately started clapping and singing along with Goop’s In It, a song about having goop in your eye that is animated with a funny little green character. The DVD includes a bonus feature of 15 friendly parenting tips from Hickman. Big Bird, Little Bird is good fun for the whole family and allows for a lovely bonding experience between parent and child that can be shared over and over again.

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