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SB Finds : Movies, TV & Music

A Must-See Music and Dance Show For Youngsters in Spanglish!

Last week, my daughter Sofía and I attended a free event, Uno, Dos, Tres Con Andrés, sponsored by our local library.  As a public speaker, educator and presenter, I’m a tough crowd to please and I have to say that this show was fenominál! The show, Uno, Dos, Tres Con Andrés, used music, song, and dance to engage the audience in a language and culture fiesta.  We learned words in Español that had to do with colores, animales, and bodyRead More ...

Doc McStuffins DVD {Giveaway}

  You might already know Doc McStuffins as the show your niños are crazy about. It’s no wonder Doc McStuffins is the number one series for kids between the ages of two and five. Now Doc McStuffins will finally be available on DVD and digital copy! Doc McStuffins: Friendship Is The Best Medicine will include five episodes which feature two stories each. The DVD includes Spanish and French audio and subtitles as well. In case you aren’t familiar with the series, DocRead More ...

PBS presents: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood {Giveaway}

One of the downsides to having moved to the United States as a teenager is that there are a lot of cultural references I have no connection to. The majority of these have to do with children’s music, literature and television programs that my generation grew up with here. That’s why I have no connection to something like Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, for example. While I’ve heard people rave about the program and I’m sure it was truly amazing, I’d beRead More ...

ParaNorman In Theaters!

Paranorman arrives to theaters today! We’ve been excited to see this new film and we’ve already shared with you the process that went into making this visually stunning film. After watching it we were stuck by the strong message behind this film. As you might have already discovered from watching the trailer, Paranorman is the story of a boy who doesn’t fit in because of his strange gift. He can see and talk to the dead. Because of that he isRead More ...

Tonji: The Musical Ambassador iPad App & CD {Giveaway}

The creators’ passion, perseverance, and love for learning about other languages and cultures shines through their product Tonji: The Musical Ambassador by Mommy Americana.  Designed to engage a child through international music, if you go to their website you will see that they have put together popular and traditional lyrics from around the globe. Each song includes language & visual repetition suited for specific age groups. For instance, my two-year-old daughter loved pulgarcito. She would mimic Tonji’s fingerplay and tryRead More ...

The Lorax DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack {Giveaway}

What’s my favorite kind of animated movie? The kind that has a larger message – a meaning that relates to its entire audience, not just to kids. With its conservation-related moral and classic Dr. Seuss style, Universal’s The Lorax is definitely one I can sit through a thousand times! Lucky for me, I have the newly released DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack! The pack includes the movie in HD, three adorable mini-movies, an Ultraviolet digital copy that can be streamed on aRead More ...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days – Interview + Giveaway!

The third movie based on the wildly popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series comes to theaters everywhere on August 3, 2012. DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS, follows Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) – as he “hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club – which fails to keep him away from the season’s dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong.” Co-starsRead More ...

The Odd Life Of Timothy Green Summer Fun Kit In Spanish

The Odd Life of Timothy Green is soon hitting theaters on August 15. The movie is about a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green, who are anxious to start a family. They  dream about what their child would be like. Then one night Timothy shows up on their doorstep. There is a lot of mystery behind how Timothy came to be, but the love that Cindy and Jim feel for him is definitely present even in just the trailer. We’veRead More ...

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Spanish Book Review: El Viaje de Magélica {Giveaway}

As a mother of two and a Kindergarten teacher, I often wonder about the imagination of children and if it is being fostered enough. We Read more ...

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Super Adventure –Review {Giveaway}

I loved watching Enzo’s face as he watched Super Mickey Mouse and his friends, Wonder Minnie, Super Power Pup, Super Good , Dynamo Read more ...

Las Posadas Craft: Make Your Own Farolitos

Disclosure: As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I’ve received product samples and compensation for my time and efforts in Read more ...

Ingenio Smart Play Pad (Interactive Learning Toy)

Ingenio’s Smart Play Pad is one of those toys your child will love tapping to discover new sounds that make up letters, colors, and Read more ...

Multilingual Christmas App: Pango en Navidad

You might remember Pango, the adorable blue raccoon, from our previous review of Pango Imaginary Car. Developer Studio Pango has just Read more ...

Sending Navidad Greetings with Hallmark Go Cards

I am part of the Windows Champions Program. As a Windows Champion on behalf of SpanglishBaby, I am loaned a laptop, and, on occasion, Read more ...

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