Saturday, July 26
Sesame Street: Learning Rocks DVD #Giveaway (3 winners) - Ends 8-9
It’s time to rock n’ roll! Sesame Street and its lovable monsters help kids learn how to solve problems using music. Oh how I love Sesame Street! It's been a favorite of mine ever since I was a child myself watching the episodes on TV when they first came out. I think one of the things I like most is that even though some of the characters have changed the basics are still there. It still teaches young children what they really need to know in everyday life, and in a fun way that keeps them interested.
When famous rocker Virgil Von Vivaldi (Michael McKean, playing a spoof of his This Is Spinal Tap character) shows up on Sesame Street, it is up to Elmo, Abby, Zoe and friends to use their creativity to make a new rock band for Virgil. The catch? Virgil’s wants his “rock” band to be made entirely out of rocks!; Elmo and friends take on this fun challenge and set out on a quest to find the perfect rocks for Virgil. They identify each rock they come across and study its characteristics to decide how it can be best used in the band. First, they find a tiny pebble that they realize is too light to be the lead singer, but can be the tambourine player instead. Elmo then spots a heavy rock that he determines will play the gong. Zoe then meets Rocco, whom she identifies as a basalt rock, a type of igneous rock that was formed by a volcano. Because basalt rocks have many holes, he too cannot be the lead singer, but can be the bass player. Next, Elmo finds a limestone with fossils in it that will be the flute player. Zoe finds a shiny rock called obsidian that can play the oboe. Then, Abby finds marble that is sparkly and colorful and can play the mandolin. Still in search of a lead singer, Abby changes Vergil into a smooth, sparkly rock called a gem. With all the pieces in place, it is finally time to rock on!
The DVD includes another full episode that features Donald Glover, who plays the rock star LMNOP (a spoof of the musical duo LFMAO), who is set to perform on Sesame Street, only to discover that he has lost all of his music equipment. Telly and friends must work fast to create replacements in time for his big show. And, if it couldn’t get any better, in addition to two full episodes, Sesame Street: Learning Rocks includes a bonus story where Elmo discovers a grasshopper and rapper Rev Run (from Run DMC) show it how to “hop this way.” Other special features include appearances from actress Anna Faris actor Dax Shepard, as well as bonus segments “Abby’s Flying Fairy School” and “Elmo The Musical.”
Win it: 3 lucky readers will each win a Sesame Street: Learning Rocks DVD. This giveaway will end August 10th at 12:00 AM EST. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email. If no response, a new winner will be chosen. Open to residents of the US.
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