Join the crazy adventure as the Kidsongs Kids sing along aboard all kinds of trucks, an antique car, a boat and even a bulldozer! Chug along on a train, fly above the clouds in a jet plane and soar through the sky in a gia... more »nt hot air balloon. If you love things that go, you'll love this video!« less
Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes - Excellent children's video!
mommy-to-taylor | Martinsburg, West Virginia United States | 01/15/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I recommend this video to anyone with children! While in high school, I remember my younger brothers and sister (now 13, 12 and 10) watching it constantly. At the time, I wasn't particularly fond of it, but, since then, things have changed and I now have a son of my own (19 months). On my son's first birthday, my mother found our old tape and gave it to me. My son LOVES it and so do his friends (20-24 months). They watch it from beginning to end and ask for it again. The video features quite a few of my son's favorite things: a dog, choo-choo train, carosel, trucks (including 18-wheelers, fire trucks, etc.), hot air balloons and bikes. Some of the songs that appear on the video are "The Wheels on the Bus", "Row, Row, Row Your Boat", "I Love Trucks", "Off into the Wild Blue Yonder" and many more. My husband and I secretly have a fetish for this video and have to sing along too! BEWARE-Its contagious"
Pleasure for toddlers, Painful for parents
Allison D | Tucson, AZ United States | 06/19/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)
"This video is excellent for toddlers, but for parents, it is about as painful to watch as a high school production of Grease. However, it is full of toddler-friendly scenes of children in and around cars, trains, carousels, boats, skates and skateboards, hot air balloons, construction equipment, trucks, planes, and school buses. The copyright date is 1986, which should be apparent from the plaid pants, belted big shirts, lip gloss, sleeveless sweater vests, and hairstyles. Also out of date are the types of vehicles on the road, but young children won't notice. The songs in the video are loosely held together by a very forced "plot" about a multi-ethnic group of children (all of whom call the same woman Mom) out for the day with their wacky Uncle George. They end up chasing their dog through various scenes while lip-sync-ing songs, and nervously looking into and away from the camera like a cat trying to avoid its reflection in a mirror. They encounter a frightening-looking couple out for a romantic time in a rowboat (and later a hot air balloon) who really have no bearing on anything. My son's favorite scene is the one with the hot air balloon, but he also loves the airplane segment with "Into the Wild Blue Yonder," and has memorized the song. Low points in the video (and there are many) include the truly horrible original song lyrics, Uncle George rolling his eyes when the baby in the bus goes "Wah Wah Wah," the attempts by the children to act sad as they sing, "Oh where, oh where has my little dog gone," and the way "Mom" delivers her lines. Still there are worse things you could let your child watch, and it really does have toddler-appeal.....somehow."
Mark Epstein | Bronxville, N.Y. | 03/01/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I have always thought that the kidsongs videos were nice, I have an autistic daughter who loves them because of the amount of music."
A Lot of Fun
K. Toby | New Baltimore, MI United States | 03/25/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The video helps children to learn about all different types of travel. It has fun songs that the whole family can dance and sing along too. We have had a lot of friends buy the KidSongs Video series after introducing them to it."
A Family Favorite
Singing Grandma | Gahanna, OH United States | 02/14/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"My daughters grew up listening to and watching this collection of songs. Even though the singers and the scenery are from the same, my 18 month granddaughter loves this DVD and the great collection of songs. She is not the only one who goes around the house singing, "I like trucks!""