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Product Type: Videos
Age: Preschoolers
Categories: Coping with Real Life

 


2001 Award
Franklin In the Dark
(USA Home Entertainment $12.95 Score:) If you're dealing with nighttime "monsters", Franklin In the Dark may help. In this little story Franklin is afraid of dark places. Mother Turtle has a story that assures Franklin he is not alone. On the other hand, if you aren't dealing with monsters-don't bring any home.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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1998 Award
I Love My Day School
(eaho Productions $12.99 Score:) If you have a preschooler who needs a preview of preschool, this will give him a look at the day from goodbye to hello again-all told in 12 original songs. 2 1/2 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1998.

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1995 Awards
Spot Goes to School
(Disney $14.99 Score:) There are some real stories here that preschoolers will relate to. Spot's first day at preschool gives a reassuring glimpse of a typical day of playing with friends and paw painting. On the same tape is Spot at the Playground, which reinforces ideas of taking turns and safety without preaching. 2 & up. Also recommended: Where's Spot?, Spot Goes to a Party.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1995.

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1995 Award
It's Potty Time
(A Vision $19.98 Score:) Potty Videos There are no magic bullets, but it may be a helpful reinforcement. Two to try: It's Potty Time developed by the Duke University medical Center, this "story" features kids of many ages getting ready to go to a party. Now I Can Potty (K.I.D.S. $19.95) Kids show and tell kids through songs and action how they learned to stop what they are doing to go to the potty.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 1995.

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1999 Awards
Big Bird Gets Lost
(Sony $12.95 Score:) In the newest of Sesame Street's Kids Guide to Life series, Maria takes Big Bird shopping. The bad news is that Big Bird gets lost; the good news is that Maria has taught Big Bird and viewers a catchy song for remembering their phone number as well as how to find help in the store. A non-threatening but valuable video with guest star Frances McDormand. 3-7

Age: Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1999.

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1998 Award
Telling the Truth
(Sesame Street/Sony $12.98 Score:) Telly makes the mistake of telling a lie to impress his friends and then has to live with the consequences. Dennis Quaid makes a guest appearance and helps Telly face up to the truth. An age-appropriate retelling "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" parallels Telly's predicament. From the Kids' Guide to Life series. Also, Learning to Share, with Katie Couric. Closed-captioned 4-8

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1998.

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2002 Awards
A Trip to the Dentist Through Pinatta's View
(Boggle-Goggle $14.95 Score:) Move over, Oprah! Pinatta, a lively talk show star-puppet, hosts a preschooler and her mom on the subject of going to the dentist. Practicing is one way to overcome fears about a first trip to the dentist, and this includes a nice blend of live-action footage with puppets.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Big Little Bill
(Paramount $12.95 Score:) Five-year-old Little Bill longs to be a big kid and succeeds in the several episodes presented here. There's none of the usual cartoon frenzy in these videos. Each story reinforces his sense of himself as a big boy who can help with a baby cousin, at the office, and even at a wedding. PLATINUM AWARD '02. Also top rated: What I Did at School, several episodes centering on Little Bill and his friends at school. New for 2003 , Merry Christmas Little Bill was not ready for screening. 4-6s.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2003 Award
Caillou: I Want to Grow Up
(Warner Bros. $12.95 Score:) Caillou is older than Maisy, less noisy than Elmo, and paced just right for young viewers. Caillou doesn't want to go to daycare and both his parents need to go to work. His very patient father takes some extra time to show him all the people that work in their neighborhood, including his teacher! Not as good as last year's Caillou the Explorer PLATINUM AWARD '02, which explored transportation from a child's point of view.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Elmo's World: Wake Up With Elmo
(SonyWonder $0.770656370656371 Score:) Elmo, Mr. Noodle, and the rest of his gang give tots tips on sleep, getting dressed, and taking care of their teeth. Live action film of a first visit to the dentist is especially useful. 2 & up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2003.

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