Friday, August 13, 2010

Celebrate “Get Ready for Kindergarten Month” with DINOSAUR TRAIN! (Giveaway)

My kids love the DINOSAUR TRAIN from The Jim Henson Company on PBS Kids. It’s an educational program that teaches children about dinosaurs, but it’s hugely entertaining and lots of fun as Buddy, the little Tyrannosaurus rex, goes on many adventures on a train with his adoptive Pteranodon family. Now the DINOSAUR TRAIN is celebrating “Get Ready for Kindergarten Month” in August by offering lots of activities on the DINOSAUR TRAIN website at www.pbskids.org/dinosaurtrain to help parents prepare their kids for kindergarten. For example:

- Help your child practice the letters of the alphabet while learning about the diversity of dinosaurs that once lived on Earth with the “Dinosaurs A-Z song.” Click here for instructions.

- Help your child learn some basic insect anatomy by creating a model of a dragonfly, and learn that some animals seen in the world today also lived at the time of the dinosaurs. Click here for instructions.

- Help your child understand and apply the term “hypothesis,” investigate, and make predictions about the science of color using household basics. Click here for instructions.

DINOSAUR TRAIN also has some great new products available for getting ready for school, including:

DINOSAUR TRAIN: I AM A T. REX! (Grossett & Dunlap)


TRICERATOPS FOR LUNCH (Golden Books; Illustrated by Caleb Meurer)


DINOSAUR TRAIN TAKE ‘N’ PLAY ANYWHERE™ GO FISHING™ MAGNETIC ACTIVITY (Patch Products)


DINOSAUR TRAIN DINOSAUR COLLECTIBLE 3-PACKS (Learning Curve)


DINOSAUR TRAIN ALL ABOARD GAME (Pressman Toy Corp.)


I encourage you to visit www.pbskids.org/dinosaurtrain with your kids to check out their fun, educational activities. And, of course, go to PBS Kids on TV to watch the show! But don’t leave this site just yet … I have a great DINOSAUR TRAIN giveaway to offer! Read on…

GIVEAWAY

One lucky winner will receive a DINOSAUR TRAIN themed backpack full of DINOSAUR TRAIN products! To enter, leave a comment here with a tip to help parents get their kids ready to start or return to school. You must do this to enter the giveaway.

You can earn optional, additional entries by... (leave a separate comment for each)

- Following PBS Kids (@PBSKids) and Susan Heim on Parenting (@ParentingAuthor) on Twitter and tweeting about this giveaway. You may tweet twice a day. (Please space them at least an hour apart.) Leave a separate comment with the URL of each tweet. (It’s easy to tweet this giveaway by using the buttons at the bottom of this post. 1 entry per tweet.)

- Subscribing to Susan Heim on Parenting via email, RSS and/or Kindle (see sign-up options on left sidebar). Leave a comment for each subscription method. (1 entry for each subscription method for up to 3 entries)

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- Putting a button for Susan Heim on Parenting on your blog (the code is in the upper right-hand column of this site) and/or a text link on your blog roll. Post a comment with your blog’s URL. (1 entry for button; 1 entry for text link)

- Posting this giveaway on your blog with a link to this page. Leave a comment with a direct link to the post. (3 entries; leave a separate comment for each)

One winner will be randomly selected from the qualified comments received by Sunday, August 29, 2010, at midnight ET. Please leave an email address on one of your comments if it’s not available on your Blogger profile. Winners must respond within 72 hours or another winner will be drawn. Contest is open to US residents only.

CONTEST CLOSED.
Congratulations to the winner, Chrissyb!



DISCLOSURE: No products or compensation were exchanged for this post.

212 comments:

  1. Preparation - which I am trying for my little one starting preschool next month but he keeps bursting into tears. 8(
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  2. lizi serrano7:13 AM

    o help my kids return to school (Preschool). I enrolled in a bible week camp the week before school starts. It is a new school for my kids and I wanted them to get use to the surroundings and the faces they would be seeing. Also, it gets the jitters out of the way for the most part. Yesterday we went to the open house and they already knew all the teachers and the teachers gave them the same cubbies they had over the summer. i think this really helped them adjust and feel more comfortable with all the new changes in their lives. mustang203@msn.com

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  6. Tip: Back lunches the night before. Lay out clothes the night before too!

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  7. Just keep talking about school and make the child excited about going!
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  11. I am trying to get them up earlier each day from now until the start of school

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  15. Let them have fun shopping for supplies, new clothes, and picking out lunch items. Talk positively about it all the time.

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  17. prepare them slowly, and make it seem like a lot of fun get them involved thanks for the giveaway minsthins at optonline dot net

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  18. to prepare for the start of preschool this year, we have started making flash cards to review letters and numbers.

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  24. Anonymous4:47 PM

    We keep talking about school and exciting things they can do in school like making new friends.
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  26. Have your kids start sleeping on their "school sleeping" schedule the week before school starts. Makes for easy transition when the time comes.
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  31. Since they stay up late all summer I have to start about a week before cutting back their bedtime and getting them up earlier.

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  33. We start adjusting the bedtime about 10 days before school starts so we get the kids back into the routine of a fixed schedule.

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  34. We like to go into our school sleeping routine a week or so before. It helps a lot when school rolls around:)

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  36. I Follow PBS Kids (@PBSKids) and Susan Heim on Parenting (@ParentingAuthor)
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  40. I was going to suggest getting their sleep schedule adjusted ahead of time, but it's been mentioned numerous times, so another tip is to have your child help pick out his/her backpack and lunchbox. My son is so excited about his new backpack that he's been wearing it around the house getting used to it the past couple of days.

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  44. Put a positive spin on going back to school - how they will get to see their old friends and make new ones. My granddaughter starts school in 10 days, but beginning tomorrow (Mon) we are going to start practicing our routine for school. We are going to get her in bed at an earlier time; have her get up at 7:00; eat breakfast; get dressed and then at 8:00 we are all going to walk to her school. That will help us get an idea of how the timing works out and what needs to be changed.
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  45. My back to school tip would be to start getting the kids back on a school schedule. Early to bed and up early in the morning. I always buy one special thing like a really cool backpack, notebook or something so they get excited about using it and heading back to school.

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  52. Along with adjusting sleep schedules, I have the children read and do a few pages of an age appropriate learning workbook every week while on summer vacation.
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  55. This would be excellent for my little boy thanks

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  56. I follow @ParentingAuthor and @pbskids on Twitter and I tweeted: http://twitter.com/cspring31971/status/21335713514
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  57. I've been getting my son to go to sleep earlier and earlier to get back into his school schedule.

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  58. Talk about the return to school often and be prepared for the big day.

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  67. In my weekly meal planning, I have included 'Evening snacks' section and plan to give healthy snack when returning from school. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  69. My tip would be teach your kids thier phone number and address.

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  70. To get my kids ready for school 2 weeks before hand we get them on schedule going to bed and waking up.

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  75. What a great giveaway! My son adores this show- his nickname is Buddy and when he found out about Buddy the T-rex, wow!

    What we do to get ready for school is start having 'classes' at home. We let the older kids (we have 4!) take turns running the classroom and telling the others what to expect. It's a lot of fun for them, plus it helps the younger kids really get in gear.

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  76. start by putting htem to bed early the month before, in hopes it'll be an easier transition
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  77. always lay out clothes the night before!

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  78. A few weeks before school starts, I begin to put my kids to bed earlier at night and wake them up earlier in the morning to get them used to their school schedule. Nothing's worse than a sleep deprived cranky kid! Thanks for the chance!
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  84. We homeschool....so getting them prepared is getting them excited by planning lots of fun stuff for their first week back. I also always have new school supplies waiting at their seats on the first day.
    My 5 year old would love this! This stuff would be perfect to give her some fun stuff in her workboxes! thanks!

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  88. I think shedule is important, being organized, and preparness.

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  96. As a former kindergarten teacher, one of the ways to help is to have them meet their teacher before school begins if at all possible. Show them ahead of time where their room will be.

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  97. get plenty of sleep! :)

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  98. Lindley A6:24 PM

    Start working on "projects" at home before school starts to get them in the routine of doing homework. We also read books about school and talk about their favorite things. Thanks!
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  99. I like to make a BIG DEAL out of the first day of school. I want him to look forward to going to school. Just the anticipation of the first day of school can be overwhelming for some children. Especially if your child is nervous or scared. It just makes it harder on the parent when your child isn't ready for the first day. So, I like to make it sound like it's the coolest thing in the world to go to school!

    We have a calender that we color together and then we can mark down the days left till school. I let him help pick out his own school clothes {but he can't wear them till school starts} and I let him pick out his own school supplies. I try to talk about how fun school is, and all the new friends he'll make, and I love to "talk-up" his teacher and make her sound like the coolest person in the world.

    By the time school starts, he's so excited that he can hardly stand up straight! Ha ha!

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  102. We spend the last two weeks before school starts getting ready-buying new clothes and school supplies and practicing math and spelling words from the previous year. The kids are always psyched to go!
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  106. We have prepared by playing "pretend school". We have worked out the morning routine of getting dressed,breakfast,getting backpack ready,etc. Then we play school. We might recite the alphabet or numbers,color,do a bit of "writing"-things like that.And then we go outside to play for a bit. We even have started the routine of what we will do after they get back from school.

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  114. The best way (in ny opinion) to help kids get ready for school is to talk about it with them. Talk about school in general, talk about their feelings, talk about what they're excited about, scared about. That really helps.

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  117. when my son did preschool last year to get him started we got him lots of books about starting school & read them to him so he'd have a general idea.

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  120. Anonymous4:48 PM

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  121. We read books about going to school, talked about how much fun she'd have and played school at home before my daughter started kindergarten.

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  129. We try to let them pick out special stuff for the first day..Plus we go to open house at the schools.
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  134. I always make sure to do as much as I can the night before school and always wake up 15 minutes earlier than needed!

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  135. My tip is to start the kids on the school time schedule a couple of weeks before school starts so they are not tired for the first couple days of school! Thanks for the chance, justicecw@hotmail.com

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  142. let them help shop for back to school supplies, and start a earlier bed time.
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  171. Pick out a weeks worth of outfits in one day. It's a fun little bonding activity and saves tons of morning time.

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    http://twitter.com/mnsteph/status/22300181989

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  178. http://twitter.com/Shelliclickedit/status/22337507678

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  179. Susan Heim on Parenting: Celebrate “Get Ready for Kindergarten Month” with ... http://goo.gl/b/Ptgb 2 x's

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  180. Daily Tweet

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  181. I get my kids prepared by slowing changing their summer routine. I get them to start reading every evening, have them pick their own school supplies and take them with me to their school registration. It seems to do the trick!
    pauline15_01 at hotmail dot com

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  182. I'm a facebook fan (paulinemendes)
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  183. I'm a google friend (pauline15_01)
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  184. Read a lot throughout the summer with /to them and when school time comes around plan for the next day the night before.

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  185. Shop for back to school clothes and supplies during your state's tax holiday. Virginia's was in August.

    rsbryswrrl at gmail dot com

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  186. i start prepping my kids about a month before school starts by getting them up earlier everyday and letting my son know what a day at preschool will be like.
    stracey2010@live.com

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  187. Tip: Lay down with them during their bedtime the first couple of nights to get them to go to sleep quickly. It's hard to adjust to sleeptime being early after a summer of fun, unless you start really early.

    msurosey@yahoo.com

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  188. be organized, make a list and stick to it. Make sure you start stocking up on supplies earlier in the year so you don't have as much money to pay out at once!

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  189. Tweet: http://twitter.com/cspring31971/status/22420156233
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  190. Daily Tweet

    http://twitter.com/mnsteph/status/22433332381

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  191. tweet 8/29
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  192. Daily Tweet #2

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  193. Anonymous2:01 PM

    I pack lunches and put out clothes the night before! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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  194. Anonymous2:02 PM

    http://twitter.com/DesMoinesDealin/status/22456403021 scg00387 a t yahoo dot com

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  195. I'm a kindergarten teacher - here's my TIP - Your kids will follow your lead on their feeling about starting school. If you're anxious, they're anxious - try excited instead. :)

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  196. make them go to bed earlier a week before school starts
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