Thursday, December 02, 2010

Dinosaur Train - Dinosaurs in the Snow DVD Giveaway

To go along with Day 6 of 12 Days of Christmas', All Aboard with a Dinosaur Train Game Giveaway; PBS has a DVD Giveaway of Dinosaur Train Dinosaurs in the Snow for Day 10!

Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while sparking an interest in life science, natural history and paleontology. Episodes include: Dinosaurs in the Snow; Night Train; Fossil Fred; King Cryolophosaurus; Dinosaur Block Party; Buddy s Surprise Birthday Party; Mom s Day.

An all new episode of the hit CG-animated preschool series, DINOSAUR TRAIN™, is scheduled to premiere December 6 on PBS KIDS®, where the series ranks in the top 5 children’s programs among kids ages 2 to 5.*

In “Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet;” “Hornucopia,” Daphne, a Daspletosaurus shows Buddy how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head.             

Encore presentations of “Dinosaurs in the Snow;” “Cretaceous Conifers” will broadcast on December 8, 12, 20, and 24 (check local listings). The episode is also one of eight fun and educational adventures available on the DINOSAURS IN THE SNOW DVD from PBS KIDS and Paramount Home Entertainment, in which Buddy travels to the North Pole, explores nocturnal animals, becomes a detective, celebrates his birthday and more! The DVD also features an interactive game, coloring pages, a dinosaur reference guide and parent information. SRP: $14.99.

DINOSAUR TRAIN is a Parents’ Choice Recommended TV series, and the DINOSAUR TRAIN website received a Parents’ Choice Silver Award and was the recipient of a prestigious 2010 Prix Jeunesse Award.

In addition to the television series, there is also a DINOSAUR TRAIN interactive website at Buddy, Tiny and Mr. Conductor guide children as they discover natural history and the science of paleontology through fun games and activities. welcomes more than 2.4 million visits each month, offering engaging content designed to continue dinosaur exploration beyond the television series, including printables, games, and a dinosaur field guide. Parents, caregivers and educators can find resources and activities to extend the series learning at PBS Parents ( and PBS Teachers ( For information on the DINOSAUR TRAIN geocache program—a fast-growing adventure game that inspires families to get out and discover treasures together go to .

We love the graphics of Dinosaur Train. It is some of the best animation (and you know I love my animation)  on PBS. 

The Giveaway: 1 Winner will receive a DVD of Dinosaurs in the Snow.

The Sponsor:  The Jim Henson Company

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  1. I really like this gift for preschoolers! I used to watch these kinds of holiday specials as a child too! One of the shows I like to watch with my family now is the NBC show Minute To Win It! It's such a fun family show with very simple but FUN games. The new season (and holiday episodes) start Tuesday December 7th, 8/7c. I'll be watching, and so should you all!

  2. I have three young ones who would be thrilled to call this DVD their own.
    Alicia Webster

  3. My grandson would love this DVD, he really likes Buddy!

  4. I follow you on GFC(Linda G)

  5. My kids would enjoy this.

  6. Anonymous2:57 AM

    This would be great for my 14 month olds trips in the car.

  7. I just bought my son the orange dino

  8. Anonymous6:22 PM

    The little ones love dinosaurs!

  9. The kids would like this.
    John Ferris

  10. i would love to win
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

  11. We love watching Buddy and friends.


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