Sunday, December 4, 2011

Organa Kids Castle Farm & Happy Valley DVD Review + {Rafflecopter Giveaway - Ends 12/11} (CLOSED)

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Animated Stories From Around the World

Are Brought To Life In Launch of New DVD Series:

Castle Farm Volume 1 & Volume 2
Happy Valley Volume 1 & Volume2

Settle Onto DVD August 30, 2011 From Organa Kids

Los Angeles, CA (August 1, 2011)-- Children's animated stories are brought to life in the launch of two new, delightful animated DVDs series - Castle Farm and Happy Valley, which read out to preschool children to engage their imaginations, amuse and entertain and at the same time teach lessons to last a lifetime by relating to them on their own level. The first volumes of each title settle onto DVD August 30, 2011 from Organa Kids, a company dedicated to bringing the very best in children's animation and television fro around the world to U.S. audiences on DVD and digital download.

Like a child's drawing brought to life, Castle Farm is a gentle series from Englad full of color and colorful charachers. Join Farm Girl, Piggy, Leonard, Farmer and all the barnyard animals as they solve mysteries, fix things, get chores done, play games and learn lessons about friendship, responsibility and having fun. Each vignette is filled with its own tiny adventure that will engage ounsters again and again.

Castle Farm Volume 1 includes the episodes "Snails," "The Carrot Thief," "Ball Games," "A Windy Day," "Amber," "The Prickly Flower," "Bubbles," "Trophy" and "Waiting for Winnie." Volume 2 includes "Muddy Farm," "Little Bo Lost," "Stinging Nettles," "The Twirly Spinner," "Talking Trouble," "Woodlice," "Pumpkin on the Loose," "Blackberries" and "Eight Legs."

Happy Valley, a charming series also from England, is set in a beautiful countryside by the sea. Using traditional and contemporary nursery rhymes and songs, each episode tells a story about the children who live in the valley as they learn about the world around them. Whether taking a school trip, visiting grandparents, or a simple walk in nature, the tales are endearing and captivating and appeal to even the youngest of viewers. Happy Valley Volume 1 contains the episodes "Rain is Tumbling," "There You Are, Blackbird," "Tree on the Hill," "Where Are You Hiding?," "Autumn Leaves," "Gee Up Little Horsie," "Wakey, Wakey!," "Far, Far Away" and "Little Donkey." Volume 2 contains the episodes "Cosy Little House," "Have You Ever Been Sailing?," "Robin Redbreast," "Going to See the Doctor," "Scarecrow," "Cars," "Shopping," "Valley Farm" and "Sun Cream."

Castle Farm and Happy Valley are recommended for children ages 2-5 and are available for $14.95 each. For more information about these and other titles, visit

About Organa Kids
Organa Kids was established in 1995 with the mission of introducing American families to stories, characters and cultures from around the world through multicultural stories with universal themes. Inspiring kids to have an awareness of the world as a while (While being delightfully entertained), Organa Kids is creating products that balance technology and real-world experiences. The company most recently released "Scavenger Traveler" app for the iPhone whereby kids of any age can explore their environment traveling of on vacation. Other DVD releases include "Stories From Each of the Moon," based on witty stories by Monty Python's Terry Jones; "Move With Me" series of Yoga DVDs for kids; and "The Adventures of Mouse &  Mole." On CD-ROM is the fascinating "Croatian Tales" based upon the book "Croatian Tales of Long Ago" animated by an international team of animators, illustrators, musicians, programmers, and actors.

This is a fun DVD set for preschool age kids. My son was a bit too old for this, but he's on the top of the recommended ages and he's already in school. But these are just right for my 1 1/2 year old nephews. The Organa Kids DVDs are fun and entertaining in just the right way.

The Castle Farm and Happy Valley DVDs are targeted to children ages 2-5 years old. The movies are each about 59 minutes long. And they sell for a retail price of $14.95. You can purchase the DVDs from the Organa Kids website or through Amazon as well.

One of you can win these DVDs by entering in the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!

*Disclaimer: I received a copy of these DVDs to review. All opinions are my own.*