Thursday, July 12, 2018

Dream Big: Engineering Our World-Set of 2 DVDs



Los Angeles, CA – Get ready to explore our world when the critically acclaimed film Dream Big: Engineering Our World (narrated by Jeff Bridges)is released in a 2-DVD set by Shout! Factory on July 24, 2018. Originally filmed for and seen in IMAX® and Giant Screen theaters, this stunning film will now be available in living rooms across the country.

The education-focused 2-DVD edition of Dream Big: Engineering Our World will offer the complete movie along with a 150-page educator’s guide (12 lesson plans, including handouts), 10 educational shorts, 8 behind-the-scenes featurettes and 8 more short “Fun Fact” videos. This set brings the wonder of engineering to life for students everywhere.

Narrated by Academy Award® winner* Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart), Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a spectacular look at man-made marvels that will forever transform the way you think about engineering. It celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. It is more than a movie — it’s part of a movement aimed at bringing engineering into the forefront of our culture. Dream Big is the first giant-screen film to answer the call of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) initiative, which aims to inspire kids of diverse backgrounds to become the innovators who will improve the lives of people across our entire planet as we head into the twenty-first century and beyond. That’s why the film will be accompanied by ongoing educational, museum and community efforts to expose young people from all backgrounds to what engineering is … and what it can conjure in the world.
Dream Big: Engineering Our World joins Shout! Factory’s exciting catalog of 4K and IMAX films that includes the incredible critically acclaimed and award-winning odysseys Journey to Space , Flight of the Butterflies, Rocky Mountain Express, Humpback Whales, Wonders Of The Arctic , The Last Reef: Cities Beneath The Sea, and Mysteries of China.

Here are some fun games for the summer ranging from K to Grade 8 levels. First Build a Better Bubble Blower. Grades K-2, 3-5 takes 20 to 60 minutes. Design, build and test a bubble blower.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/17zgki489n752wj/AACNYf26c7h2_PtLfN4_H6yPa?dl=0&preview=Build+a+Better+Bubble+Blower_083116.pdf

Then we have Build a Pinball Game for grades 6-8 Build a pinball game with a launcher and interesting obstacles. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/17zgki489n752wj/AACNYf26c7h2_PtLfN4_H6yPa?dl=0&preview=Build+a+Pinball+Game_121216.pdf takes 60 minutes.

Last we have Foil Boats a Design challenge, grades 3-5, 20 minutes. How many pennies can you design an aluminum foil boat to hold before it sinks or capsizes? https://www.dropbox.com/sh/17zgki489n752wj/AACNYf26c7h2_PtLfN4_H6yPa?dl=0&preview=Foil+Boats_082616.pdf


Two lucky winners are going to win these DVD's. There are two of them in the package. Get your entries in today and you might be the lucky winner.
Open to US and Canada ending July 26/18

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Naipo Cooling Cooler Car Seat Cushion-Review

Look at this one from Naipo. Naipo Cooling Cooler Car Seat Cushion Cool Cover Pad Protector Heating Warmer Electric with Breathable 3D Ventilated Holes Pain Relieve Relaxation for Car, Chair, Home, or Office.


2 Levels Air Cooling in Summer】The cushion cools you through airflow, which rapidly disperses excessive heat and moisture from the back and hips, making them free from sweat and providing a optimum comfort driving situation.
Adjustable Heating & Cooling in Double-Zone】Heating and cooling functions, both with 2 levels, are equipped for your specific need. It's size and elasticated strap make it fits for 12V Car and also for 24V Truck, Boat, Bus. Car and Home adapter are included.
Fast Heating Cushion in Winter】Equipped with heating pads in the back and hip area, warming your full body up within 2~3 minutes quickly in the cold day. Equipped with overheat protection, 30 minutes timing and two levels (Heating levelⅠ:122℉; Heating level Ⅱ: 113℉).
User Friendly Design】: Anti-slip waterproof silicon backing and elasticated belt make it easy to fix to your chair and car; intelligent control panel is easy to use; multipurpose pocket to store little doodads.
3D Mesh Fabric & Soft PU Leather】Ventilation of the mesh fabric makes air flow easier and heat transfer more effective. Easy to clean and suitable for all seasons. We offer a 30-day money back guarantee and a 24-month warranty for quality-related issues.




Check out all the other benefits this offers here https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B06ZXYPR49

Special code is: Code: 74WZ-G9DYEC-XKGFQQ for 50% off

This item: Naipo Cooling Cooler Car Seat Cushion Cool Cover Pad Protector Heating Warmer Electric with… CDN$ 59.99 I say this is an awesome deal so go there and order yours today.

The official web site for Naipo is https://www.naipocare.com/ and scroll down.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Ripley's Childrens' Books



Today I have a great giveaway for you all. Two books from Ripley's that your children will really enjoy.
The first one is
Bremner and the Party


Brand new picture books from Ripley’s feature fun and engaging stories around two favorite Ripley’s Aquarium mascots-Sharkee the sand tiger shark and Bremner the pufferfish. Filled with expressive illustrations, silly situations, and lovable characters, kids and parents alike will be enchanted by each of these charming “tails”!
Bremner the pufferfish is going to a party. Tonight. Gulp! And he’s nervous. And he knows what happens when he gets nervous. He puffs up. And he definitely doesn’t want to puff up. Children and parents alike will laugh their way through Bremner’s nervous dialogue as he goes off the deep end before joining the party. Will Bremner puff up and ruin the celebration? There’s only one way to find out!

The second book is
Sharkee and the Teddy Bear


Brand new picture books from Ripley’s feature fun and engaging stories around two favorite Ripley’s Aquarium mascots-Sharkee the sand tiger shark and Bremner the pufferfish. Filled with expressive illustrations, silly situations, and lovable characters, kids and parents alike will be enchanted by each of these charming “tails”!
A teddy bear has fallen into the ocean, but there were witnesses. And they want the teddy bear. Join Sharkee and his sassy sidekick as they search for the bear, stopping to ask all sorts of marine animals along the way with varying degrees of silliness. Told from Sharkee’s point of view, this bubbly tail will have young readers giggling at Sharkee’s hilarious encounters and parents entertained by the adorable ending. Will Sharkee ever find the teddy bear? There’s only one way to find out!

One lucky person is going to receive a very nice package direct from Ripley's. These books are a nice size, 8.2 x 11.3 inches, hard covered 40 page books and are for in the category age 3 and up.

They have a fun and unexpected story line that will delight children and adults alike. They have colorful and highly engaging illustrations by Ripley's cartoonist. Written at an age-appropriate level and the character is named after Ripley's aquarium mascot.

This is open to both US and Canada so get your entries in today. I know you will love them both and so will your children.
Good luck everyone!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wool Socks by Petani

I know everyone wears socks whether it be summer or winter and men always need socks. Women do too but men seem to go through them faster than us women. So Petani is offering some of their awesome Thin Merino Wool Organic Cotton Hiking Boot Socks in this giveaway.


PETANI is a company that offers Thin Merino Wool Organic Cotton Hiking Boot Socks that are appropriate for the business office and/or for casual wear. Their Thin Merino Wool Organic Cotton Hiking Boot Socks are made out from a well matching fabric blend: 25% merino wool, 17% cotton, 44% Polyester, 9% acrylic, 4% polyamide, 1% spandex. Made with superior yarn and high-quality construction. They are very suitable for summer because they are thin. These thermal socks feel soft and comfortable, PREVENT HOLES, and last for significantly longer.

I know when I wear a pair of socks, I want to be comfortable in them and don't want them leaving big ridges on my legs because they are to tight. These socks won't do that. These socks are nice and soft and the top has a nice relaxed elastic grip which keeps your socks where they should be without falling down. The toes and heels are well made and are very comfortable to wear.

These Petani Air Socks are designed in the US & produced in Europe. Their socks are breathable, ultra-soft and long-lasting with perfect fit & gift packaging. These socks are very stretchable just like this:

Check out these socks and see what is right for you.

The Hiking Trekking Dress Socks:
https://www.amazon.ca/Dress-Merino-Organic-Cotton-Hiking/dp/B076VHP2XN

USA:
http://www.amazon.com/mens-wool-socks/dp/B076V9YG92/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&sr=8-1&keywords=mens+wool+socks

Canada:
http://www.amazon.ca/mens-wool-socks/dp/B076VHP2XN/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&sr=8-1&keywords=mens+wool+socks

Petani Style Company welcomes everybody on their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/petanishop . There you can find more promotions for their products all year long.

Now if you would like to win some of these socks, they would be awesome for Fathers Day. The winner will receive a package with 2 pair of socks, and the winner may choose size and color (black, stripped black or grey). Get your entries in today and good luck to you all.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Watermelon Smash --Review


You’ve got to use your head for this challenge! YULU Toys introduces Watermelon Smash, a hilarious twist to the water roulette challenge. Will you end up dry or getting splashed when the watermelon gets smashed on your head?! Players take turns spinning the spinner to determine their fate. Following the spinners' instructions, players press the watermelon against their head. When the watermelon opens, that player is out of the game AND drenched! If you’re playing inside, watermelon seeds are included for a dry game! Be sure to record and share the fun using #WatermelonSmashChallenge!



The new Watermelon Smash game from YULU Toys is a hilarious twist on the water roulette challenge. Will you end up dry or soaking wet? You have to use your head to find out. What you do is you fill the watermelon with water or use the watermelon seeds provided if you are using it indoors. Players then take turns spinning the spinner to determine their fate. Follow the instructions on the spinner and press the watermelon against your head.
Watch out! You never know when the watermelon will crack and if it does, then you lose. The last player left in the game is the winner.
Each Watermelon Smash game comes with a watermelon, seeds for indoor use, the spinner and game rules.

This is for ages 6+.
US $19.99 US retailer: Target Exclusive
CA: $24.99 CA Retailers: Indigo, Mastermind Toys.

This is a game that will give your kids a fun time either outdoors or indoors. I know my grandchildren are going to have a lot of fun with this game.