Let's Learn: Patterns and Shapes DVD {Review}

Let's Learn: Pattern and Shapes
Now available on DVD, released on September 9, 2014
Retails for $12.99
On September 9th, Nickelodeon extended their line of "Let's Learn" DVDs with a great release about Patterns and Shapes. Preschoolers will be able to learn and play along with their favorite Nickelodeon characters, including Team Umizoomi, Dora, Kai-Lan, and Blue as they study patterns and shapes in a 5 episode DVD. This fun filled, 138 minute DVD will explore circles, squares, triangles, and more, and also includes a shapes worksheet.
Let's Learn Patterns and Shapes Episode Synopsis:

Team Umizoomi: Team Umizoomi vs. The Shape Bandit

It's up to Team Umizoomi and UmiFriend to save Umi City from a shape-snatching super villain, the Shape Bandit. The Shape Bandit is creating chaos wherever he goes, taking rectangle windows, triangle roofs, circle traffic lights, and more. But when he steals Geo's Shape Belt, he really crosses the line. With the help of UmiFriend, Team Umizoomi must square off against this furry enemy to save their city and get Geo's Shape Belt back!

Dora the Explorer: Catch the Shape Train!
Another Dora and Boots adventure when they are making a Shape Train in his Boots' sticker book, but the train goes rolling down the track without anyone at the steering wheel, and need your help to catch it before it gets to Big Turn.
Ni Hao Kai-lan: The Dinosaur Balloon
There is a balloon festival and everyone is excited. The group teams up to create a neat balloon, but Kai-lan breaks the dinosaur balloon, Stompy doesn't want to help her because it wasn't his fault that the balloon broke.
Blue's Clues: Shape Searchers
Blue creates a fun game, Shape Searchers, to play with Joe. She uses a bag to hide the shapes and we try to find them and match to things around the room. We also meet some shapes and how they can combine with other shapes to make new things.
Blue's Room: Shape Detectives
Detectives are needed when shapes are missing. Blue and Joe, with their friends, try to find and solve the mystery.
DVD Runtime: 138 Minutes
Our Thoughts
Our package from Nickelodeon is here!
"I wonder what is inside?"
A Nickelodeon Let's Learn Patterns and Shapes DVD
This is a great variety of some very popular characters. S is a fan of Umizoomi, especially Bot, and Dora, while knows a little less about Kai-Lan and Blue. I was excited to see such a great, educational theme, perfect for preschoolers who are getting ready to head off to school. The focus of all the episodes is really on the topic of patterns and shapes, which S is pretty confident with. These episodes give her a little more concrete practice in a fun and silly way. I think this will also be a good fit for C when she gets a bit older, with the characters and format, she will be learning in no time. I am interested in checking out the other Let's Learn DVDs now that we have seen this one.
Just a Little More Information:
About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 35th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 19 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit 
http://www.nickpress.com.  Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).

About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for certain DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.

Want It? Buy It!
This DVD can be purchased wherever children's DVDs are sold.
Thanks to our friends at Nickelodeon for our Let's Learn DVD!


  1. 40 years ago there were books but no DVDs. We managed all right.

    slehan at juno dot com

  2. I need to pick up a copy of this DVD. I'm really impressed that Blues Clues was included....it was an absolute favorite of my sons years ago, and I'd really love for my baby girl to enjoy it too. She is already a fan of Dora and Team Umizoomi...

  3. I loved books growing up too, as do my kids, books will never go out of style!


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