Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Eco-Friendly, Frunchy, Educational- Children's Music? Bobs & Lolo Review and Giveaway!

Children's music lately has been saturated with and abundance of "knock-off" popular mainstream music, and frankly, is starting to drive me crazy! The classic three note songs of blind mice, boats and stars get old super quickly in my house, and there's only so much Mouse type music I can handle. Searching for music for my kids that meet all of my criteria (educational, fun, easy for Mommy to listen to), has been a super pain, and my children usually just listen to the sounds of each other singing their ABC's. Then I found the music of Bobs & Lolo!
You would expect to hear the catchy tunes of Bobs & Lolo in between Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and Little Einsteins, but not yet! The Canadian Duo have recently debuted on Treehouse TV (February 6th) and they currently have three CD's, and one entrancing DVD available on the market. Since we received our package from Bobs & Lolo, my kids haven't stopped singing and dancing! Abbigaile's favorite song is Raindrop Pop, or "My Raindrop?!" This song teaches about how the rain helps to feed the trees, and how the water cycle works- in a fun and exciting toddler tune! Alexzander loves Right Track, a song about friendship, and we even "Choo-choo" with our arms around the house, or in the car. *My* favorite is the Litterbug Jive, a story of a litter bug named Clyde and how he turns his bad habits into something great! Brian thinks the songs are wonderful- but that we've all gone too green for his liking. Don't be fooled, the other evening when I walked in the door from running errands, he was singing a song while he was loading the dishes!Bobs & Lolo not only have great music, but exceptional customer service. I emailed them with some questions and they responded super quick, and super sweet! Our package even came with some Bobs & Lolo stickers and temporary tattoos, which my kids tore into right away. I am so excited to share Bobs & Lolo with my readers, and my friends, (seriously- if you knew me in real life, you'd know I do *not* get excited about children's music- EVER!).

WANT IT? Check out the official Bobs & Lolo webpage for samples of their albums, and to find the retailer nearest you!

WIN IT! Lorraine & Robyn, the voices behind Bobs and Lolo have offered 4 Baby And Mom readers their chance to win a Bobs & Lolo Gift Pack!

Here's how!

  • Head over to Bobs & Lolo and sample their music. Let me know which song is your favorite!
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  • You get an extra entry in ALL of our giveaways if you follow the directions in this post!!

Special thanks to Bobs & Lolo for sponsoring day #17 of our Fabulous February Fiesta!

Fine Print: Please include your email or contact information in your comments. YOU MUST post separate comments for each one of the tasks above that you complete. This drawing ends Friday 2/20/09 at 11:59pm EST. Any comments posted after that time will be deleted. If you post one reply saying you did all methods of entry, you will only receive 1 valid entry. One lucky winner will be selected using Random.org. Winner will be announced on Sunday, 2/23. Any questions, please click on the Contact Us button on our sidebar. Thank you for participating!


northerngirl February 17, 2009  

I love the "Recycle with Me" song but my daughter loves the song "Friends"!

northerngirl February 17, 2009  

I subscribe and follow!

MissHeather February 17, 2009  

I like the song "I love bugs!" so fun!!

prairie mom of 2 girls February 17, 2009  

I love bugs is the perfect song for the spring!

prairie mom of 2 girls February 17, 2009  

I now follow you

susan February 18, 2009  

My favorite song is Raindrop Pop.

quitecontrary1977 February 18, 2009  

"Muscles" is a really fun song!


christin February 18, 2009  

i really like "i love bugs" thanks!

christin February 18, 2009  

i follow:) thanks!

Cortney February 18, 2009  

I like the recycle me song!

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AmandaSue February 18, 2009  

My niece loved the song Raindrop Pop, she has a fasination of rain. And she thought the name of this group is awesome since our dogs name is LoLo. Thanks for entering me into this awesome giveaway!

Christine February 18, 2009  

I like the Raindrop Pop.


Lauren Busch Singer February 18, 2009  

I hear you with the children's music. BUT check out these two albums...you won't be disappointed.

First, is NAPPA and Parent Choice award-winning artist Jonathan Sprout and his latest release American Heroes #3, with fun upbeat songs about some of our finest historical figures, including Thomas Jefferson, John Muir, Pocahontas, Jane Adams and more. Yes, music and a history lesson, all rolled into one! Tunes like "Chocolate King" about Milton Hershey, gives our youngsters (and some of us adults) a great education and entertains us too. WWW.JONSPROUT.COM

Second up, is the compilation FUNKY KIDZ, featuring 12 of New Orleans' finest artists (Nevilles, The Radiators, George Porter Jr., Theresa Andersson and more) doing funked up covers of classic kids songs we all know and love like Zip a Dee Doo Dah, Yellow Submarine and the funkiest rendition of Hokey Pokey you ever heard. www.funkykidzmusic.com

These albums are perfect for the kid in all of us!

elaine,  February 18, 2009  

Our favorite is Raindrop Pop-great music for kids!

Elaine R

Mommy22boys February 20, 2009  

I like the song I love bugs!

Lauren @4BabyAndMom February 21, 2009  

This giveaway is closed. thank you to all who participated, and got to know Bobs & Lolo better!

Lauren @4BabyAndMom February 21, 2009  

Re: Laura Busch Singer- Thanks for the tips, I'll be sure to check them out!

Sarah Speaks- Savvy SAHM Reviews & Giveaways February 23, 2009  

I love bugs

Sarah Speaks- Savvy SAHM Reviews & Giveaways February 24, 2009  

I blogged about this on my special edition of Fantastic Friday blog giveaways at http://sarahspeakssavvysahmreviews.blogspot.com/2009/02/special-edition-of-fantastic-friday.html


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