Both E and Rufio love Thomas the Tank Engine but to date they have only ever watched it in Greek. My Greek relatives sent us a bundle of children's dvds to help them learn the language and they went down a storm, to the point where E often insists on only watching the Greek version. So, I was a bit nervous as to how an English Thomas & friends dvd (that they can completely understand! ) would go down. Thankfully they were thrilled with the latest Thomas offering.
Dinos & Disco sees Thomas & Friends in six exclusive new episodes, featuring the introduction of a brand new engine, Samson. Volcanoes sizzle and dinosaurs roar on the Island of Sodor as Thomas & Friends embark on a 70 minute adventure of prehistoric proportions!
The engines are filled with wonder at the fantastical new sights and sounds on Sodor as the engines help the Earl with a special surprise. Marion experiences some dino daydreams, as Bill and Ben send Timothy on an expedition for a rainbow coloured truck. Samson discovers his slip-ups cause confusion and delay, while brave Emily steps up to save the world.
School to win chance to record a new Thomas & Friends song in special 70thanniversary year!
National singing competition launched to mark the brand’s 70th anniversary
Winning class gets studio session, £200 of instruments, a one-off, Thomas & Friends music experience and visit from The Fat Controller
To celebrate 2015 as the year of friendship for Thomas & Friends, and to mark the iconic brand’s 70th birthday, primary school classes across the country are being invited to enter a singing competition to win the chance to record a new song for the upcoming film release this autumn.
Judges are looking for the best, most creative singers in the country to be in with a chance of scooping the top prize package for their entire class, which includes…
- An all-expenses paid trip to a recording studio to sing and record the Thomas & Friends theme tune which will feature on a special anniversary DVD
- A half-day musical experience run by a music specialist
- £200 worth of musical instruments
- A visit from The Fat Controller
All schools who register for the competition via the National Schools Partnership website will receive a free downloadable resource pack, full of fun and simple activities linked to numeracy, literacy, PE and art and design, to help engage and inspire children to make their entry stand out.
Register today at http://www.nationalschoolspartnership.com/thomasandfriends.php
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