Monday, January 7, 2013

The Wiggles Celebration! DVD Review

The Wiggles are one of the world’s #1 preschool entertainers. They have performed over 350 shows to more than 1.5 million fans since 2005 in the United States alone. The Wiggles perform over 200 shows annually across four continents. The Wiggles are seen on TV in over 120 countries worldwide. Fans can catch The Wiggles on television exclusively in the U.S. on 24-hour preschool network Sprout as hosts of Sprout’s Wiggly Waffle, which airs every weekday morning from 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET. Beginning July 7, 2012, fans can also watch The Wiggles on NBC’s new Saturday morning preschool block, NBC Kids. The Wiggles have sold more than 23 million DVDs and videos, 7 million CDs and 8 million books in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. You can also follow the gang on Twitter via Twitter.com/ItsWiggleTime or become a fan of their official Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWiggles.

The Wiggles' Celebration! DVD features the original Wiggles: Anthony, Greg, Jeff and Murray in their last Celebration concert tour together which honored the last 21 years they spent entertaining and educating young children around the globe. At the end of 2012 Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt and Greg Page retired to take on behind the scenes roles in content development and songwriting. The three new Wiggles: Simon Pryce, Lachlan Gillespie, and the first ever female Wiggle, Emma Watkins, will join Blue Wiggle Anthony Field as they don the band’s signature Red, Purple and Yellow jerseys.

"The last 21 years have been a wonderful adventure and I'm going to miss performing on stage with my dear friends Greg, Jeff and Murray," said co-founder and Blue Wiggle Anthony Field. "We've had the best time celebrating the last two decades with our fans all over the world, and I'm looking forward to starting this next chapter with Emma, Lachy and Simon."
Own a piece of Wiggles history captured on DVD this New Year.

My thoughts: This DVD is filled with favorite songs, dancing, acrobatics and fun. It is definitely great for getting your little one's wiggles out. My girls enjoyed bopping, twirling, tumbling, jumping, swaying, etc. to the music and seeing their favorite characters on stage. I love that The Wiggles help get rid of the couch potato syndrome. They make exercise fun.  I thought Anthony's splits were impressive and we liked the part where Captain Feathersword got up on the PVC pipe cube to do some acrobatics while balancing up there. My youngest daughter Zari loved it when Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, and Henry the Octopus came on stage. When they exited stage she kept asking when they would be back again. She hadn't seen The Wiggles before and she loved them. My 4 year old daughter was the more active of the two while we watched the show. They both seemed like they were enjoying themselves a lot. We will miss the original Wiggles that have left the cast, but welcome the new ones for the New Year. I'm glad we have this DVD as a reminder of the original cast.

"The Wiggles' Celebration" includes the following tracks:
*    Wiggly Circus Jubilee
*    Here Comes a Bear
*    Rock-a-Bye Your Bear
*    Ooh It's Captain Feathersword
*    Occi Tocci Onga
*    Here Comes Our Friends
*    Getting Strong!
*    We're Dancing with Wags the Dog
*    Henry's Dance
*    Romp Bomp a Stomp
*    Dr Knickerbocker
*    Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn Around
*    Up, Down, Turn Around
*    Ooey, Ooey, Ooey Allergies!
*    The Monkey Dance
*    Wiggle 2012 Medley
*    Let's Have a Party (Instrumental)

Special Features:
  • Goodbye Message from Greg, Jeff and Murray
  • Song Clips Featuring the New Wiggles: Propeller, Everybody's Here
  • Photo Gallery
Running time approx. 60 minutes with bonus material.

BUY IT:
You can purchase this through NCircle Entertainment for $11.99.

DISCLOSURE/DISCLAIMER: I received product for free to review. My thoughts are mine and my family's own opinion and have not been altered by anyone else. I did not receive any other compensation for doing this review.

10 comments:

Stitchblade said...

You know, I have never watched an episode of this show.

Melissa Pezza said...

We have this DVD and love it! It is fantastic!

Stevie said...

Who doesn't love The Wiggles! Great for kids :)

Danielle Simmons said...

What a great way to celebrate with the Wiggles whenever you want. I'm sure your kids absolutely loved it.

Victoria Carn. said...

We saw the preview to this on their TV Channel. My little one LOVES them... as did all of my bigger bunch when they were little too!

emaalyon said...

Fruit Salad, Yummy Yummy! That's one of my favorite Wiggles Songs! So fun!

SavingsInSeconds said...

My son loves the Wiggles. They are so clean and funny, too, I don't mind it when he watches it.

SavingsInSeconds said...

Forgot to mention that I sometimes sing along, too!

Shauna said...

Oh my goodness, my girls would LOVE this. Thanks for the post!

ginabad said...

My kids loved the Wiggles when they were little! I heard so much great stuff about them too, but alas, a concert never came close to home. :(
gina b
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