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17.2.17

STEM with Blaze and the Monster Machines- Race into Velocityville

Is STEM a thing your kids are into? I knew nothing of it, until Broxton started Elementary School and brought home a flier about "STEM NIGHT."  That had me trying to figure it all out.
S - Science
T - Technology
E - Engineering
M - Math

Now, it seems like STEM is everywhere, or either I just notice it more now than before.  Did you know that great kids shows like BLAZE  and the Monster Machines also teaches STEM?
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Blaze and AJ head to the racing town of VelocityVille in Blaze and the Monster Machines: Race Into VelocityVille, a brand-new collection of high-octane adventures, featuring Blaze as a racecar and guest voice appearances from superstar racecar drivers Danica Patrick, Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott and Kasey Kahne. With two bonus episodes, this six-episode Blaze and the Monster Machines DVD features all areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and an energy-packed thrill-ride in every episode. Created by Nickelodeon and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Blaze and the Monster Machines: Race Into VelocityVille races onto DVD on February 14, for the suggested retail price of $14.99.
 
Blaze and the Monster Machines: Race Into VelocityVille DVD includes:
  • Race Car Blaze - Blaze and AJ travel with their friend Swoops to VelocityVille, a town full of race cars that love to go fast. A car named Speedrick puts locks on the tires of other cars so they are stopped in their tracks, forcing Blaze to transform into a sleek and aerodynamic racecar to free his new friends.  
  • Race to Eagle Rock - Blaze brings all of his monster truck pals to VelocityVille for a wild race to the top of Eagle Rock. After they all transform into race cars with supercharged engines, they have to find a way to avoid Crusher's attempts to slow them down.
  • Sky Track - Swoops the helicopter loses his rotor and can't fly. It's up to Blaze and AJ to retrieve the runaway rotor by flying up onto The Sky Track, an amazing course that weaves through the clouds.
  • The Wishing Wheel - Blaze, AJ, and Stripes are searching for the Wishing Wheel, a magical treasure that will grant a wish for one lucky racecar. With chomping, stomping, and slithering obstacles at every turn, Blaze and his friends find it hard to stay on track.
  • The Hundred Mile Race - *Bonus Episode* - Racecar Blaze is back in VelocityVille to compete in the longest race ever, the Hundred Mile Race. Joined by his new racecar pals, Blaze will cross deserts, swamps, and caves on his way to the far-off finish line. His rival Crusher is in the race too, and will do anything to slow Blaze and his pals down.
  • The Polar Derby - *Bonus Episode* - Swoops flies Blaze and AJ to VelocityVille for the Polar Derby, a wintry race through the snow. Blaze and his monster machine pals all become racecars for a chance to win the Ice Trophy. The race really heats up when racecar Crusher tries to knock Blaze and his friends off-course.  
 

4 comments:

  1. The Polar Derby sounds intense doesn't it? I bet my son would like these.

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  2. My kids would love this amazing DVD! It sounds like a lot of fun and excitement!

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  3. This looks action packed. I bet it holds your kid's attention spans.

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  4. I love that the makers of books and toys are trying to incorporate STEM. Sometimes it it so obvious, that it seems to take away from the fun part - this is perfect! So much fun!

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