French and Spanish Language Programs Hailed Among Year’s Best Children’s Products
Washington, DC (November 14, 2012) – Whistlefritz, the award-winning producer of French and Spanish language DVDs and CDs for children announced that its two latest releases, the French CD Cha, Cha, Cha—French Learning Songs (Chansons pours enfants) and the Spanish DVD Spanish for Kids: La Fiesta de Fritzi (Fritzi’s Party) have earned several top consumer awards for the best in children’s and parenting resources.
Cha, Cha, Cha—French Learning Songs received a National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Gold Award, Mom’s Choice Gold Award, and The National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval. The festive 15-song CD collection also earned a Parents’ Choice Foundation Recommended honor and was named one of the Best 10 Audio/Visual Products of 2012 by Dr. Toy.
Recommended for children of all ages, Cha, Cha, Cha—French Learning Songs (Chansons pours enfants) features acclaimed singer Lynn Veronneau performing French children’s songs set to spirited Latin rhythms by bandleader and composer Didier Prossaird. The CD retails for $14.99 and is available for purchase from iTunes, Amazon.com, and Whistlefritz (www.whistlefritz.com).
Spanish for Kids: La Fiesta de Fritzi (Fritzi’s Party) earned a coveted Parents’ Choice Foundation Silver award and Mom’s Choice Gold Award. The Spanish-immersion DVD was also ranked among Dr. Toy’s Best Picks of 2012 and was endorsed by the Dove Foundation and KIDS FIRST!
An engaging blend of live action, animation and music, La Fiesta de Fritzi captures all the fun and excitement of planning a birthday party, while teaching basic Spanish words and phrases for familiar household objects, colors, and everyday activities. The DVD retails for $19.99 and is available from Amazon.com and specialty retailers.
“Our company and the artists who collaborate in creating our programs are honored to be recognized by these outstanding organizations that share our commitment to producing the highest-quality products that entertain, educate, and empower children,” Whistlefritz Founder and CEO Heidi Stock said.
Founded in 2006, Whistlefritz was borne out of a mom’s passion to teach her children Spanish. Motivated by research showing that early childhood was the best time to learn a language, Whistlefritz’s founder Heidi Stock set out on a mission to assemble high-quality teaching materials for her children. Not finding what she wanted, she created a line of engaging, playful, live-action Spanish and French immersion programs for her own children and kids everywhere. Whistlefritz is a trusted name in language learning entertainment, working with schools and parents across the United States and internationally to do one thing: create entertaining and educational programs to inspire children to learn a new language. For more information and to order Whistlefritz products, please visit www.whistlefritz.com.