Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $21.00 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Preschool Prep Company Add to Cart
$69.00  & FREE Shipping. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

Preschool Prep & Sight Words 7 DVD Pack (Meet the Letters, Meet the Numbers, Meet the Shapes, Meet the Colors, Meet the Sight Words 1, Meet the Sight Words 2, Meet the Sight Words 3) (2008)

Letters , Numbers , Kathy Oxley  |  NR |  DVD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (240 customer reviews)

List Price: $79.95
Price: $69.66 & FREE Shipping. Details
You Save: $10.29 (13%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, April 18? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details

Other Formats & Versions

Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD 4-Disc Version $45.71  
  7-Disc Version $69.66  

Frequently Bought Together

Preschool Prep & Sight Words 7 DVD Pack (Meet the Letters, Meet the Numbers, Meet the Shapes, Meet the Colors, Meet the Sight Words 1, Meet the Sight Words 2, Meet the Sight Words 3) + Meet the Phonics - Letter Sounds + Meet the Phonics - Blends
Price for all three: $89.36

Buy the selected items together


Product Details

  • Actors: Letters, Numbers, Shapes, Colors, Sight Words
  • Directors: Kathy Oxley
  • Format: Animated, Box set, Color, NTSC, Subtitled
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 7
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Preschool Prep Company
  • DVD Release Date: October 27, 2008
  • Run Time: 260 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (240 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001ICUVPI
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #39,233 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features

None.

Editorial Reviews

Review

Teachers Picks - Best for Learning Sight Words --Scholastic Instructor Magazine

It's really refreshing to encounter something that gets tangible results: 'Meet the Letters' combines a basic need (learning the alphabet) with a tried-and-true method (repetition), all while keeping Junior entertained... we give it an A. --Entertainment Weekly

The basic approach of seeing, hearing and repeating is given a fresh look that makes learning easy for pre-readers and struggling beginning readers. A must-have for every collection for young children. --School Library Journal

Product Description

Learning has never been this easy!
A study of over 50 babies and toddlers, who watched Meet the Letters, resulted in over 90% of these children having complete upper and lowercase letter recognition. Many learned in less than two weeks! Numbers, shapes, colors and sight words can be learneed in a few viewings. Box set includes Meet the Letters, Meet the Numbers, Meet the Shapes, Meet the Colors, Meet the Sight Words 1, Meet the Sight Words 2, Meet the Sight Words 3.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
227 of 228 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Sight Words 1, Colors OK, Other Programs Not So Great October 1, 2012
Format:DVD
We bought all 7 Preschool Prep DVDs based upon the high Amazon ratings. Our 19 month old son seemed to enjoy the colors video, and picked up a few words from the sight words 1 program. He had no interest in the other programs whatsoever.

We have other educational video packs, and would recommend the Tiny Tutor and Leapfrog DVD sets instead. Our son seems to enjoy them much more.
Was this review helpful to you?
165 of 185 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Let me first start out by saying that I am a teacher - I really value any educational toys or learning activities. I wanted to get a few educational DVD's for our car for my son to watch on longer trips. I was excited after reading about the awards this series received in a parent magazine. I popped in the first DVD and waited for my son to be "ooh-ed and ahh-ed" - after about 5 minutes, he no longer wanted to watch it. I brought the DVD's in the house and sat down to see what they were all about. I was shocked at how horrible they are, the graphics are very low budget, the character talks in a very high and hard to understand voice, and ther is no story/plot...the "characters" just move across the screen and repeat their letter over and over. No wonder he did not want to watch it. I thought maybe the letter one is just too basic, so I popped open the sight words DVD - same horrible experience, only the character repeats the word over and over. It is not educationally sound AT ALL, I think they must have made up the award they received. :) I thought maybe I was missing something so I took the DVD set over to a friend of mine who is also an elementary reading specialist, she agreed that they were horrible and was shocked they cost $50+ dollars for the set. She also said that they do not even follow the protocal of how letters are introduced and the foundations of phonemic awareness to teach phonics or sound. She said you are much better off with the Sesame Street or the Leapfrog learning DVD's. Amazon was great for letting me return this horrible series....we orded the entire Leapfrog learning DVD set when my son was almost 3 and he still loves this DVD's (and asks for them) at 4.5 years. Don't waste your money.
Was this review helpful to you?
65 of 72 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars As awful as it gets. May 21, 2009
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
This stuff is not only annoying, it is absolutely terrible. During the whole time you'd hear:

"Yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow, ..." until you'd either turn off the TV or become a brain dead. (Yellow gets substituted with other colors, or shapes, or numbers, or whatever, based on the DVD theme.)

The reason I bought this stuff - it was suggested by Amazon after I bought Leapfrog's "Letter Factory", "Math" and 3 other DVDs. They are absolutely not comparable. I had a great experience with Leapfrog and was very-very happy with their DVDs. Don't waste your money and don't torture yourself and your kids - buy Leapfrog's DVDs instead - kids will learn faster and in much smarter way.
Was this review helpful to you?
25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Horribly boring March 29, 2012
By F. Levi
Format:DVD
I'm still confused about how this set got awards. I tried a few DVDs and my kids got bored after 2 minutes. I'm guessing it's good for kids that don't get to watch any kind of TV otherwise, then it probably holds their attention, but if your kid is used to watching other things on TV, there's no way they'll stand for it.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Bad quality and not getting child's attention December 16, 2013
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Bad quality cartoons, did not get my 2 year old attention at all, he got bored after the first 10 minutes. It sounds too much like forcing a child to learn instead of making it fun.
Waste of money.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your money! ;/ May 25, 2012
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
I was a bit apprehensive about purchasing these as other reviews stated the videos were SO boring and therefor failed to keep their little one's attention. As one reviewer pointed out, what is boring to an adult isn't always so for a child, so I figured I'd give it a try. BIG MISTAKE. I bought the 4 disk pack and I'm really kicking myself because after popping in the "Meet the Letter's' DVD we only made it to the letter D before the kids were over it. Literally, there is nothing more to this DVD then that they flash the letter on the screen--and then say the letter over and over. You might as well go get yourself a set of flash cards and use those with the kids--its essentially the same as this DVD.

We have Leapster's Letter Factory and both my boys LOVE it. Now I'm wondering what I'm going to do with 4 worthless disks that aren't going to be watched and that got a total play time of 7 minutes. ;/ VERY dissatisfied, what a waste of money. ;(
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars not entertaining at all April 29, 2011
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
I was sorely disappointed in this dvd set. My (almost) 3 year old thought that it was very boring, and didn't sit through any of them. My ten month old couldn't have cared less. I sent it back and got the my baby can read series and everyone is loving them. Don't waste your money.....
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
19 of 22 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Waste of money January 3, 2013
Format:DVD
These DVDs are the most BORING DVDs I have purchased for my daughter. I can't believe so many people like them. As an educator and a parent I am shocked they have received any awards. Buy the Leap Frog DVDs instead especially the Letter Factory and Numberland.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Really powerful learning tool
I usually don't write reviews, but these DVDs are amazing. If I could give 10 stars I would. I have used these videos with all my children and can't say enough about them. Read more
Published 5 days ago by Melw
4.0 out of 5 stars It scared my pre preschooler. :-P
We just watched the 'meet the letters' one so far.

Our 2.5 year old was scared. She came and told me to turn it off. The ominous voice going b. b. Read more
Published 18 days ago by Kevin Becker
5.0 out of 5 stars Preschool prep
My kids love these and just can't get enough of watching them. They have learned so much just from watching these videos. Read more
Published 1 month ago by kuntri
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful!
Very repetitive, which is good for kids, but also visual to get them started recognizing shapes, letters, numbers, and colors.
Published 1 month ago by Becky Oosterhouse
5.0 out of 5 stars Great!
Arrived quickly. I would recommend these dvd's to anyone that has small children. My grandchildren have learned a lot from these.
Published 1 month ago by Frank Morgan
5.0 out of 5 stars EXCELLENT
I received this for my premature twin boys when they were 1. They wet and still are mesmerized by these DVD's. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Christine
5.0 out of 5 stars My 18 month old knew his letters
I think the title of my review says it all. My son loves these dvds and has learned his alphabet, his shapes, and his colors quickly. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Keishah
4.0 out of 5 stars 2yo Loves it!
I'm currently deployed and I got this for my daughter to do when shes not in daycare and on the weekends. My sister says she loves it and ask to watch it!
Published 2 months ago by Lashandra Farrior
5.0 out of 5 stars A great resource for homeschooling moms
My friend told me about these videos the summer before I started homeschooling my daughter for kindergarten. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Jeremiah Lester
4.0 out of 5 stars For some reason my kids really enjoy it, but it's annoying
My 3 & 6 year old nerdy children love the Sight Words 2 DVD they received for Christmas. I'll be buying the rest soon! Read more
Published 3 months ago by jlk
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews
ARRAY(0xa607c924)

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 



Look for Similar Items by Category