Friday, April 20, 2012

Copy-Kids: Eat Fruits and Vegetables DVD Review and Giveaway

As most parents know, it isn't always easy to get our kids to eat healthy. You can put the fruit or vegetables in front of them and tell them to eat it, but usually it doesn't end up working out the way you planned. We come up with tricks as to try and get our kids to eat fruits and vegetables, but sometimes end up even more frustrated when the "trick" didn't work. Now there is a new way to get your kids to not only eat their fruits and vegetables, but it actually gets them to like it.

What is Copy-Kids:
A joy-filled video and an innovative tool for parents who want to get children to enjoy eating fruits and vegetables.
Copy-Kids is a media company producing video that encourages positive habits in young children, by watching and copying other kids. Copy-Kids unique content DVD, online and TV helps parents get their children hooked on healthy and positive habits.
Produced for children aged 6 months to 5 years, Copy-Kids innovative video is fun and compelling for both children and parents.
Copy-Kids launched in January 2012 with our first DVD Copy-Kids Eat Fruits and Vegetables.
The DVD features 12 x 7 minute chapters, one for each of twelve fruits & veggies:
bell pepper, bananas, oranges, carrots, strawberries, avocado, raspberries, tomatoes, apples, broccoli, cucumber, blueberries
Each chapters features several adorable and entertaining children aged 9 months to 4 years, eating with joy and delight. Its a simple but revolutionary tool for parents who want their kids to develop a life-long habit of healthy eating. The DVD includes an on-camera discussion about healthy eating with renowned pediatrician Dr. Jay Gordon, plus a section of delightful outtakes.
Total Running Time: 115 minutes

My kids are six and thirteen and do eat their fruits and veggies, but it was really difficult to get them to start. I have my 2 year old niece Lucy, and my 3 year old nephew Ethan that I watch three days a week and those two never want to eat anything healthy. As soon as they come through the door, its straight to the cabinet in the kitchen where they both point and say "cookie".
So a few days ago, I sat Lucy and Ethan down to watch Copy-Kids to see if it would have any influence on them. Right away they were both excited to see other kids their ages having so much fun. So I asked them if they would like to try, and they both started to jump saying "me try, me try". So I gave them each a bowl with some strawberries and bananas in it, and they ate it! No getting frustrated, no tricking them, just them eating and liking it.
When my brother-in-law came to pick them up that evening, I told him what happened, and he didn't believe me. He thought I must have done something like trick them or tell them they couldn't "do something" until they ate it. So he took the kids home and I was curious as to how they would be after the fact. But when he brought them over yesterday, he said "Ethan and Lucy eat fruit now!" I was excited to see that not only did it work while they watched it, but after they went home, it stuck with them.
Yesterday we had fun with carrots and tomatos, which they loved. And this morning when they got here, they didn't go over to the cookie cabinet. They went straight to the fruit bowl and said "Nana". I wish this DVD was around when my kids were little!

Watch the Trailer:

Copy-Kids DVD Trailer from Copy-Kids on Vimeo.

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Thank you to Copy-Kids for allowing me to review this DVD.
Disclosure Statement: The views here are my own. While I was given a free copy of the DVD to review and one to use as a giveaway, it in no way influenced my opinion or views posted here. The DVD itself was the only comensation I received

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