About Barney Goes To School
The fictional character of Barney was created by Sheryl Leach, in 1987 to involve toddlers actively in the process of learning. Barney is a purple dinosaur with human attributes and friendly disposition, specially created to be loved by children. 'Barney Goes To School' is a 45-minutes episode, in the Barney series of children's video. It is part of the educational and entertainment videos targeted at preschoolers. This episode shows Barney going to school on a typical day and discovers why his friends love going to school. One Saturday, Barney's friend Tina decides to take Barney to school to show her all the fun things that she learns. Tina's friends introduce Barney to the activities in school such as greetings, exercising, reading, and exploring the room. These activities are demonstrated with the use of nursery songs that kids can sing and enjoy at the same time. At the end, Barney discovers how much fun and exciting school can be. This video is made to dispel the fears that preschoolers have about going to school. It is filled with high-energy, and is presented in an entertaining and interactive format. The interactive presentations keeps the kids entertained and allow them to learn at the same time. They can easily identify themselves as one among the participants in the video, and can relate to the familiar playschool environment. Available in both CDs and DVDs, 'Barney Goes To School Video' is ideal for kids who are reluctant to attend school. It can also be used as an introductory tool for toddlers before they go to kindergarten. It helps them familiarize with the routine and environment of school life.