Uncle Goose Introduces Persian Language Alphabet Blocks

UNCLE GOOSE PERSIAN ALPHABET BLOCKWooden toy block manufacturer Uncle Goose has added to its line of foreign language block sets with the introduction of Persian Language Alphabet Blocks. The 32-piece set of illustrated blocks features the entire Persian character set, numbers, and geometric and floral patterns.

Unveiled last month at the NY Now Show, the set is available for purchase for a limited time exclusively through www.golreezan.com. It becomes widely available after September 20 at boutique toy and gift shops nationwide and at www.unclegoose.com.

Persian alphabet blocks represent Uncle Goose’s 20th foreign language set. The new line marks the first collaboration with New York-based Golreezan, a brand known for icon designs featuring Iranian-American themes.

Uncle Goose’s traditional alphabet blocks feature non-toxic inks and are made from sustainable basswood sources from the U.S.

Little Pim Unveils New Discovery Sets

littlepimLittle Pim, the foreign language learning program for kids ages 6 months to 6 years, has introduced a special-edition product line now available exclusively at Toys “R” Us stores nationwide. The new Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, and English Discovery Sets each include three DVDs and a Little Pim plush panda toy, which help to make learning a new language fun for kids.

Between birth and the age of 6, the human brain is pre-wired for language learning, and Little Pim helps families take advantage of this brief window by making language learning easy, fun, and effective. Their Entertainment Immersion Method provides total immersion in the language. The method engages a child’s love of play watching real kids and animation. Little Pim’s proven repetition technique helps children retain new vocabulary. The program is designed by Julia Pimsleur Levine, daughter of Dr. Paul Pimsleur, creator of the Pimsleur Method, a language learning program for adults.

Little Pim is available in 11 languages, including Spanish, French, Chinese, and Italian on videos, music, books, flash cards, gift sets, and more.