Monday September 29, 2003 Developed to help introduce a variety of early-learning fundamentals to babies, toddlers and preschool age children, Brainy Baby Learning library programs are a mix of reality-based visuals and colourful graphics combined with both classical music and kid-friendly songs designed for the parent and child to watch together.
The 45 minute programs are specially paced for young viewers and acknowledge the presence of a parent by allowing for "teachable moments" to occur.
Available in DVD and VHS video cassette, the Brainy Baby series is are aimed at children aged from 6 months to 5 years.
The programs cost AUD$29.95 for VHS and $39.95 for DVD and can be found in toy, homeware, nursery, baby, book, pharmacy, gift and specialty stores nationally.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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