Today’s post is sponsored by the kind folks over at Kidz Bop who sent us a great CD to use for our Rock ‘n Roll inspired adventure! All opinions contained here are my own.
Some weekends around our house are made for mulching and weeding. But once the work is done (….or make that done enough), we like to play! When Kidz Bop asked me (really, my daughter) to review Kidz Bop 25, their most recent album, I knew we had to make some staycation magic!
Voila! A rock ‘n roll staycation is born!
A rock ‘n roll staycation is all about the music. For me, that’s Billy Joel. Sing us a song, piano man! For my hubby and teen son, there’s a bit more rock involved. For my daughter, it’s all about pop — and Kidz Bop has it.
We listened to great music cooking dinner and playing games. In the car, we opened the sunroof and cranked the tunes…. not too loud, of course. Driving safety IS important! But the highlight of the weekend was our Kidz Bop air band! The music works for the whole family — sung by kids, but real tunes… not the Wheels on the Bus! Ellie, especially, loved it.
Making a rock ‘n roll air band
Mom — Dad, too — to get your rock ‘n roll weekend to really rock, have fun!!! Air band time is NOT the time to worry about who sings on key, whether kids have their hands in the correct position, or wonder if you look foolish. Of course you do! That’s what makes it great!
Choose the first song in your set (I recommend allowing each child to select a song) and start jamming. Let kids choose the instrument they want — they ALL can be drummers if they want. Then rock on! As you can see in the photo above, Ellie was belting out the tunes like nobody’s business!
Why Kidz Bop?
About the KIDZ BOP kids:
- KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids in the U.S., featuring songs sung by kids for kids
- KB 25 came out January 14, 2014 and features 16 popular songs including Roar, Cups, and Safe and Sound. Ellie’s favorite is Royals.
- KB recently launched its own channel on SiriusXM, KIDZ BOP Radio on Channel 77.
- There’s also a KIDZ BOP channel on Pandora.
- The KIDZ BOP Kids are all online/homeschooled, and aKIDZ BOP teacher travels with them to make sure all schoolwork gets done
- The KIDZ BOP Kids’ “Dream Big, Sing Loud!” Tour will stop at over 40 cities across North America.
- The KIDZ BOP Kids are currently recording for their next album, KIDZ BOP 26 that comes out in July.
Where to purchase Kidz Bop
Kidz Bop CDs are available at retailers nationwide.
For more fun, the Kidz Bop Karaoke machine is available at Walmart and other retailers. It’s Karaoke week (April 20-26), so why not plan your rock ‘n roll weekend now? Oh…. better than buying, you can win a karaoke machine. Enter at the Kidz Bop Facebook page. (I am not responsible for this sweepstakes. Rules at their page!)
Rock ‘n Roll staycation fun!
When you mix great rock ‘n roll music, fun food and relaxed parents with fun-loving kids, you have the PERFECT recipe for a rock ‘n roll staycation weekend! Why not celebrate National Karaoke Week with some rock ‘n roll fun at your house?