Sid the Science Kid (Giveaway)

Growing up, Science was never one of  my favorite subjects. However, I may have felt differently if Sid the Science Kid was around back then.


“Sid the Science Kid”, The Jim Henson Company’s first series for PBS KIDS that features a practical in-school science curriculum, uses music and humor to celebrate children’s natural curiosity about science in everyday life. The energetic and inquisitive Sid starts each episode with a new question (”Why are my shoes shrinking?” “Why do bananas get mushy?”) and embarks on a fun-filled day of finding answers with the help of family and friends.


We recently had the opportunity to review 2 new Sid the Science Kid DVDs: The Bug Club & Change Happens.

In Change Happens, we join Sid and the rest of the gang as they discuss why things change when exposed to time, temperature, and the environment. Girlie Girl’s favorite episode was My Mushy Banana where the class talked about how different foods decay. It was pretty cool to see how elapsed time affected a perfect pumpkin into a pile of moldy mush. Baby Bug liked My Shrinking Shoes because it helped her to understand how her body is growing every day even though she can’t really see it.

In The Bug Club, Sid takes a look at his backyard and wonders about all the things in it: leaves, dirt, bugs, animals, and more. Our family’s favorite episode is Hello Doggie because we’ve all wondered from time to time if animals can understand us. Hello Doggie teaches us that all animals communicate in their own unique way by using body language, sounds, and barking!

Both DVDs also included a bonus disk that includes full stories from other great children shows such as WordWorld, Dive Olly Dive!, Hurray for Huckle!, Tine Planets, Will & Dewitt, Animal Atlas, Hermie and Friends, Pocoya and Hopia.

Overall, we feel Sid the Science Kid is a great educational show for children. It teaches them the reasoning behind the way things work and makes it fun in the process. I especially like when they have Lab Time where their teacher asks them questions and encourages the kids to use critical thinking to figure out the answers. Education and fun all together in one show! Expose your children to the wonders of Sid the Science Kid and watch them learn to love Science!


I have both Sid the Science Kid DVD episodes to give away to one lucky winner! To enter:

  • Just mention in comments before midnight, Aug 6th why you’d like to win this DVD set. That’s it!
  • A random winner will be selected and notified via email shortly thereafter.
  • The winner will then have 3 days to claim their prize.

To earn extra entries, you may do one or all of the following. Each one counts as an extra ticket but you must leave a separate comment for each one.

  • Subscribe to my feed.
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  • Mention this giveaway on your blog with a link back here.

This giveaway is open to US addresses. Good luck!

These DVDs were provided to me free to charge by PBSKids for the purpose of reviewing them and expressing my unbiased thoughts. By entering this giveaway, you’re acknowledging that you’ve read, understood and agreed to my diclosoure policy.


80 Responses to “Sid the Science Kid (Giveaway)”
  1. Mama Zen says:

    My daughter loves Sid. She wants to be a scientist when she grows up!

  2. Carol M says:

    I have three young grandsons. They would enjoy this and learn from it. Thank you for the chance to win it for them.
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  3. Carol M says:

    I subscribe to your feed.
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  4. Carol M says:

    I follow you on Twitter-CarolAnnM
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  5. Lorie says:

    I love Sid!

  6. Julie says:

    We love Sid the Science KID!

  7. Julie says:

    Following on Twitter (Mom2Ways)

  8. GAhome2mom says:


    I want my child to love science too! :)

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  10. GAhome2mom says:

    button ABC listed

  11. James Jenkins says:

    wow, great contest

  12. sandra says:

    i’d like to win this because i think it would make a great educational tool for the kids

  13. sandra says:


  14. Sabrina says:

    Would LOVE to win this giveaway!!!!!!

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  16. Sabrina says:

    Twitting with you

  17. Winning Readings says:

    My daughter would love this set! We’ve watched some Sid episodes online, and I love that they are entertaining and catchy while being educational at the same time.

    winningreadings at gmail dot com

  18. shelly says:

    My 4 year old loves this show - and science experiments

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  20. shelly says:

    follow on twitter @phxbne

  21. Shawna Rogers says:

    Follow you on Twitter! This is the cutest show ever! My kids love the unique characters!

  22. Shawna Rogers says:

    My lil one, who’s autistic, would love this! She really enjoys the show!

  23. TheAngelForever says:

    We are HUGE Sid fans here. Both of my boys love watching it. As a teacher I love the Science lessons that are within the episodes. Thanks for the opportunity.

  24. TheAngelForever says:

    I subscribe to your feed

  25. TheAngelForever says:

    I follow you on Twitter @TheAngelForever

  26. TheAngelForever says:

    Button on my blog :)

  27. TechyDad says:

    My son is a huge Sid fan. He’d love to be able to watch these on DVD. (And I’d love the free space on the DVR from being able to delete the shows that we would have in DVD form. ;-) )

  28. TechyDad says:

    Following you on Twitter (@TechyDad)

  29. Natalie says:

    I happen to catch a couple of episodes and thought that the show is awesome. Now I want to introduce my daughter to Jim Henson’s worlds (and to science)

  30. Night Owl Mama says:

    My son LOVES SId the Science kid and what is so great is tht they are educational too. I even learn stuff I didn’t know . My 1 yr old starting to pay attention to so they will be on around here for a while

  31. Night Owl Mama says:

    I subscribe

  32. Alicia Webster says:

    I’d like to win because we don’t have cable so we have to get our DVDs from the library, and they don’t have a very good selection. Since we don’t have cable, my kids rarely get to see the newer shows, and this looks like a good one.

  33. Alicia Webster says:

    I subscribe to your feed

  34. Alicia Webster says:

    I follow you on Twitter

  35. Eloise C says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter because she loves watching Sid every morning and this is a really good show for her to watch. Thanks so much for such a wonderful giveaway!


  36. Eloise C says:

    Subscribed to your feed through Google Reader.


  37. Eloise C says:

    Following you on Twitter (furygirl3132)


  38. Annette W says:

    Science is so important and shows like this get kids excited about it. Awesome! Thanks PBS!

  39. Ann says:

    My daughter loves anything to do with science. She would love this DVD

  40. susan varney says:

    i would like this for my family

  41. staceyk says:

    my son loves this show and I love how they explore why things the way they are

  42. staceyk says:

    subscriber via google reader

  43. Night Owl Mama says:

    I follow u on Twitter :)

  44. mrs.mommyy says:

    kids lovin it

  45. adrienne Gordon says:

    love to win for my daughter

  46. ky2here says:

    Because we like to educate and entertain our grandchildren.

  47. angie says:

    This is a great show for the kids.

  48. jan koontz says:

    just to cool, thank you

  49. Cynthia C says:

    My nephew would enjoy these videos. Thanks!

  50. ReggieMann says:

    Would love to win these for my niece :)

  51. david basile says:

    Go Sid

  52. Denise says:

    My daughter is interested in science and would like this.

  53. Ellen C. says:

    I’d like to win this because I think my son would really enjoy it. Thanks for the chance.

  54. Kelly Ann T. says:

    I want to win because these are educational and fun. Thank you

  55. Deborah Wellenstein says:

    I would love to get this for my grandchildren. Thanks!

  56. Debbie Criss says:

    Another good entertainer when the grandkids get bored. Please enter me, thank you

  57. judy brittle says:

    I would love to win this because its a fun and cute way for the grandkids to be entertained while learning at the same time. That is a great combination. Thank you!

  58. judy brittle says:

    I’m a subscriber.

  59. judy brittle says:

    I follow on Twitter

  60. James Coyne says:

    Enter me please

  61. Chris G. says:

    I’d like to win this DVD set. Thanks for the giveaway!

  62. Chris G. says:

    I subscribed via reader.

  63. Chris G. says:

    I followed you on twitter (sunnyview99).

  64. Rachel O. says:

    My daughter watches this show on PBS and I’d much rather her watch this than other non-educational movies!

  65. Angela J says:

    I’d like to win this for my grandkids

  66. Beth says:

    I’d like to win this because my granddaughter loves to watch this on TV and would be thrilled to have Sid the Science Kid on DVD!

  67. Beth says:

    I subscribe

  68. kristy says:

    we wont have tv where we are moving to and would love for him to be able to watch a show once in a while… especially one that he loves!!!

  69. Denise says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to be in the draw. Would love to check these out and share with other moms.

  70. alexa marie says:

    The twins love the Muppets and right now, they are getting into school. This Jim Henson design would be great for them.

  71. Jo says:

    My daughter Anastacia

  72. Jo says:


  73. Diane R. says:

    I have a grandson who already, at the age of 5, is very interested in science. He loves The Magic School Bus, but has not seen Sid the Science Kid. I would love to win for him.

  74. Christi says:

    I’d love to win because my boys really enjoy this show!

  75. jane jakins says:


  76. Katie says:

    I would love to win this for my son because this is one of his favorite shows, and mine because I think he learns a lot from watching it!

  77. Tricia Z says:

    My daughter loves science, and Sid is cute! Thanks!

  78. Amy Brewer says:

    My son loves Sid..We watch him on PBS when he is on..I would love for him to be able to watch Sid at night or whenever he wanted.

  79. Nicole C. says:

    I’d like to win this because my daughter loves this show!!


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