Kratt-mania has taken over Sluiter Nation.
The Sluiter brothers are enamored with the Kratt brothers.
It started out innocently enough: Wild Kratts came on after Word Girl on PBS after school while I was making dinner. It was the last “kids’ programming” show of our day before the TV went off or we turned it to the news.
Then I started to notice that the show wasn’t just on, the boys–BOTH of them–were actually watching it. You moms know what I mean here. Lots of times the TV will be on and the boys are only half-watching while they
drive each other crazy play with other toys. But the second the theme song comes on, the boys stop what they are doing to watch the animals.
The Kratt brothers keep things exciting and fast-paced so even Charlie gets hooked.
Then we got Netflix. Did you know Wild Kratts is on Netflix? They are. And Eddie has watched all the episodes so many times he can tell you which ones are “old” and which ones are “new” just based on the way they are drawn.
The Sluiter brothers heart the Kratt Brothers.
I probably don’t have to even explain their reaction when the Kratt brothers sent them plush figures and action toys to play with.
I’ll just say there was jumping up and down and then fighting over who got Chris and who got Martin and who got to play with which creature power.
The boys are already asking for more of the figures and the createrra set. I didn’t show them, but there is also there is also a power suit assortment set. We might have to get that for them for Christmas this year (available at Toys R Us).
We also have the first ever Wild Kratts book, Wild Sea Creatures: Sharks, Whales, and Dolphins! Eddie and I have read it together more than half a dozen times. We are hoping they come out with more in the series, because he wants to get one about bears and lions.
Ok, so I have to know…do your kids watch Wild Kratts? What do they love about it?
Note: This post should have pictures, but my blog is not fully recovered from its case of death. I will add pictures when I can because they are cute.
Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored. I was not compensated for my time or writing. My boys were sent the plush Chris and Martin Kratt dolls, the action figure sets, and book to enjoy. All opinions are our own.