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If you have never watched, it is about Sofia training to become a princess. All the episodes focus on qualities such as kindness, telling the truth, generosity and much more. I like that each episode teaches something, they are fun and lots of music plays, making little ones want to get up and dance.
Today, September 17, 2013 Sofia the First: Ready to Be a Princess has been released on DVD. This DVD features five episodes, enchanting all Sofia fans.
Your favorite little princess-in-training returns for more music, majesty and magical fun, so get ready to have a ball with Sofia the First! Becoming royalty overnight is every girl’s dream, and Sofia is eager to prove she can be a true princess. Visit an enchanted circus, meet a pet dragon and soar through desert skies with Sofia and Amber on a magic carpet ride! But when their high-flying adventure veers off course, it’s special guest Princess Jasmine to the rescue with inspiring advice about trying new things, staying strong and trusting yourself. Sparkling with extraordinary song, unforgettable characters and thrilling surprises, Ready to Be A Princess opens the door to a whole new world of kindness, helping others and being the best you can be!
Episode 1: A Royal Mess
Sofia, Amber and James ask dad if they can go to the Golden Wing Circus – the most enchanting circus in the world and he agrees. James had just been told not to break the rules and play with balls in the castle and breaks the new stained glass window, the window dad is so excited to show mother. Amber tries to stall her dad from showing their mother the new window.
After trying to cover up the broken window more happens with a worse break. James and Sofia ask for help from Mr. Cedric and his magic to fix the window. He agrees to help.
Ahh yeah that didn’t work
James and Sofia are worried, Sofia says she must tell dad but James says he can put a spell on with magic to fix the problem. He does until it shatters.
James was about to tell dad the truth until Sofia decides to take blame. Her parents are disappointed so she won’t get to go to the circus. James thanks Sofia but feels awful she did this as he knows he is the one who did it and was able to attend the circus when Sofia had to go to her room.
James comes clean at the circus with his family where they all leave as Amber admitted to stalling her parents. Her parents are disappointed that they all tried to hide it.
This episode teaches about being honest and always telling the truth.
Episode 2: The Shy Princess
In this episode, Sofia meets Vivian, a very shy princess. They are going to work on a school project together, making a dream castle. Her mom says she just needs to get to know her better but Sofia is still nervous about going to her castle from rumors she has heard. Vivian tells Sofia that she has a hard time talking to new people and is shy. Sofia realizes Vivian is really fun and should talk more at school but runs away when the other princess stop by.
Sofia talks Vivian into singing for their project and tells her she just needs a friend and will try. Vivian overcomes her fears and meets new friends as does Clover!
Episode 3: Blue Ribbon Bunny
Sofia wishes she had a pet to enter into the village fair pet contest. The pet who performs the best tricks wins a blue ribbon and gets to ride in the parade, something Sofia always wanted to do. They tell her to enter Clover, her bunny friend. So she asks him and Clover agrees to enter.
He’s very excited until Sofia decides to take Ginger as she feels she’ll win and Clover won’t. Crackle tells Sofia how badly she hurt Clover’s feelings and she rushes back to get him.
Will they win most magnificent pet in the kingdom?
Episode 4: The Princess Test
The princesses are told about the Princess test, their chance to show Flora, Fauna and Merryweather everything they’ve learned about being true princesses. Sofia is fretting as she hasn’t been a princess for long, so they begin to study. They make their way to the ballroom to take their test. On their way, Mrs. Higgins asks for help when nobody will help her since the test is about to begin. Except Sofia, who decides to help with many obstacles along the way and decides to help her. Mrs. Higgins thanks her for being kind.
Sofia learns Mrs. Higgins isn’t really Mrs. Higgins but Miss Fauna and that was all part of the princess test. The most important thing about being a princess, being kind. A real princess always helps a person in need just like Sofia did! She passed the princess test with the highest honors and awarded with a special trophy.
Episode 5: Two to Tangu
The princesses and princes are headed to Tangu. Watch out for a special appearance from Princess Jasmine in this episode as they go magic carpet riding!
Things don’t go as planned as Sofia and Amber realize they can’t fly it and end up at an unknown place not the party. They are lost so Sofia gets help from Princess Jasmine.
They can’t control the carpet, so Princess Jasmine helps with their “wild carpet”. She tells them not to be afraid so it will listen. With the help of another princess Sofia and Amber thank Princess Jasmine. The learned something new on this adventure!
Sneak peaks plus bonus complimentary exclusive Sofia Doll Dress Up Kit!