Pool Toy Burns Kids, Kids Strike Back

Sad but true: the Banzai Alligator Pool isn’t all that it seems. Brennan Donnellan and his kids were excited to come across the pool on sale at Kmart. But hopes for fun in the sun were crushed upon discovering that the pool was much smaller than the one pictured on the package.

Enraged, they decided to make a video and blog about it, with help from Dad. He writes:

So, instead of wet fun on a hot summer day, we spent the day inside writing this little story and learning about Photoshop.  My children will need this skill if they’re going to compete in the new global economy!

Viva media literacy!

Kmart Removes Fun, Leaves Bitter Disappointment for Young Children [Around Anderson]