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INTERACTIVE Plush Dogs for Rockin' Kids that EXCITE, ENTERTAIN and EDUCATE

MUSICALLY INSPIRED PLUSH DOGS THAT TALK, PLAY MUSIC AND INTERACT WITH YOU!

THERE IS MAJOR PROBLEM AFFECTING YOUR CHILDREN AND WE HAVE THE SOLUTION!

Music education programs in our public school's are being dramatically reduced or eliminated completely because of lack of funding!  Music has a HUGE POSITIVE impact on a child's overall growth and development and we have a solution! We are confident that TOGETHER we can help restore music program's one school at a time!  Let us show you how....

EVERYONE TAKE YOUR SEATS AND PLEASE WELCOME TO THE STAGE...

BEFORE (original concept drawings):

AFTER (actual plush dog prototypes):

JUMP ON OUR "TOUR BUS" AND LET US TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE AND SHOW YOU AROUND!

WHO ARE THE "BARK STAR BUDDIES"?

Bark Star Buddies are unique, interactive plush dogs that are soft and cuddly and the coolest rock n' rollers around, or should we say, "bark n' rollers"!  They sing, play instruments and interact with you!  Using our patent pending technology kids (adults too!) will learn how to play instruments, write and record their own custom music on our website, and share their musical creations with their friends and family through social media outlets like Facebook!

Combining a passion for music and love for dogs and kids, our characters are based on real dog breeds from all over the world and they are dressed to impress and ready to ROCK OUT, or should we say "BARK OUT" on stage!

Our Bark Star Buddies will teach you how to:

  • play instruments
  • sing
  • write your own music
  • record and save your music
  • share on your Facebook

And you can also take your picture with a Bark Star Buddy using your computer or mobile device and feel like a true rock star, or should we say "BARK STAR"!

OUR GOODWILL INITIATIVE
(THE "BUDDY" SYSTEM)

The "Buddy" System is designed to help schools in your communities keep their music and performing arts programs alive and thriving and to raise awareness of the positive impact music has in a child's overall growth and development!  The more Bark Star Buddies you buy, the BIGGER the impact on children's lives you make!  We will donate a portion of proceeds from each buddy purchased to programs like "Save the Music" Foundation, and others, who demonstrate a true commitment to restoring music programs to our public schools and raising awareness to the positive impact music has on a child's growth and development.

Music saved Jenna's life when she was a child and all she wants is to provide children with the same outlet. Jenna also has a 7-year old nephew, Austin, who was diagnosed with autism at a very young age.  She has seen first-hand how well children with autism respond to music and how it can aide in their growth and development.  Austin has inspired and motivated Jenna so much that she has also created LIFE-SIZE BUDDIES who will go on "tour" and make appearances at various schools across the nation and will use music to engage and teach children with autism.  Our life-size buddies will also be making appearances at various community events across the nation, family fairs, children's hospitals, and charity events, again, with the goal of bringing smiles to children's faces and inspiring and teaching them through music.

 

IT'S TIME TO MEET THE STARS OF THE SHOW
(DRUM ROLLLLL PLEASE)

MEET CHI-WAH the Chihuahua!
Stage name: "SIGGI SMALLS"

Bark Star's MASCOT-King of the DOG HOUSE!
Siggi is one cool Barker. Cool, calm and collective this dude is a sly fox. He's often found hanging around back stage smooth talkin', jivin' and stealing everyone's bones. Siggi Smalls may be tiny but he has a big personality! Some call him vein because he’s always caught looking in his pocket mirror, spiking his mohawk and adjusting his collar. Siggi is out of this world on the drums and loves to take charge on stage with his Barktabulous drum solos! This drum stick twirling, mohawk wearing, rock your socks off Chihuahua is always the talk of the town!


MEET THE REST OF THE GANG:

ABOUT OUR BUDDIES:

1) Highest quality plush
2) Two-toned "troll" hair making it fun and easy to style anyway you want
3) Embroidered star on left hip for authenticity
4) Embroidered guitar on chest for authenticity
5) Custom eyes include stars around the pupils
6) Soft plush "spiked" collar
7) Each breed has it's own custom music/interactive chip
8) Each breed comes with a unique "backstage pass" code allowing you access to our patent pending technology
9) Limited editions already designed and ready to go
10) Interactive websites and phone apps

INTERACTION:
Each Buddy contains an interactive chip that talks and plays music. All Bark Star Buddies come with a "Back Stage Pass".  Kids will be directed to our secure website where they will enter their unique backstage pass code and actually meet and interact with our Bark Star Buddies! How cool is that?  In the backstage area Kids (adults too!) can learn how to play instruments, record their own musical creations, and even share them with family and friends through social media outlets like Facebook!  Kids can also take a photograph with our Bark Star Buddies using their computer camera or mobile device and save and share it on social media outlets like Facebook. Kids will feel like true rock stars!!!

WEBSITE & TECHNOLOGY:
We have developed a state-of-the-art website where kids can meet each Bark Star Buddy, learn how to play instruments, record their own musical creation, take photographs with their favorite buddy, play cool interactive games designed to educate promoting problem solving skills, hand-eye coordination, good behavior and creative thinking!  We've also designed a really cool feature called "Build-a-Buddy" where children can create their own characters, print, save to their computer, and even share with friends and family by email and Facebook!  We've also designed several downloadable coloring pages, dot-to-dots and mazes! And we even designed and developed our first phone app game that will be published soon!

HERE IS A SNEAK PEEK AT OUR PATENT PENDING INTERACTIVE WEBSITE:

(Please note: Our current website links are made available ONLY for purpose of allowing you to see first-hand some of the games/downloads/tools we have developed and are working on.  The following slides are more indicative of what our final website will look like at the time of our official launch, which will happen at the same time our production order is placed. )

CLICK ON "ALL ACCESS PASS" TO MEET THE BARK STAR BUDDIES!

TYPE YOUR BACK STAGE PASS CODE UNDER THE BUDDY YOU PURCHASED TO GET STARTED!

(UNIQUE ACCESS CODE COMES WITH EACH BARK STAR BUDDY)

YOU ARE NOW BACK STAGE WITH YOUR FAVORITE BARK STAR BUDDY!

AND AGAIN, HERE'S WHERE THE FUN BEGINS:
Our Bark Star Buddies will teach you how to:

  • play instruments
  • sing
  • write your own music
  • record and save your music
  • share on your Facebook

And you can also take your picture with a Bark Star Buddy using your computer or mobile device and feel like a true rock star, or should we say "BARK STAR"!

WAIT! THERE'S MORE!
Do you want to build your own Bark Star Buddy??
OKAY! NO PROBLEM!

Introducing...."BUILD-A-BUDDY"

You can create your very own Bark Star!!  Choose from several of the awesome features in the panel under the Bark Star Buddy like hair, clothes, shoes, glasses and even several instruments that will actually play a tune for you!  You can save it, print it or share it with your friends on Facebook!
HOW COOL IS THAT?

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AFTER:

WAIT! THERE'S EVEN MORE!
Check out our other cool features that kids will be able to enjoy, all while having fun AND...more importantly...LEARNING!!!

AND DON'T FORGET!
All fun interactive games are designed to promote:

  • hand-eye coordination
  • problem solving skills
  • creative thinking
  • good behavior

Thanks for taking the TOUR with us on this exciting new journey!
It's now time to MEET THE OWNER AND CREATOR of BARK STAR BUDDIES, learn about our GOODWILL INITIATIVE and also learn how TOGETHER we can make a difference in every child's life!

SO WHO IS THE "MASTERMIND" BEHIND THIS ADORABLE LITTLE CREATION?



MEET JENNA!

Owner and Creator of Bark Star Buddies!  Jenna is a singer, songwriter, musician and artist who has devoted her entire life to inspiring others through her work!  At a young age Jenna was faced with a lot of adversity.  She lost her father when she was only two years old and is also a survivor of abuse.  When her world seemed dark music was her light!  When she was a child it was music that brought her comfort and happiness and it was music that changed her life forever!  Jenna knows the importance of keeping music in children's lives because how it saved hers.  She wants nothing more than to be able to provide that same outlet for children today, and their families, by combining her passion for music, love for dogs and children into one incredible package!   "Having the ability to inspire and teach children about music, instruments and dogs while providing them an amazing outlet, putting smiles on their faces, bringing families together and having the opportunity to impact thousands of lives--is there anything more rewarding than that?" --Jenna Grace.

The importance of MUSIC in children's lives:
Music is a very important component in a child's growth and development. Experts agree that music can strengthen children's minds and serve as a fundamental skill of learning. Music develops children's sense of patterning and memory skills. Some say music "nourishes children's brains". Music is a language, and it’s one of the most expressive and universal of all communication. It has been proven that exposure to music at a young age stimulates intelligent thought, better discipline, reinforces positive behavior and builds a more well-rounded person.

The importance of ANIMALS in children's lives:
Animals can play a crucial role in the development of children and there are so many things that animals, specifically dogs can teach them.  Interactive skills, empathy, respect for others as well as self and social awareness.  Animals can show children how to feel emotion, see emotion, convey emotion, and connect with others through compassion.  Dogs also teach about loyalty and unconditional love.  Children's experiences with animals at a young age will ultimately shape the kind of individuals they become as adults.

WHY DOES BARK STAR NEED YOU?

We are so excited about our Bark Star Buddies and have literally put our life savings, hard work and, most of all, SO MUCH LOVE into this project! We believe in our Bark Star Buddies so much and want to have a chance to put smiles on children's faces while inspiring, motivating and teaching them about music and life values.  We are so confident our products can aide in a child's growth and development and even bring families closer together through our musical and educational tools and fun games.  We feel so strongly our products can make a difference in so many children's lives but we are humbled enough to know we can't do this alone and that's why we need YOU and your generosity to help us realize this dream.  Will YOU go "ON TOUR" with us for this exciting new journey. TOGETHER, let's prove that we can make a difference!

Here is what YOUR love, support and contribution will do for us.

MANUFACTURING & INVENTORY
Money raised during this campaign will be used for our initial production run. The factory has minimum order quantities based on custom materials they have to purchase including custom eyes, "troll" hair and music chips.  Also we need to create a custom production mold for the eyes. 

TECHNOLOGY
Money raised during this campaign will also be used to launch the patent pending portion of our website, accessed using the "backstage pass" that comes with with each buddy.  This technology allows children (adults too) to interact with each buddy on our website, learn how to play an instrument, write and record their own custom music, and share it with friends through social media outlets like Facebook. 

TOGETHER LET'S PROVE WE CAN
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN EVERY CHILD'S LIFE!

In addition to your generositiy we are also asking that you help us get the word out by sharing our project campaign with family, friends, and collegues by word of mouth, email and social media like Facebook!  USE THE INDIEGOGO SHARE TOOLS FOR THE QUICKEST AND MOST CONVENIENT SHARING!

THANK YOU AGAIN SO MUCH!

Aspects of the Bark Star Buddies network are copyrighted, trademarked, patented, patent-pending, or patent-applied-for. This includes all artwork, logos, websites and products. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

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