London, 23 November 2021 Sandbox Kids, the leading provider of digital subscription content services for children and families worldwide, has launched Hopster Learning, an educational entertainment channel for preschoolers, on Prime Video Channels in the United States..

Hopster Learning brings together educational shows, songs and nursery rhymes from all over the world in a safe and ad-free environment. The new channel focuses on children’s social emotional learning with programs such as Pingu, teaching kids how to interact positively with others, and Love is Love, which encourages inclusivity and diversity through music. Hopster Learning also has a robust selection of curricular programming, such as British animations Numberblocks and Alphablocks, teaching kids numeracy and literacy skills, respectively, and The Fixies and Messy Goes to Okido, which are fun, science-themed shows that introduce children to STEM subjects.

Kimberly Verbonitz, Chief Revenue Officer of Sandbox Kids, said: “We’re incredibly excited to launch Hopster Learning on Prime Video Channels in the US. We know that many families use Prime Video to access kid-friendly content in a safe environment. Our mission is to provide premium content for families that is educational yet fun, engaging and entertaining. The magic of Hopster Learning is that it brings together highly popular shows, favorite characters and original content focused on social emotional learning, particularly around the themes of belonging, diversity and inclusion.”

Hopster’s collection of learning and entertainment videos can now be enjoyed on Prime Video Channels for $7.99 a month. Prime members who subscribe to the channel can watch it anywhere, at any time, using the Prime Video app (available on connected TVs, streaming media player, and mobile devices), Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets and online.

The Hopster Learning channel is already available on Prime Video Channels in five other countries, including the UK, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.

In addition to Prime Video Channels, Hopster Learning is available in the US through select Pay TV/OTT services such as Comcast Xfinity, Roku, DISH and Sling TV.

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For more information please contact:
Agnes Lesti:   Communications and Partnerships Manager

About Sandbox Kids
Sandbox Kids is the leading provider of on-demand, multimedia, multi-platform, digital subscription content services for kids and families worldwide. The Sandbox Kids suite of products includes: Hopster for ages 0-4, Curious World for ages 4-8 and Kidomi for ages 3-12. In addition, Hopster Studios Productions creates and distributes award-winning original content for kids. Our products feature the best selection of curated, age-appropriate content that kids and parents love and are optimized for any device or platform. Sandbox Kids has content partnerships with more than 200 creators and developers in more than 60 countries and commercial partnerships with Amazon, Comcast, Roku, T-Mobile, Alcatel TCL, Mondia Media, Gateway, Vodafone and more. Headquartered in London and San Francisco, Sandbox Kids operates in over 100 countries and in 23 languages.

About Hopster
Hopster is a multiple award-winning preschool education and entertainment platform. It is trusted by millions of parents worldwide to keep their kids engaged with fun, educational content in a safe and ad-free environment. The Hopster app can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. The Hopster channel is available on select smart TVs and through Pay TV/OTT services such as Comcast Xfinity, Roku, DISH and Sling TV in the US and on many other platforms around the world. Hopster has been recognized worldwide, topping the App Store charts in over 36 countries, it was named one of the Best Apps for Kids 2021 by Parents magazine and won the 2020 Kidscreen Award for Best Kids-Only Streaming Service. The Hopster channel was nominated for a Children’s BAFTA in both 2018 and 2019.