SANDBOX KIDS LAUNCHES PRESCHOOL LEARNING PLATFORM ON PRIME VIDEO CHANNELS IN AUSTRALIA
THE HOPSTER LEARNING CHANNEL OFFERS FUN EDUCATIONAL SHOWS, CHILDREN’S CLASSICS AND AWARD-WINNING ORIGINALS
Sydney, Australia, 13 December 2022 – Sandbox Kidsthe leading provider of digital subscription content services for children and families worldwide, announced that it has launched a new preschool entertainment and learning channel in Australia on Prime Video Channels.
The Hopster Learning channel brings together classic children’s entertainment, learning shows and original videos. Its line-up includes BBC’s popular educational series, Alphablocks and Numberblocks, STEM-focused animation, The Fixies and hands-on creativity show, Doodle’s House. The channel also features award-winning Hopster productions such as Love is Love, a music video focusing on inclusivity, and Kids Who Save the World, live-action environmental shorts.
Prime Video Channels allows customers to get even more out of their Prime membership by adding the channels they love for a monthly subscription fee, with the convenience of a single account login and user experience, which can be cancelled at any time.
The Hopster Learning channel offers curriculum-based entertainment for families with young children on Prime Video Channels for only A$7.99 per month.
Amazon Prime members can watch the channel anywhere, at any time using the Prime Video app, available on connected TVs, streaming media players, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets and online.
The channel’s latest launch in Australia follows the success of the service on Prime Video Channels around the world including in the UK and US. The Hopster Learning channel is now available in seven countries worldwide including its local-language channels in Spain and France.
Miki Chojnacka, General Manager of Sandbox Kids, says: “We are thrilled to be launching a new preschool focused channel on Prime Video Channels in Australia. We know how much parents and caregivers value good quality fun learning opportunities for their kids and are happy to be able to offer it to them on even more platforms around the world. We have worked successfully with Amazon to launch our channel in a number of countries and hope we’ll be able to reach even more families on their platform in future.”
Hushidar Kharas, Head of Prime Video Australia and New Zealand, said: “We are excited to bring even more selection to our Prime members in Australia with the launch of Hopster Learning on Prime Video Channels. We are simplifying our customers’ entertainment experience, making it even easier for them to select, subscribe, and allow families to enjoy classic children’s entertainment in one place.”
Prime Video Channels is part of the growing list of benefits for Prime members in Australia, which include as fast as two days shipping on Prime-eligible orders, Amazon Music, Prime Reading, Prime Gaming exclusive deals, and more.
Australians can now access Hopster Learning via the Prime Video app to watch anytime, anywhere on smart TVs, mobile devices, and game consoles, or at https://www.primevideo.com/hopster
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About Sandbox Kids www.playsandboxkids.com
Sandbox Kids seeks to nurture curiosity, growth and play in kids globally through safe, fun digital learning experiences that parents can trust, helping them enhance their kids’ skills and deepen their awareness of the world. The Sandbox Kids suite of products includes Hopster for ages 0-4, Curious World for ages 4-8, Kidomi for ages 3-12 and PlayKids for ages 0-6. Our products feature the best selection of curated, age-appropriate content that kids and parents love and are optimised for any device or platform.
About Hopster www.hopster.tv
Hopster is a multi-award winner education and entertainment platform for the under-fours. It is trusted by millions of parents worldwide to keep their kids amazed with fun educational content in a safe and ad-free environment. The Hopster app can be downloaded free from the App Store and Google Play and Hopster can also be found as a TV app and channel. Hopster is available as a channel on selected smart TVs such as Amazon Fire TV, EE TV and Roku in the UK, Roku Channels, Comcast Xfinity, DISH and Sling TV in the US and on many other platforms around the world.
The Hopster app and channel has been recognised worldwide, its mobile app topped the App Store charts in over 36 countries and was named Best Streaming Video Platform for preschoolers by Kidscreen. The Hopster channel has received a nomination at the Children’s BAFTA in 2018 and 2019.
About Prime Video www.amazon.com.au/prime
Prime Video is just one of many shopping and entertainment benefits included with a Prime membership, along with fast, free shipping on millions of Prime-eligible items at Amazon.com, unlimited photo storage, exclusive deals and discounts, and access to ad-free music and Kindle ebooks for just AUD $6.99/month. To sign up or start a 30-day free trial of Prime, visit: www.amazon.com.au/prime.
Prime Video offers customers a vast collection of award-winning Amazon Originals, hit movies, and popular TV shows—available to watch on hundreds of compatible devices.
Prime Video Channels: Paid monthly subscriptions that customers can add to their Amazon Prime or Prime Video membership. For an extra monthly fee, Prime members will get access to content from premium third-party networks and other streaming entertainment channels without leaving the Prime Video account.