The StoryBots Jingle All the Way to the Emmys

Deck the halls! The StoryBots are heading back to the Emmys!

A StoryBots Christmas Nominated for Six Daytime Emmy AwardsIt’s Christmas-in-March today at StoryBots Headquarters as A StoryBots Christmas received an incredible six nominations for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program.

Our very own Santa Claus, Ed Asner, picked up his own nomination for his role in the hit Netflix original special. Asner is an Emmy legend, with the most Primetime Emmy wins for any male performer in history. Way to go, Ed!

Meanwhile, the newly designed website was also nominated for Outstanding Interactive Media. StoryBots won the same category at last year’s Daytime Emmys for its educational apps, which are used by more than 60,000 educators and are designed to make learning fun for kids ages 3-to-8.

A StoryBots Christmas premiered December 2017 on Netflix and became an instant holiday classic. Common Sense Media gave it a five-star review, calling it a “dynamic and positive special [that] highlights the importance of sharing time with loved ones during the holidays.” The Star Tribune also named it a top TV pick and praised it as a “silly but charming animated special.”

The six nominations for A StoryBots Christmas are:

  • Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
  • Outstanding Interactive Media – Enhancement to a Daytime Program or Series (for
  • Outstanding Performer in a Children’s/Preschool Children’s or Educational or Informational Program (for Ed Asner as Santa Claus)
  • Outstanding Writing in a  Preschool Animated Program
  • Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

A StoryBots Christmas is a spin-off of the Netflix Original Series Ask the StoryBots and is based around a cast of curious and colorful characters who live in the world beneath our screens and help answer kids’ biggest questions. In its first season, Ask the StoryBots won an Emmy and received additional accolades from the Peabody Awards, British Academy Children’s Awards and Annie Awards.

The Daytime Emmys are awarded by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Winners will be announced at ceremonies at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 27 and 29. A full list of nominations is available here.

Watch A StoryBots Christmas and Ask the StoryBots now on Netflix, and visit for more learning and fun!

Let’s Make Dragon Eggs

If you’ve been on StoryBots you’ve probably read “My Pet Dragon“, the story of a very unlikely friendship! Inspired by the magic of finding a baby dragon, let’s design our very own dragon eggs!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • plastic eggs
  • air dry clay (two colors)
  • glitter
  • mixing bowl
  • optional: tape, paint


Step 1: Tape your egg closed and cover it in clay.

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Step 2: In a bowl, mix a different color clay with some glitter.

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Step 3: Pull the clay into small circles. These will be the “bumps” of our egg!

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Step 4: Carefully smush your tiny circles onto the egg, creating whatever pattern you like

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Tadaa! Look at our dragon eggs!


Family Conversations Ideas


What kind of dragon egg did you make?

Where would your dragon live?

What would it be like to have a dragon as a pet?

Red the Dragon Bookmark Papercraft

Train your dragon to save your spot in a book with this printable bookmark papercraft!

Folding Directions Strip 5 Across.pngPDFSbackground (2).pngTake an adventure with your own pet dragon, then be sure to share your dragon craft projects with us on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook and tag us (@StoryBots)!

🔥🔥🔥-Team StoryBots



Love’s Not Just a Word!

Celebrate love all February with the StoryBots and our collection of heart-warming books, videos and games:

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Be sure to share the love on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter! How do you show love in February? Let us know!

❤️ -Team StoryBots