A StoryBots Christmas has just received Common Sense Media’s prestigious Common Sense Seal, which honors programming that offers “exceptional media experiences for families to watch, talk about, and learn from together.”
The honor puts the Emmy Award-winning holiday special in an elite class of select television programming that has been deemed “great for families” by Common Sense Media, the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.
In its five-starred review of A StoryBots Christmas, Common Sense called it a “dynamic and positive special [that] highlights the importance of sharing time with loved ones during the holidays.” The review also offers suggested discussion topics for viewing the special with kids.
Moms are the original rockstars. They show us how to make the perfect grilled cheese, they know how to fix any injury, and they tell the best nighttime stories! Let’s make a simple craft that you can customize; make your Mom’s favorite flower (roses, sunflowers, hibiscus?). Hold on…I thought I saw a StoryBot around here somewhere. Any-who, let’s make an easy Mother’s Day Bouquet using tissue paper (an idea from our Mother’s Day Activity Book)!
Time to make the stems. I used coffee stirrers, but you can try pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, straws, or pencils.
We need something to display our dazzling decor. I’ll use a cardboard tube and some construction paper. That looks like…hmm…never mind. Let’s craft!
Check out some shots of the final product. Floral finesse at it’s finest.
Fake grass inside helps the flowers stay upright
Make your mom’s favorite color
Someone’s still trying to hide
Is it just me or is everything starting to look like a StoryBot?
It looks like the StoryBots were on Santa’s “nice” list, as A StoryBots Christmaswalked away with gold this weekend at the 45th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
The holiday special – which is now available for streaming on Netflix – took home two Emmy trophies: Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program.
Combined with the first season of Ask the StoryBots (also on Netflix), StoryBots has now accumulated three Emmy Award wins and twelve total nominations.
Team StoryBots thanks the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for these incredible accolades and congratulates all of our fellow winners and nominees!
Check out some photos of our winning producers and directors on Emmys night: