WarnerMedia Kids & Family is inviting all pre-schoolers, parents, caregivers and educators across the US to join in a free virtual birthday party for Cartoonito, a new preschool block launching on HBO Max and Cartoon Network.
The one-hour interactive event coined as ‘Nito’s Birthday Party’, will take place at Cartoonitoparty.com on September 13th at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET and will feature sneak peeks, breaking news and special guest appearances from the stars and creative teams behind upcoming Cartoonito shows.
Ellen DeGeneres who will make an appearance to talk about her new series Little Ellen; Elmo, the furry red “host with the most,” in honor of his upcoming season of Sesame Workshop’s The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo on HBO Max; and children’s book author Mo Willems who will deliver an exciting message about his upcoming Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience. Attendees will also hear from the cast of Batwheels who will be announced at the event.
The virtual birthday party will feature musical artist and performer Kid Koala along with the colorful animated hosts of Cartoonito – Nito, Glob, Wedge and Itty. The celebration will be filled with interactive games and activities that grownups and little ones can participate in with free downloadable activity guides that will be provided via the event website closer to the party. The party will wrap with a live, interactive dance party with Kid Koala that everyone can “Zoom In” to from the comfort of their home.
Attendees will also enjoy previews of Cartoonito shows including Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go, Lucas the Spider, Mush-Mush & The Mushables, Bugs Bunny Builders (working title), Tom and Jerry Time and more.