Nick Jr., known as Noggin prior to 2009, is a cable and satellite television channel aimed at children between 2 and 6 years old. Owned by MTV Networks Kids & Family Group, it provides a variety of educational programs, music videos, and entertaining shows easily related to by preschoolers. To complement their on air programming, Nick Jr. also offers a website for parents and children to visit and interact with.
What Does the Nick Jr. Website Offer?
The Nick Jr. website provides a safe internet experience for your child, focusing on family themed activities. Your child can watch clips from their favorite Nick Jr. shows, such as Dora the Explorer, Diego, Wonder Pets, Backyardigans, and more. Not only can they view these videos, but the website also offers unique online exclusive episodes, known as webisodes.
In addition to watching video content, the website also provides:
- Games (both online and printable)
- Arts & Crafts
- Printable Coloring Pages
- Holiday Themed Activities
- Informative Parenting Articles
With so much content being offered on their site, trying to keep up with all the changes can be daunting. Fortunately, Nick Jr. distributes newsletters which keep parents updated on their child’s favorite shows, newly added games/activities, local events, recipes, and even sweepstakes you can enter.
How Do You Sign up for the Parents & Preschool Newsletters?
Signing up for the newsletters is a simple process, provided you have a valid email address and internet access. By signing up for the newsletters you will be joining the Nick Jr. Fan Club. To get started go to www.nickjr.com and follow these steps:
- Near the top of the page click NEWSLETTERS
- Enter your email address
- Input your birthday
- Click the “sign me up” button
That’s it! At this point, you are now a Nick Jr. Fan Club member. Check your email for your first newsletter and the extra free items they offered for joining—which is usually a seasonal set of coloring pages for your child.
Receiving Additional Newsletters and Members-Only Goodies
After completing the above steps Nick Jr. will give you the opportunity to sign up for three additional newsletters. These are:
- The Team Umizoomi Fan Club – This offers a monthly newsletter, as well as Umizoomi themed math activities, games, and sneak peeks.
- The Dora the Explorer Fan Club – A bi-weekly newsletter and member-only activities you and your child can participate in together.
- The Bubble Guppies Fan Club – Providing a monthly newsletter and Bubble Guppies goodies.
So, now that you know the steps required for the Nickelodeon Parent & Preschool Newsletters sign up, log on to the website today and get started. Hours of entertaining, enlightening, and educating activities await you and your child.