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Disney Channel launches 'Higglytown Heroes' for pre-schoolers













MUMBAI: Playhouse Disney, the preschooler’s destination on Disney Channel has lined up a novel portrayal of a “hero” for kids with the launch of Higglytown Heroes.


Based on ‘the whole-child curriculum’ for preschool learning, Higglytown Heroes is an educational series that uses, humour, music and problem solving to teach preschoolers about sharing and caring roles that people play in their community.

 
 


The show is a surefire inspiration to get little boys and girls up and about trying to make a better life for them and for the world they live in. Community understanding is the emphasis of the show, where kids get an insight into their daily life heroes like Zoo keepers, fire-fighters, policemen etc. The show airs on Disney Channel’s daily preschool destination Playhouse Disney, at 9.30 am and 1 pm on weekdays.


Commenting on the introduction of this new and innovative series on Disney Channel, Walt Disney Television International - India director programming and production Nachiket Pantvaidya said, “The colorful and realistic animation in this series is fabulous. The show will certainly have immense appeal for preschoolers their parents and caregivers due to its content quality and learning quotient. There is a hero in everyone and this show conveys similar inspiration to kids through hallmark Disney storytelling.”


Higglytown is a town filled with everyday heroes including the Postman, the Fireman and the Bus Driver. Eubie, Wayne, Twinkle, Kip, and Fran are the protagonists of the show, who go out in life to try and become a Higglytown Hero.

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