MIAMI, Fl., March, 2019 - Semillitas, the 24-hour animation and entertainment channel for children between 0-5 years of age, owned by SomosTV, welcomes a new member to its branded animation content: “Sid the Science Kid”. Starting on April 1 Semillitas will introduce to its audience Sid, an "inquisitive youngster" who uses comedy to teach kids about basic scientific principles and why things work the way they do. Sid answers questions and solve problems with the help of his classmates (May, Gerald, and Gabriela), Teacher Susie, and his family (his mother Alice, his father Mort, his Grandma Rose and his baby brother Zeke). The conceptual content of Sid is based in national science learning standards, cognitive learning theory, and on the preschool science curriculum, Preschool Pathways to Science.
The show has been nominated several times to the Day Time Emmy Awards as “Outstanding Children Animated Program” and to the TCA Award of the Television Critics Association.
Sid and his friends are always excited to learn about new things and with the help of their teacher, Miss Suzy, they can all learn how to solve scientific mysteries like "Why does a banana turn brown?" or "Why does the planet spin in a circle?" Sid has a ton of questions and big ideas about the science world. The channel also presents a selection of widely recognized animation such as “Angelina Ballerina”, “Firefighter Sam”, “Bo On the Go”, “Chloe’s Closet”, “Paddington Bear”, “Bob The Builder”, ‘Kit and Kate”, “Franny’s Feet” and many others.
Semillitas main focus with this branded show is to raise preschoolers' curiosity about the world and encourage them to find answers using hands-on activities. The channel is known for offering children a safe, violence free, educational entertainment in neutral Spanish, supporting Latino traditions and preserving the language at this early ages, an important motivation for Latino parents.
About Semillitas: “Semillitas” is a toddlers and preschoolers Pay TV channel that programs Spanish language animation, 24 hours a day, and is produced and distributed by SOMOSTV LLC. SOMOSTV LLC is a company devoted to the development and promotion of Pay TV in the US Hispanic market, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean through the launch of TV channels in all platforms with technical and creative excellence. For more information, please visit us at www.semillitas.tv