The Helpsters—Cody, Heart, Scatter, and Mr. Primm—are a one-of-a-kind team of vibrant and friendly monsters who love to solve problems for the customers who visit their shop. Whether faced with a challenge like planning a party, climbing a mountain, or mastering a magic trick, the Helpsters can help figure anything out—because every solution starts with a plan. Preschoolers (ages 3-5) see the power of teamwork in action while absorbing important lessons in self-confidence, collaboration, and effective communication.
The Helpsters teach critical thinking and pre-coding concepts, so children learn how to address challenges of any size and simplify them in order to find solutions. Concepts taught include planning sequencing, spatial relations/directionality, condition and action, experimenting and iterating, flexible thinking, working memory, following directions, and managing emotions/self-control—all of which help children learn the skills they need to navigate successfully through their daily lives.
Awarded a 2020 Parents’ Choice Gold Award, Helpsters premiered on Apple TV+ in November 2019 with six episodes, each featuring two original stories and a musical interstitial. With celebrity guests playing customers who need the team’s help solving problems that have them stumped, Helpsters shows preschoolers that formulating a plan is the best way to begin facing any challenge. New episodes are set to drop in spring of 2020.
Everything starts with a plan—but, sometimes, things don’t go as expected. Then, it’s time for a new plan! In “Helpsters Help You,” a new series of six short videos, Cody finds creative ways to cope with challenges like the ones families everywhere are facing now. With upbeat songs and fun tips, “Helpsters Help You” can bring inspiration and smiles to viewers of all ages.
Check out the Helpsters playlist below and watch them all for free!