Thomas & Friends
The aim of the ongoing #AllAboardForGlobalGoals collaboration with Mattel, Inc. is to educate preschoolers and their families about the Sustainable Development Goals through the popular TV series Thomas & FriendsTM. As part of the collaboration, nine SDG-inspired TV episodes, seven educational YouTube videos, a suite of parent/teacher tips, and a dedicated website have been created.
To date, the SDG-inspired Thomas & FriendsTM episodes have aired in 36 countries and in 19 languages. The broadcasters include: Nick Jr. (USA), Televisa (Mexico), TV Cultura (Brazil), NHK (Japan), Super RTL (Germany), Channel 5′s Milkshake! (UK), ABC TV (Australia), Cartoonito (Italy), Minimini (Poland), Hop! (Israel), AMC Minimax (Eastern Europe) and Channel One (Russia). The seven educational YouTube videos are available in seven languages and have generated more than 5.3 million views globally.