NOGGIN, Nickelodeon’s commercial-free, educational preschool network, will premiere the Toot & Puddle special I’ll be Home for Christmas during its annual ‘NOGGIN’s Warm and Fuzzy Holiday Party.’ The hour-long program based on the best-selling book series by Holly Hobbie will premiere on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 5 p.m. (ET).
Toot & Puddle: I’ll Be Home For Christmas finds the winter holiday descending upon Woodcock Pocket. While Puddle is at home baking fruitcake, making paper chains and decorating the house, his best friend, Toot, finds himself stranded in a snow storm far away. With a lot of determination, a bit of luck and some unexpected help from another mysterious holiday traveler, Toot just might make it home from Scotland by Christmas Eve. Animated by Grand Slamm Children’s Films, this first animated kids program from National Geographic Kids’ Ent. will be released DVD by Warner Home Video on Dec,. 5 for the list price of $19.98.
From Monday, Dec. 11, through Friday, Dec. 22, NOGGIN will present holiday-themed episodes from such acclaimed preschool series as Pinky Dinky Doo, Miffy and Friends, Franklin, Miss Spider, The Backyardigans, Go, Diego, Go!, Dora the Explorer, The Wonder Pets!, LazyTown, Maisy, Max & Ruby and Little Bear. The entire holiday programming slate will be rebroadcast in a three-day marathon from Saturday, Dec. 23, through Christmas Day from 6 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (ET).
Throughout the month of December, ‘NOGGIN’s Warm and Fuzzy Holiday Party’ will also feature ‘Cutie Karaoke,’ a new interstitial series of homemade videos submitted by families across the country, featuring preschoolers singing their favorite Moose and Zee songs.