“It is occurring!!!!!”
That was the beginning of a magical joint Instagram put up from Ms. Rachel and Blippi asserting maybe the largest collaboration of 2023—not less than based on the toddler set. It is the dream workforce children—and oldsters—have been ready for.
The YouTube stars are already uber-talented and tremendous widespread on their very own. Blippi’s YouTube channel has nearly 18 million subscribers. Ms. Rachel’s Songs For Littles has greater than 4 million. Coming this summer season, Blippi and Meekah will seem in an episode on Ms. Rachel’s channel. On the identical time, Ms. Rachel will be part of them on theirs.
The brand new BFFs joined forces to shoot two episodes on the Youngsters’s Museum of Manhattan. Within the Blippi episode, Blippi and Meekah go to Ms. Rachel, who reveals them across the “large metropolis.”
“They discover the sounds they hear across the metropolis, make a tune along with devices, hop on a practice and take a look at out wind tunnels, and faux play in a meals truck, to call a couple of,” says Katelynn Heil, Common Supervisor, Blippi. “It’s an incredible studying journey that function fashions curiosity, friendship, sharing, and a lot extra.”
And that is not all. “We discover many sounds we hear across the metropolis and play some tremendous enjoyable video games like ‘I Spy’ and ‘Cover and Search,”‘ says Rachel Accurso, who after all is the one and solely Ms. Rachel.
On Ms. Rachel’s channel, it is all about transportation. “The episode focuses on how automobiles take us the place we have to go!” says Accurso. “Blippi, Meekah, and Ms. Rachel sing ‘Wheels on the Bus’ and a tune about fireplace vehicles!”
Accurso is a trainer at coronary heart, at present engaged on her second grasp’s diploma in early childhood schooling. She already has a grasp’s in music schooling. On her web site, she says it was her son who impressed the now extraordinarily widespread Songs For Littles.
Stevin John created Blippi and originated the function in 2014. Whereas John nonetheless has a hand within the present and performs the character every now and then, the function has largely been taken over by actor Clayton Grimm. It is Grimm who seems within the crossover episodes.
So how’d these two come collectively? Heil says it wasn’t even the youngsters, however the adults who have been all about it.
“We’re each actually energetic with our grown-up followers on social media and we’ve been having lots of enjoyable following and interacting with one another over the previous couple of months,” Heil says. “In doing so, we noticed lots of optimistic fan response—followers have been saying it will be the collab of a lifetime!”
Um, we agree!
Each Blippi and Ms. Rachel’s Songs for Littles have one factor in frequent—to carry smiles to the faces of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, and educate them one thing whereas doing it.
“It is very important each Blippi and Ms. Rachel that we make good, high quality content material that’s out there and accessible to littles in all places, which is why we love having the ability to distribute to our massive audiences on YouTube,” says Heil.
“I believe it’s actually enjoyable [for kids] to see their favourite characters collectively!” provides Accurso.
Not solely have Blippi, Meekah, and Ms. Rachel fashioned a friendship in character, however they’ve grow to be mates in actual life as effectively.
“Clayton and Kaitlin [Becker] are each such fantastic individuals and it was a blast to work with them!” says Accurso. “Kaitlin and I simply had breakfast the opposite day, since we dwell in the identical metropolis. We actually all turned mates.”
And if they’ve their approach, this will not be the final we see Blippi, Meekah, and Ms. Rachel enjoying collectively both. “If our followers tell us they wish to be taught extra from Blippi and Ms. Rachel collectively, we’ll take heed to them and do our greatest to make it occur,” Heil says.
“We’d like to collaborate once more,” provides Accurso.
In the meantime, the super-star collab episodes of Songs For Littles and Blippi will debut on their YouTube channels in July. Keep tuned!
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