Now here’s good concept that is worthy of attention, using a cartoon hero such as Ben 10 to train kids to be little heroes with everyday tasks. De la Salle- Zobel gradeschoolers had the chance to meet and take photos with their idol, Ben 10 last ast September 8 as the Ben 10 Hero Academy was held in their school. Ronald McDonald, their special guest, also who shared tips on road safety.
Cartoon Network’s The Academy is a fun activities-based crash course on safety awareness where kids can learn to act wisely in dangerous situations with Ben 10-inspired, easy-to-learn tips. The program makes its way to Metro Manila schools from July to September 2014.
“The Ben 10 Hero Academy takes after the spirit of the hugely popular Ben 10: Omniverse series,” said Nicole Schneiderjohn, Marketing Director, Turner International Asia-Pacific, operator of Cartoon Network Asia. “In using characters like Ben Tennyson, Bloxx and Rook to communicate valuable lessons on safety, we’re able to empower kids in their daily lives through fun and adventure.”
Through games and other dynamic activities, students aged 6 to 10 are trained in four modules:
- Fire Safety
- Earthquake Preparedness
- Crime Prevention
- Road Safety
Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 Hero Academy is co-sponsored by Boom, Toy Kingdom, Zest-O Milk-O Choc-O, and Seven Seas. Patron sponsors: Jack n’ Jill Knots, Jack N’ Jill Wiggles, Lipps, McDonald’s, Del Monte, Topps, and Rebisco Wafer Time.
About Cartoon Network Philippines
Cartoon Network is the leading kids’ channel in the Philippines. Its dedicated Philippine feed offers the best in animated entertainment, drawing from the world’s largest cartoon library of Warner Bros., MGM and Hanna-Barbara titles. Cartoon Network also showcases popular original series such as Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball and Adventure Time. Cartoon Network is available in 27 countries throughout Asia Pacific and is currently seen in more than 75 million pay-TV homes. Online, Cartoon Network reaches nearly three million unique visitors a month in the region. In Asia Pacific, Cartoon Network is owned and operated by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc., a Time Warner company.