“Hey Duggee” has many little treats in store this December. A Christmas song called “Hey Duggee - Jingle Bells” featuring vocals from Alexander Armstrong, a brand-new episode for the festive season called “Hey Duggee - The Christmas Badge” and a new “Hey Duggee” app and book which share the same name.
“Given Christmas will be quite different for families this year, we are delighted to offer a sleigh full of new ‘Hey Duggee’ content and products that we hope will bring great cheer to little ones and their parents during the festive season,” says Harriet Newby-Hill, global brand director, children’s, BBC Studios.
“Hey Duggee” fans can now enjoy the new Duggee version of “Jingle Bells” on its official YouTube channel, which currently has 1.1 billion lifetime views and 797.8k subscribers. The track features vocals from Alexander Armstrong and is available to listen to on streaming sites Spotify, Amazon Music and iTunes.
In addition to “Hey Duggee - Jingle Bells,” a brand-new episode called “Hey Duggee - The Christmas Badge’”will be on CBeebies throughout the holiday season and is available to watch on-demand on BBC iPlayer.
Also launching in December is “The Christmas Badge App” from Scary Beasties, which is packed with festive activities and games where each of the Squirrels show Clarence their favorite parts of Christmas. Users can help Clarence regain his Christmas cheer in the Interactive Clubhouse, help Betty build the ultimate Christmas Cracker, learn to play a festive song with Tag, create Christmas hats with Happy, help Roly hunt for Christmas potatoes, unwrap Christmas presents with Duggee and help Norrie build a gingerbread house - all whilst earning the Christmas Badge along the way. “The Christmas Badge App” is available on IOS and Android from Dec. 8. Hey Duggee: Duggee and the Christmas Badge book is out now from Penguin Random House and is based on the “Hey Duggee” Christmas episode.
“Hey Duggee’s” YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels will additionally house plenty of festive activities to keep families entertained, including Christmas bakes, crafts, playlists and more.