Meerkats, Forklifts, Ice Cream, April Fool's Day, and Auroras

Tickle a meerkat, play a prank on your friends, ride along on a forklift, watch a dazzling display in the night sky, and taste your favorite ice cream. We promise your child will have a blast experiencing all these things and more with five new educational and fun kids topics in Jellies. You'll find these topics in the "Just Added" section of the Jellies app for kids.

Tickle a Meerkat

Dozy meerkats, silly meerkats, ticklish meerkats, all meerkats are adorable. But did you also know that they are smart, sometimes feisty desert animals who burrow under the earth and rely on their families? Learn all about meerkats in these educational and fun videos. This topic is perfect for kids age 4 and up. Look for Meerkats in the Jellies app. Here's one of our favorite videos from this Jellies topic:

Ride Along on a Forklift

Driving a forklift is serious business. Not only do you have to practice precision control and watch out for obstacles along the way, you have to move large objects with the same amount of focus. Forklift driving is such a talent that some drivers compete in a national championship! You'll see that and more in this topic. This topic is perfect for kids age 2 and up. Look for Forklifts in the Jellies app. Here's one of our favorite videos from this Jellies topic:

Taste Some Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for... ice cream!! That's right, in this topic we dive straight into a tub of what may be the world's most popular dessert. Learn how ice cream is made, distributed, and eaten by people all over the globe. You might even want a pint of your own favorite flavor when you're done. This topic is perfect for kids age 6 and up. Look for Ice Cream in the Jellies app. Here's one of our favorite videos from this Jellies topic:

Play a Prank For April Fool's Day

Pranks, tricks, and jokes await in these funny April Fool's Day videos. Learn all about the origins of April Fool's Day as well as how to prepare simple and easy pranks to play on your friends and family. This topic is perfect for kids age 6 and up. Look for April Fool's Day in the Jellies app. Here's one of our favorite videos from this Jellies topic:

Witness Stunning Auroras

Mainly seen near the North and South poles, auroras are a treat for the eyes. They light up the horizon with green, blue, and sometimes a reddish glow. Did you know that these beautiful sights are magnetic responses to solar wind? Learn all about how auroras are formed, and watch them in all their glory in these videos. This topic is perfect for kids age 8 and up. Look for Auroras in the Jellies app. Here's one of our favorite videos from this Jellies topic:

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