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BEGiN Acquires Little Passports

BEGiN—the company behind industry-leading early learning programs HOMER, codeSpark Academy, and KidPass— announced the acquisition of Little Passports, the activity kit subscription service known for awakening kids’ curiosity about geography, culture, science, and arts. The recent acquisitions of codeSpark Academy, KidPass, and Little Passports solidify BEGiN’s positioning as a leader in early learning, having served over 4 million families to date.

Little Passports supports BEGiN’s mission to deliver engaging and enriching solutions for children and their families during the most critical years for education across digital, physical, and experiential mediums. This acquisition also furthers BEGiN’s efforts to expand its consumer distribution footprint through Little Passport’s recent launch in over 1,000 Target stores nationwide.

“We’re thrilled to have Little Passports join the BEGiN family.  Parents are looking for comprehensive solutions that engage their children in learning,” said Neal Shenoy, CEO and co-founder of BEGiN. “The acquisition of Little Passports expands our existing digital, classes, and tutoring offerings with the addition of creative, hands-on play.”

Little Passports has delivered more than 10 million activities worldwide to families looking to expand their children’s interest in the world around them. Their incredibly loyal customer base loves the brand’s array of geography and science kits, games, and stories, as evidenced by their 87% CSAT (Customer Satisfaction) score. Little Passports has won over 20 awards, including the Parents’ Picks Award and Academics’ Choice Award.

“It’s more important than ever that families have a multitude of enrichment options to help their kids develop critical skills while opening their minds, inspiring their curiosity, and igniting their imagination. We are eager to join BEGiN in cultivating more opportunities for kids to have fun learning,” said Amy Norman, Founder and CEO of Little Passports. “BEGiN is innovating on solutions that empower kids to develop both foundational skills and an array of interests that are so critical to becoming well-rounded individuals.”

Source: PR Newswire