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Here's how to fool your child on New Year's Eve
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Last Hurrah is the new celebration for the new year. The free event replaces EVE WinterFest, and will be held at The Gateway on New Year's Eve. - photo by Herb Scribner
Netflix just made it easier to fool your children on New Years Eve.

For the fourth year in a row, Netflix will publish a slew of videos that offer a countdown clock to midnight. These videos can be played at any time.

Netflix encourages parents to share these videos with their children before midnight, giving youngsters a chance to join in on the New Years Eve festivities and still get to bed on time.

This years videos will include characters from True and the Rainbow Kingdom, Larva, Pororo, Beat Bugs, Word Party, Puffin Rock, Skylanders Academy, All Hail King Julien, and Trollhunters.

Heres a sample of one of the videos.



Parents can also search New Years Eve Countdown or Countdown to locate these videos.

Netflix will provide quick access to these videos, offering them under the "Kids" row on the Netflix menu.

Last years edition of the videos included countdowns with the casts from Fuller House, Trollhunters and Puffin Rock, according to the Deseret News.

Netflix first shared these videos in 2015. The peak time families used the videos hovered around 8 p.m., according to USA Today.

Netflix is all about giving members the freedom to decide when and how to watch, and the New Years Eve Countdowns do just that, Andy Yeatman, the director of kids content for Netflix, told USA Today. They put families in charge of the holiday, whether that means celebrating at nine and then lights out, or ringing in the New Year over and over again. I have three young daughters, so for us, that means celebrating three times with three different countdowns they each get to choose.

Netflix data showed that 58 percent of parents like the idea of putting their child to be earlier in the evening. About 98 percent of families said they planned to spend the New Years Eve night with their families.
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