SOURCE: Smart Kids Group

Smart Kids Group

December 10, 2009 16:29 ET

Smart Kids Group Launches Operations as Public Company

SANTA FE, NM--(Marketwire - December 10, 2009) - Smart Kids Group Inc. (OTCBB: SKGP), a global provider of children's digital education and entertainment, has begun trading today under the symbol SKGP. The company will now launch its global initiative to develop, distribute and license quality children's character based Edutainment products through a variety of media including television, video, retail, direct marketing, and the Internet. In September 2009, stated American children represent a dynamic retail market, influencing an estimated $500 billion in total retail spending.

Bert the Bee

Kids love Bert the Bee who is the featured character in the company's initial, bilingual, animated 26 episode TV series, 'Be Alert Bert', that is currently shown in select International markets. Over the next six months, the company will focus on expanding licensing into the North American market.

Bert and other Smart Kids characters are all products of the creative mind of Richard Shergold, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Smart Kids Group. He commented at today's announcement, "Today is the culmination of many years of effort of a great team by our people. Tomorrow I for one will begin to live my dream of helping our 'Kids' have fun and safely grow into responsible, productive adults who will care about each other and the world they live in. Bert's ready to fly and so am I."

Company Operations

Company headquarters, including its operations, marketing and sales functions, is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, US; under the leadership of Andy Ruppanner, President and Chief Executive Officer. Creative development and production functions will remain in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; under the leadership of Richard Shergold, Founder and Chief Creative Officer. Because of its years of stability as a private company, Smart Kids Group is dual listed on both the OTC:BB and the Pink Sheet exchanges with the same trading symbol SKGP.

Smart Kids Group Inc.

Catch the Buzz! Smart Kids Group develops, distributes and licenses quality children's character based Edutainment products through a variety of media including television, video, retail, direct marketing, and the Internet. For more information about the company, please visit or e-mail the company at

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and section 21B of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Readers are cautioned not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are only predictions and only speak as of the date hereof. Forward-looking statements usually contain the words "estimate," "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "expect," or similar expressions and are subject to numerous known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially those indicated in the forward-looking statements.

Investors are encouraged to carefully review regulatory filings prior to investment consideration. Past performance is no guarantee of future success or that there cannot be losses or business interruption. The Company is in a rapid growth sector that may or may not continue to grow in the future and therefore poses risks that may be different than other investments. Management regularly provides news and additional information believed to be true and accurate at the time of dissemination but has no requirement to modify, comment or change in the future should circumstance change or information prove to be inaccurate for any reason. Additionally, the Company makes every effort to comply with all applicable laws and regulatory concerns but cannot assure investors of any material changes outside of their best efforts.

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