Winter Wonderland: A New Season for New Features!

By now you’ve all probably heard the BIG news… the SpeedDrome and Boardwalk are making their triumphant return to the JumpStart World! As our friends Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private nestle into their new home at the World of Madagascar, snow has finally fallen in JumpStart. Are you ready for the Winter Wonderland and all the majestic and magical updates that are heading your way?


To kick off everyone’s favorite time of year, Frankie and the JumpStart friends have not only updated our LIMITED-TIME selection of Petz, Ridez and Threadz in the DownTown stores but they’ve also included a few new features for our festive FunZones!

Are you ready to start exploring the NEW and improved JumpStart, this winter? Stroll through one of our fun and festive Elf-O-Matics to transform your Jumpee into a super cute seasonal helper! After all there’s no better look to sport when you join your Jumpee friends to grow our community snowman, enter the Winter Wonderland, Ice skate through the Boardwalk, and celebrate this very special time of year!

Jump to it and let us know what you think of what winter has brought to the JumpStart World! Are you excited to hear that the Boardwalk and SpeedDrome are here to stay?

A Message from the Penguins of Madagascar

Hey Jumpeez, Skipper here. I got Frankie to let me make a special announcement here on the JumpStart blog…

peng_cg_penguins_14Penguins of Madagascar are embarking on their biggest mission yet, The Penguins of Madagascar World! That is right, we are too big to handle and need new missions, new adventures and a new world for it all! Our new digs are launching November 25th! But we will be launching some sneak peeks soon!

The Penguins and I help the JumpStart team out with the submissions you all send in through J-Tube. We kept seeing requests for something called SpeedDrome and Boardwalk, and we got to thinking… what if we could convince the head honchos at JumpStart to give us our OWN WORLD, making room in the JumpStart world for these features to return.

Join Kowolski, Rico, Private and me on new adventures in Penguins of Madagascar World! Don’t get too excited, Jumpeez- it’s not here just yet. The boys and I couldn’t keep it under wraps any longer. We’ll keep you updated with the latest top secret information– keep an eye out!

Gotta go- the world’s top secret missions won’t solve themselves.

Signing off,

Take a Tour of JumpStart’s Coney Island

Where can your Jumpeez find glittering amusement by the sea? Coney Island in JumpStart is the perfect spot for Jumpee fun and frolic! From PhotoBombs to mini-games, there’s no telling where the fun begins or ends. Take a peak at all the exciting adventures ahead with our Coney Island video clip!

First on our tour is the Coney Island Movie Theatre! Your Jumpee can sit back and relax while watching video clips or take part in a sing-along.

Run into your favorite Zoosters in Bumper Cars for some real fun in motion. Madagascar’s Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria will show your Jumpee a bumping good time! Get your friends in on the action by having them join in and start bumping around.

Don’t let your Jumpee forget to stop by the Arcade for endless amounts of fun! Here, they can choose from a bunch of mini-games, and earn some coins and JumpStars. Some of the most favorite and famous games, Punk Punk Drop, Dodge N’ Dash, and Buggy Racer!

There’s all kinds of fun to be had and new areas to explore! See if your Jumpee can find the secret warp hole to the top of the Statue of Liberty to overlook all of Coney Island!

The bright lights of Coney Island, reveal a real Jumpee playground! Inspire your Jumpeez to explore all the fun that Coney Island has to offer!

JumpStart New York: The Central Park Zoo

Where were you when the Central Park Zoo arrived to JumpStart with everyone’s favorite faces from DreamWorks’ popular Madagascar franchise? Since Frankie and the JumpStart friends first made way for this amazing in-game addition, it has become a hub of activity for Jumpeez far and wide. If you haven’t already explored every corner of this awesome area, here’s what you can expect to find!

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Meet the Zoosters: Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria and the Penguins
There are 5 animal habitats in the Central Park Zoo. There, you will be able to find a few familiar faces from the popular film. They are all super friendly, so never hesitate to pay them a visit if you’re in the area. At each of their enclosures, you will be able to learn a few fun facts about their animal species and also complete various character slide puzzles for a little bit of exciting entertainment.
Click here to learn more!

JumpStart’s Worksheet of the Week

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Meet the Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private!

The penguins from DreamWorks’ Madagascar are on a mission in JumpStart and they need your help!  After settling into their new headquarters, Skipper and his team have been in search for reliable agents to complete a variety of special tasks for them.  Due to the mysterious nature of these jobs, the penguins are in need of the best and brightest Jumpeez.


A main part of your duties as an agent will involve exploring the vast world of JumpStart.  The penguins seem to have contacts everywhere that will in turn send you across the map to retrieve missing objects or find valuable clues.  Become acquainted with these colorful characters and gain the inside scoop on what is going on at JumpStart. Start with a visit to the Zoo to learn more about these cool characters.


One of the best perks of working at Penguins HQ is the high-tech gadgets you will be given access to.  These tools will help greatly as you embark on your missions.  Decode mysterious texts or use special goggles to locate objects undetectable to the naked eye.  Not only will these inventions make your job easier, you will look really cool doing it, too!  After all, an important aspect of being an agent is looking the part.


While having the title of a Penguins HQ agent is enough of a reward, you will be compensated generously for your efforts.  Successfully completing missions will result in hard-earned coins and Jumpstars.  Increase your rank as you collect Jumpstars and spend your coins on brand new Ridez, Threadz, and Petz to reward yourself for a job well done.


Visit the Penguins in the Central Park Zoo for fun adventures and exciting surprises.  Skipper and his crew will keep you on your toes as you help them learn more about JumpStart and accomplish their numerous tasks.  Do you have what it takes to be a special agent along side the Penguins?

JumpStart’s Worksheet of the Week