PARENTS

New Year's Eve: How To Trick Your Kids Into Going To Bed Early

12/30/2015 03:45 EST | Updated 12/30/2015 03:59 EST

According to a Netflix survey, 49 per cent of parents in Canada, U.S., U.K. and Australia would prefer to have their kids in bed by 9 pm rather than midnight on Dec. 31. Because, really, no one wants to deal with over-tired kids on January 1.

The streaming site has designed six special on-demand countdowns that allows kids to ring in the New Year with their favourite characters. These include Puffin Rock, Care Bears & Cousins, Inspector Gadget, King Julien, Mr. Peabody and Sherman, and Project MC2.

With these three-minute countdowns, kids can celebrate the New Year at any time on December 31 and parents can ring in 2016 with some peace and quiet.

Watch the video above to hear more about these special New Years countdowns.

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