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Is ‘Sesame Street’ a good substitute for preschool?

Preschool teachers are pros at delivering lessons in how to count, recite the alphabet and identify colors. It’s the reason millions of parents across the United States send their children to preschool at age 3 and 4. But a new study published this w… [Read More]
Categories: Sesame Street

New ‘Sesame Street’ muppet has a parent in jail

More than one in 28 children have a parent locked up behind bars—that’s 2.7 million children in United States, according to a report by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Only 25 years ago that number was 1 in 125. Who’s helping these kids understand the… [Read More]

Jon Hamm and Elmo talk art on ‘Sesame Street’

By night he plays the stoic-faced, chain-smoking, womanizing Don Draper on Mad Men, but by day Jon Hamm is in a role that requires him to project a much more cheerful and wholesome persona. No cocktails or cigarettes allowed on this set! For a segment … [Read More]

Upside Downton Abbey: Sesame Street spoofs the British series

Leave it to the creative minds at Sesame Street to come up with one of the best spoofs of the hugely popular British period drama Downton Abbey. This clip, created for the children’s television network’s 43rd season, presents an episode of “Upsid… [Read More]

Sesame Street explains Hurricane Sandy to young kids

The images of entire communities ravaged by Hurricane Sandy are devastating. The powerful winds, rain and flooding pulled faces off buildings, knocked over trees, overturned cars, ripped houses off their foundation and split roads in two. This is all f… [Read More]
Categories: Safety, Sesame Street, Video

Cookie Monster spoofs pop song ‘Call Me Maybe’

If you have a daughter who’s over 7 years old, actually let’s make that 6 5, then you’ve heard the catchy pop tune “Call Me Maybe”—because your child is probably singing that song in the shower, in front of the mirror in… [Read More]