Sesame Street in Communities

Virtual Learning Session by WXXI Education

Session Focus: Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC) resources and tools

WXXI Education will provide an overview of Sesame Street in Communities (what it is, how to utilize, etc.)

  • Hundreds of bilingual multi-media tools to help kids and families enrich and expand their knowledge during the early years of birth through six, a critical window for brain development.

  • Resources to engage kids and adults in everyday moments and daily routines—from teaching early math and literacy concepts, to encouraging families to eat nutritious foods, to serious topics such as divorce and food insecurity.

SSIC Toolkit & Topic Area Focus

Every day, you make a difference by helping kids and families grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Organizations like yours unite communities, foster families’ and kids’ resilience, nurture their physical and mental health, and provide critical early learning opportunities. You’re an important part of the “circle of care” that surrounds the families and kids who need it most. Sesame Street in Communities was created to support you in this critical work.

Toolkits/topics are divided into three categories:
  1. Difficult Times & Tough Talks (focus: social-emotional skills)
  2. Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds (focus: health and wellness)
  3. ABCs & 123s (focus: school readiness)
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Sesame Street: Common and Colbie Caillat - "Belly Breathe" with Elmo
Sesame Street Monster Meditation #2: Goodnight Body with Elmo and Headspace
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Additional Sesame Street resources:

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Need help with any of these resources?

Contact WXXI Education's Cara Rager at