Sesame Street’s Talk, Listen, Connect Initiative for Military Families
Sesame Workshop is committed to supporting National Guard and
Reserve families and young children coping with issues such as
deployments, homecomings, and changes. All of these materials are FREE to military families.
Learn more about our offerings and spread the word!
Learn more about Talk, Listen, Connect
Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes
This bilingual kit features Elmo and friends as they cope with
challenging situations: deployment and when a parent returns
home changed due to combat-related injury. Materials include a
DVD and print resources for children and adults.
Want more video? Click here to download or view all the kit components
Sesame Street Family Connections
Stay connected to your family near and far on this new site from
Sesame Workshop! Tools designed just for young children help families
communicate and create new memories. Add Sesame characters to
your family network, and watch Sesame Street Muppets talk about their feelings during difficult transitions.
Start your own Sesame Street family network
The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families
Kids delight as they sing and dance with Elmo and his friends during this exciting live show created exclusively for military families. Track
the tour’s progress traveling from military installations in the USA, Europe, and Asia! Check back often to see when the 2010 tour might be coming to your neighborhood!
Follow the tour online and be the first to know about future dates
Bright colors, fun toys, and friendly faces: Sesame Rooms provides
a “Room-in-a-Box” to deserving family-focused spaces across the
country. With over 35 locations and 30 more to come, this project is bringing smiles and Sesame Street style to thousands of children
Learn how you can apply for a Sesame Room in 2010
Talk, Listen, Connect: When Families Grieve
Coming in April 2010: When Families Grieve is a bilingual kit and
television special that support children and families coping with the death of a parent. Materials include a DVD and print resources for
children and adults.