Since our flagship program debuted in 1969, Sesame has become a cultural touchpoint, bringing learning, laughter, and support to generations of children through irresistible stories and songs, lovable characters, and skills to help children thrive.
More than 50 years on, Sesame reaches far beyond the iconic TV show to meet the ever-changing academic, emotional, and social needs of children and families in communities from coast to coast.
They call it the Sesame Effect. That’s what happens when you combine the power of media, the Muppets of Sesame Street, and our research-based resources that support children and families facing challenges big and small.
Celebrating and supporting kids with autism and every child.
Child-Friendly Resources for Military Families
Helping kids face the challenges of military family life.
Bringing children joyful, research-based education in their earliest years, when we know we can have the biggest impact.
Displacement and Resettlement
Families resettling after conflict or crisis cope with big changes and challenges. They can use our resources for support.
Reaching kids across the country through the power of media.
Take a trip to the friendliest street in the world.
In this Emmy Award-winning series, every story goes beyond the page.
Need help? Mecha Elmo, Mecha Cookie, and Mecha Abby will be there on the double to “Plan it, Test it, Solve it!
Meet Sesame Street’s new Muppets, on screens now thanks to Milwaukee’s Rohingya community
Discover printables, videos, and more on topics to help families in every situation.
Keeping children’s smiles healthy at every age and stage is an important part of keeping their whole bodies well.
I Am Somebody
Printable, cut-apart affirmation cards that build confidence, self worth, and a strong sense of identity.
Spending Time Together
Explore ways to bond with young children through playful, everyday interactions during daily routines.