Introduce sounds and rhythm by using things around your home to make music. Bang away together, using a wooden spoon and plastic container. For more information check out: http://www.sesamestreet.org/talking
Sesame Street has partnered with Text4baby and Too Small to Fail’s “Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” campaign on a free text-to-parents program to deliver tips and parenting videos every other week on the importance of talking, reading and singing to young children. From meal time to bath time to bed time, text messages and videos will span a wide range of topics aimed at helping parents find fun and meaningful ways to incorporate language-rich moments into their everyday activities and routines. For more information check out: http://www.sesamestreet.org/talking or http://www.talkingisteaching.org.
Sesame Street in Communities brings free video content of everyone’s favorite, furry Muppet friends as they help children and the adults in their lives reach their highest potential. Grover and the gang will tackle a variety of topics that face children in the areas of health and well-being, school readiness, and emotional well-being. Some of the content and topics presented are more sensitive, so you should preview these videos before sharing with a child. For free resources and tips, follow us at http://www.facebook.com/SesameStreetInCommunities
Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization. The Workshop produces Sesame Street programs, seen in over 150 countries, and other acclaimed shows, including The Electric Company. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy and numeracy, emotional well-being, health and wellness, and respect and understanding. Learn more at http://www.sesamestreet.org.