Happy Birthday Sesame Street!

Okay, so this post doesn’t actually fit the photo101 activity for the day, nor does it have anything to do with the blogging101 activity.  Actually it doesn’t even have anything to do with my intended blog.  I just wanted to write it.

It’s hard to think about connectedness without thinking about things that help connect kids with their parents and with their friends. November 10 is the 45th birthday of Sesame Street. That show connected kids from all over the world to each other through their friends on that magical Street. Thanks to Pete Morey (@CBCPeteMorey), guest host of CBC Radio 2 Drive show (@CBCR2Drive), for reminding me about the brilliance that is Sesame Street, and the way it connected kids with their parents.  Here is just one example of how the show connected kids with their parents — the awesome guests:

 

One thought on “Happy Birthday Sesame Street!

  1. I haven’t seen a Sesame Street episode in a very long time. It was ground-breaking children’s programming and I loved it … even though I too old for the target audience when it was released. I got to enjoy it again when my boys were young. It’s too bad we lost Jim Henson so soon.

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