Posts filed under ‘Sesame Street’

Three Primary Colors


August 1, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Number 12


May 28, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Elmo’s World Happy Holidays: Chanukah

December 15, 2012 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Sesame Street: Hanukkah With Veronica Monica

December 15, 2012 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment


June 1, 2012 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

1 2 3 Count With Me

From Fish to Infinity, by Steven Strogatz
Sesame Street: 1 2 3 Count With Me
Ernie teaches Humphrey to count at The Furry Arms hotel.

The best introduction to numbers I’ve ever seen — the clearest and funniest explanation of what they are and why we need them — appears in a “Sesame Street” video called “123 Count With Me.” Humphrey, an amiable but dim-witted fellow with pink fur and a green nose, is working the lunch shift at The Furry Arms hotel, when he takes a call from a room full of penguins. Humphrey listens carefully and then calls out their order to the kitchen: “Fish, fish, fish, fish, fish, fish.” This prompts Ernie to enlighten him about the virtues of the number six.

Children learn from this that numbers are wonderful shortcuts. Instead of saying the word “fish” exactly as many times as there are penguins, Humphrey could use the more powerful concept of “six

September 1, 2010 at 1:25 pm Leave a comment

Sign Language Alphabet

Take The ‘A’ Train: Jazz By The ABCs

August 10, 2010 at 6:29 pm Leave a comment

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