Sesame Street offers great online resources which provide learning activities for younger children. (Also a great resource for older, non-English speaking kids who want to learn English in a fun way.)
Sesame Street has launched a new Web site called “Caring for Each Other” which provides songs, games, free eBooks, video, art, discussion topics, printable worksheets and more and features both Sesame Street characters and celebrities such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tracee Ellis Ross and Anne Hathaway. Grover demonstrating the concepts of near and far. Elmo singing ‘Old MacDonald’, Oscar the Grouch advising kids to stay home.
NewTechKids especially likes Sesame Street’s ‘Play and Learn’ activities which include:
- the Stoplight Game which helps kids manage their emotions and build resilience (with Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae)
- Kitchen Helper (Math is More Than Numbers) which helps kids master key math concepts while cooking, baking and preparing snacks
- Move and Groove which encourages kids to exercise while learning about the concept of spatial relation
The site also provides handy resources for teaching kids about COVID-19 and how to stay healthy, including: