Sesame Street Day is celebrated on November 10 of every year. Sesame Street Day was created to honour the Sesame Street ( a long-running American children’s television series). The Sesame Street series is produced by the Sesame Workshop and set up by the Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The Sesame Street series is a program for its educational content, and images communicated through the use of Jim Henson’s Muppets, short films, animation, humour, and cultural references. Sesame Street Day is a perfect day to honour this maverick television Program.
“Sesame Street was a pioneering educational T.V. show, intended to help underprivileged children. But even those of us middle-class kids spoilt for pedagogical choice couldn’t get enough of it.” Sarah Churchwell
History of Sesame Street Day
Sesame Street Day was created in 2009 to honour the 40th anniversary of its original broadcast. Even though it was created in New York, now it is commemorated by millions of peoples from around the world. The number of followers for Sesame Street Day continues to grow upon each year. Throughout the history of Sesame Street, several significant changes have been made. The Sesame Street series contains a mixture of commercial television production elements and techniques which have developed to indicate the changes in American culture and the audience’s viewing habits. Sesame Street series is the first program where the educational effects were studied.
Other Celebrations on November 10
November 10 is also celebrated as
- National Area Code Day
- National Forget-Me-Not Day
- National Vanilla Cupcake Day
- International Tongue Twister Day
How to celebrate Sesame Street Day
The best way to celebrate the Sesame Street Day is by watching the old episodes of Sesame Street series and encourage your kids, friends and even family members to watch the old episodes of Sesame Street series. You can also visit your local toy store and buy a new muppet. Share your thoughts on social media about Sesame Street Day by using the hashtag #SesameStreetDay.