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Sesame Street

Episode #3889

In this episode of "Sesame Street" the letter of the day is "P." Allen sets up a new ping-pong table. He and Miles teach Elmo and Telly how to play, stressing that it takes practice in order to get better at it. The episode deals alot with trying new things for the first time and not becomming discouraged if you are not immediately successful. Michael Chang even gives Big Bird tennis lessons. This theme continues into "Elmo's World" where Elmo is thinking about telephones. In the segment a young girl uses the phone for the first time to call her grandmother. The number of the day is "2." [58 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: SESAME STREET has garnered more than 100 awards, including 101 Emmys, two Peabodys, four Parents' Choice Awards and an Action for Children's Television Special Achievement Award. The series delivers academic and social education that prepares kids for grade school. Since its premiere, the show's base curriculum has been set by academic research on preschoolers. Encore episodes focus on music and art and how these tools can be used to develop the whole child - the cognitive, social, emotional and physical attributes. In addition, "Elmo's World," which looks at the world through the eyes of a three-year-old, continues as a featured segment. Themes include birthdays, pets, teeth, families, games and more.

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