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Sesame Street

Curly Bear Is Born (#4055)

Everyone is eagerly awaiting the arrival of Baby Bear's new baby sister. Telly is slightly more anxious than Baby Bear is. Baby Bear is busy designing a picture for the new baby. When Baby Bear finds out the baby has been born and that he gets to go to the hospital to visit he starts to wonder how things will be. As Baby Bear enters Mama Bear's room at the hospital is unsure about what to expect and a little nervous. Baby Bear is amazed at how tiny the baby is! He gets to touch his baby sister's fur and then hold the baby. Baby Bear is very excited! He notices how similar his baby sister is to him. They share many of the same characteristics, but the baby has curly hair. Mama Bear and Papa Bear end up thinking that Curly Bear is a great name! Baby Bear begins to realize how much of the world Curly Bear has yet to see and sings a song about it. [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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