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Plaza Sesamo

Plaza Sesamo

A Spanish-language series for preschoolers. Consisting of songs, music, and a cast of Muppets and live actors, the series addresses the educational needs of Latin American children and incorporates a curriculum with particular focus on health, hygiene and safety.

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  • Episode #325

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "C" and to the number "16". You'll find out the problems that Mar?a and Sr. Lechuga have when it's time to turn out the lights in their market. You'll see 16 different animals. A sign will fall from the sky that says, "Throw down straw." Why? Bar?n P?rpura is arriving at Plaza. You'll seeGrover's unique horseback riding style and together with Abelardo, Lola, Pancho and the kids of Plaza you'll be able to sing the "Brinca la Tablita." Discover what Amelia pretends to be while jumping on her trampoline. Do you want to see the parts that form a house, super up-close? All this and much more on Plaza Sesamo! [22 minutes]

  • Episode #326

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "X" and to the number "5". This time, Lola asks "El Ceniciento" to try on a belt but he doesn't know where his waist is_Find out what happens when he finally manages to put it on in the right place. Also, Pablo will tell the story of an adventurer who travels through the jungle in search of treasure. What do you think will happen when Daniela tries to retell the story? We'll see how a family prepares to go camping-would you like to go with them? Also, you'll see what Herry does when he is blindfolded and can't guess the number that Kermit is showing him. Elmo will explain to us the meaning of "near" and "far" and we'll have fun playing "Do?a Blanca," where the pillars are chewing gum and chocolate...Do you want to join us? Then don't miss Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #327

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "J" and to the number "18". Join Ernie as he takes a bath with his rubber duckie. Pablo will teach Lola what the title of a book is by mentioning the titles of several children's books. We'll also learn how important it is to wash our hands. We'll count from 1 to 18 as we see different kinds of animals. You'll be able to see Abelardo, Daniela, and Miguel jumping rope as Modesto Micr?fono reports on the meaning of "fast" and "slow". The kids of Plaza will teach us the "Ronda Acitr?n" as they pass around glasses of different colors. And finally, a mother and her son teach us a little bit about Hawaiian culture. You can't afford to miss Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #328

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "H" and to the number "14". Today there will be a very special visitor: Ernesto Laguardia will come to Plaza and perform a song about rhythm. We'll find out what kids do when they go to the beach and you'll be able to watch them swim and make sand castles. Pancho will introduce the letter "H" with pictures of a hippopotamus. Also, Lola will show Mar?a that when she's happy she dances, sings, jumps, and laughs. Discover what the two-headed monster does when he visits the shoe store. Boris the Snake will teach us what the parts of the body are as he discovers that he doesn't have any. Do you know what go when you tie them and stay when you let them go? Solve this riddle and many more on Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #329

    This program is dedicated to the letter "S" and to the number "15". Come find out why Ernie feels sad. Kids will talk about what they want to be when they grow up. What do you want to be -- a musician; a teacher; a fireman; a captain? We'll travel to a beautiful Japanese garden where we'll learn about the metamorphosis of a frog. Sounds pretty interesting! Join Abelardo, Daniela, Manuel and the Multimonster as they sing about all the things they've learned to do. Verduberto and Rebeca Mankita will present a special, 15-spoon recipe. "It's big, round, has golden rays, and shines in the sky if it isn't cloudy"...Find out the answer and come have fun. Where? On Plaza Sesamo! [24 minutes]

  • Episode #330

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "G" and to the number "4". Ernie forgets something after taking a bath but can't remember what it is-help him figure it out. We'll also see how a king makes four dragons disappear by touching them but also makes the princess disappear. Girls on a milk farm will teach us about where they live. Join Pablo and Daniela at Mar?a's market as they sing a song about which vegetables they want to buy. And once again we have a very special surprise for you: Daniela Luj?n will visit Plaza and sing asong together with our friend Abelardo. So don't forget to tune in to Plaza Sesamo! [25 minutes]

  • Episode #331

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "P" and to the number "10". Today, a girl will tell us what she wants to be when she grows up as she finds herself aboard a toy plane. Bert is very dressed up today: he's wearing a suit and tie, and his hair is combed. Together with Ernie, find out why. We'll witness a tongue-twister contest featuring Lola, Pancho, and a boy from Plaza...who will win? Also, a circus trainer will introduce ten bears that can make a pyramid. We' ll dance the ronda "Quiero ser tan alta" and we'll have fun seeing the faces kids make while in an instant photo booth. You can't miss it! Where else? On Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #332

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "E" and to the number "9". Prepare yourself because Colmillos is going to visit the dentist but is very afraid. In the end, however, it's someone else who is afraid. Who do you think it could be? We'll visit a zoo and the zookeeper will teach us how to bathe an elephant. We'll also see some teeth explaining to Mr. Toothbrush how they should be brushed. And guess who's going to visit us today on Plaza? Here's a hint...he's a new friend of Plaza Ssamo. It's Elefancio! Also, Daniela, Abelardo, and the Multimuppet will take a picture. Do you want to join us? Then don't miss Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #333

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "X" and to the number "5". Today we'll learn about the seasons of the year. Abuela decides to make a salad and Abelardo, Manuel, Romina, Daniela, and the Multimonster all participate in a very unique way-what do you think it will be? We'll also learn how to perform the Korean Spring Dance and a girl will show us how to dance merengue. The Multimonster will be searching for a treasure using a map marked with an "X". Would you like to help him find it? Herry will be in an X-ray machine while Kermit will show us all of his organs. Have fun playing "Amo a To." Join us for all this and more on Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #334

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "Z" and to the number "17". Today, a boy will tell us about how he wants to be a chef as he imagines himself cooking various dishes. We'll see how to make a melody. Together with Zoe and Big Bird we'll learn to count from 1 to 17. We'll also have fun watching a boy and his dog make shadows. Come and play "Simon Says" with Pancho, the Multimonster, and the rest of the kids from Plaza. Join Pancho, Lola, and Abelardo in singing a fun song. Where else? On Plaza Sesamo! [22 minutes]

  • Episode #335

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "CH" and to the number "8". We'll see what Vicente does so that his sock and To?o's sock are thesame. Do you know what Chinese patterns are? Well today, a boy will count to 8 with different Chinese patterns in the background. Join Kermit as he interviews Dr. Nobel and discover what invention he will reveal to the world. The Multimuppet will entertain us singing "La Cucaracha" when he arrives at Plaza but there is also a big surprise. What will it be? Also, we'll go to Argentina where a girl will show us her grandparents' chocolate factory. Mmmm! Tasty! And don't forget the music! Abelardo, Lola, Pancho, and the kids from Plaza will dance and sing the Ronda "El barco chiquito." Come, have fun, and see what's happening on Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #336

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "U" and to the number "1". A girl will accompany her mother to the flower shop and will teach us the names of some flowers. The Multimonster will think about feeding some plants with eggs and ham but Lola will explain that plants are fed with water, sun, and love. Do you want to learn how to commentate a soccer game? And for all you soccer fans, our very special guest today is...Jorge Campos. A girl will show us how to dance mambo, an ice skater will skate the number 1, and have you ever seen a unicorn? Sound fun? Then don't miss Plaza Sesamo! [22 minutes]

  • Episode #337

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "L" and to the number "4". Today, the cast of Plaza will go to the circus and will see jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists, tigers, and elephants. Do you want to join them? The Multimuppet will arrive at Plaza to sell merengues-mmm, tasty! Also, we'll learn a song about the love and care of a mother for her child. We'll sing a song that will teach us to count from 1 to 4. Pancho and Sr. Lechuga will write a poem to Daniela Luj?n. And can you help us solve a riddle? Find both the questions and answers today on Plaza Sesamo! [24 minutes]

  • Episode #338

    This episode is dedicated to the letter "T" and to the number "7". We'll visit the Veracruz aquarium where we'll be able to observe different species of fish. The Multimonster pretends to talk on the telephone through a banana until Pancho shows him what a real telephone is. Acrobats will show us the meaning of the concepts " under," "above," "through," and "around." We'll also see how to make seven bubbles out of soap. Help the Multimonster find the number 7. Bert and Ernie will experiment with different emotions and Kermit will try to interview the Three Little Pigs-but will the Count let him? Come check it out on Plaza Sesamo! [23 minutes]

  • Episode #401

    Learn about the letter "A" and the number 5. Federico Pelini wants to make a movie in Plaza Sesamo. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #402

    Learn about the letter "E" and the number "1" Susana sings a song about the importance of family. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #403

    Learn about the letter "M" and numbers "10 - 1." Lola visits the Monarch Butterflies in Mexico. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #404

    Grover and Herry dress as policemen and teach three monsters the Alphabet with a great song. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #405

    Grover and Mr. Blue learn about "big" and "small." A rap song is sung about the shape of a circle. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #406

    The letter "B" and the number "15" are presented. Famous soccer player, Chamagol, visits the kids. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #407

    The letter "D" and the number "4" are presented. Lola makes an indoor picnic for an injured Manuel. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #408

    The letter "C" and the numbers from "1 to 10" are presented. Grover is a Sheriff with a horse. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #409

    The letter "G" and the number "6" are presented. Lidia, ex OV7, performs the classic song "Sing." [26 minutes]

  • Episode #410

    The letter "N" and the number "3" are presented. Lola sings about different ways to greet someone. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #411

    The letter "F" and the number "12" are presented. A birthday party surprises guest Andrea Legarreta. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #412

    The letter "L" and the number "8" are presented. Grover shows how to exercise like Jane Fonda. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #413

    The letter "O" and the number "19" are presented. Mr. Blue and Grover talk about different sizes. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #414

    The letter "E" and the number "9" are presented. A zookeeper sings about giving an elephant a bath. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #415

    The letter "J" and numbers from "1-10" are presented. Super Kid shows kids how to comb their hair. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #416

    The letter "S" and the number "13" are presented. Kermit the Frog sings a song about being green. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #417

    The letter "R" and the number "18." Kermit interviews Cookie Monster in his first day of school. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #418

    The letter "I" and the number "11" are presented. Pancho is camping in the Plaza with some kids. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #419

    The letter "G" and number "5" are presented. Everyone is excited to get ready for the Copa Sesamo. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #420

    The letter "N" and number "40" are presented. Abelardo learns about cooperation and teamwork. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #421

    The alphabet and the number "20" are presented. Guest Jorge Campos talks about eating healthy. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #422

    The letter "U" and the number "3" are presented. Sherriff Grover talks about "front" and "back." [26 minutes]

  • Episode #423

    The letter "T" and numbers "1 to 10" are presented. The Plaza's team plays in a soccer match. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #424

    The letter "C" and the number "6" are presented. Elmo and Rosita sing a song about happiness. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #425

    The letter "B" and the number "7" are shown. Nicolas, a Columbian boy plays a pipe called a gaita. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #426

    The letter "D" and number "14" are presented. Jocelyn, a girl from Chile, shows how to bake bread. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #427

    The letter "P" and number "9" are presented. A pirate and his parrot search for treasure. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #428

    The number "16" is presented. Grover tries to sell Mr. Blue a square shaped frame for a painting. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #429

    The letter "N" and number "4." The muppets place a nose onto different images on a game show. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #430

    The letter "X" and number "8" are presented. Lola rides in a submarine. Ernie dreams about animals. [26 minutes]

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