Teach Kindness

This post is sponsored by Sesame Street and HBO, in collaboration with Bloggin’ Mamas. Although I received compensation to share this information, all thoughts are my own. 

Becoming a parent means you need to lay the foundation for your children’s future. It may seem scary, but there’s always help.

You know the saying, “it takes a village”? Well, it really does. It takes all the help you can get to raise your children to reach their full potential. When you turn on the news and hear about sadness and suffering throughout the world, it can make you cringe at the thought of raising your little ones in this world.

Here’s something you should remember, you have control over your child’s perspective on what’s going on around them. The world has a lot of good in it, as long as you choose to see it.

That’s why Sesame Street is hosting its K is for Kindness Tour, a free, mul­ti-city expe­ri­en­tial tour timed to and inspired by the new, 47th sea­son of Sesame Street.

The K is for Kindness Tour was created for preschool fans and their fam­i­lies and fea­tures hands-on dig­i­tal learn­ing fun, par­tic­i­pa­tion from local libraries in each com­mu­ni­ty. Activities include “meet and greets” with the cos­tumed char­ac­ters, a 15-min­ute inter­ac­tive live stage show star­ring walk-around ver­sions of the series’ beloved char­ac­ters Elmo and Abby Cad­ab­by.

We were so excited to hear that the tour will be stop­ping our local mall — the Pem­broke Lakes Mall — this Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 21st between 11am and 4pm.  You can click here for more details on this upcoming event.

The new Sesame Street season will feature our long-time friend Elmo in an updated and fun version of “Elmo’s World”. With 25 of the five-minute installments, the new season will highlight lessons taught through pre-school relevant topics, live action films, and interactive thinking games.


  1. robin mommy

    January 17, 2017 at 8:41 PM

    My boys always loved Sesame Street when they were little. Such good lessons!

  2. Stacey

    January 18, 2017 at 9:26 AM

    This is pretty cool. Sesame Street is an iconic organization and collaborating with local libraies seems to be a great way to get the message out.

    1. Fatima Torres

      January 18, 2017 at 1:46 PM

      That’s what I was thinking. I really love what they’re doing to get communities excited about learning and the perks to being a kind individual.

  3. Acadiana'sThriftyMom (@acadianathrifty)

    January 18, 2017 at 11:04 AM

    My kiddos love Sesame Street! It’s one of those timeless shows that they always remember fondly <3

    1. Fatima Torres

      January 18, 2017 at 1:47 PM

      It really is. I learned so much watching their shows as a toddler. I love to see my kids when they get excited about all-time favorite characters like Elmo and Cookie Monster.

  4. 1stclassrvadventures

    January 18, 2017 at 2:07 PM

    What an awesome tour ! I love Sesame Street and the kids do too!

  5. nlampert

    January 18, 2017 at 4:26 PM

    This sounds like a great tour! I’ll have to tell my friends with kids about it, hopefully it will be coming to our area!

  6. Divya @ Eat. Teach. Blog.

    January 18, 2017 at 5:14 PM

    I love how Sesame Street has lasted through so many decades of childhood rearing 🙂 It was a favorite of mine and i’m sure it’ll be a favorite of my childs!

  7. Stefani Harris

    January 18, 2017 at 5:32 PM

    Go Sesame Street! I ALWAYS watched it growing up!

  8. Sarah Bailey

    January 18, 2017 at 7:24 PM

    Their advocacy towards children to teach kindness is a great news for everyone and we know that our children are in good hand. We grow up watching Sesame Street and learning from them is a lot of fun.

  9. Amy Jones

    January 18, 2017 at 7:44 PM

    Sesame Street has always been pretty amazing! It’s so cool that they’re motivated to always teach kids good things

  10. Hey Sharonoox

    January 18, 2017 at 8:46 PM

    This sounds like an awesome kindness tour by Sesame Street. My children loves sesame street when they were little. I think they have the best educational channel for kids.

  11. Amber

    January 18, 2017 at 8:55 PM

    I love this! My kids used to love Sesame Street.

  12. shannond2015

    January 18, 2017 at 10:20 PM

    Oh that is so exciting! I didn’t even know they did this! My daughter is 2 and I need to look into this for her! Thanks for updating!

  13. Heather Pfingsten

    January 18, 2017 at 11:04 PM

    We absolutely love Sesame Street and a program that focuses on teaching kindness. The one thing that we have focused on since our daughter was born was teaching her to be kind … it has paid off. She is an amazing heart and every day I feel blessed to be a part of her life. LOVE THIS! Love Sesame Street!

  14. Anne

    January 19, 2017 at 1:18 AM

    Looks like a great tour. I wish I could attend such tour.

  15. Our Family World

    January 19, 2017 at 2:14 AM

    My kids will surely love the sesame street! It such a fun tour for sure!

  16. Kelly Hartigan

    January 19, 2017 at 2:36 AM

    I can’t believe Sesame Street has been around for so many years. The people and puppets have been a part of so many children’s lives. K is for Kindness is an invaluable lesson. I hope y’all enjoy the event at your local mall. Will you share pictures?

  17. Annemarie LeBlanc

    January 19, 2017 at 3:52 AM

    This is so cool. This is a great way to teach kindness to kids with characters they can relate too. I grew up watching Sesame Street, so did my kids and now it is my grandkids’ turn. I will have to check if they are going anywhere near where we live.

    1. Fatima Torres

      January 19, 2017 at 9:40 AM

      I hear ya! I can’t wait to pass it on to our grandkids as well. Hopefully, they’ll still be around.

  18. Tiana Harris

    January 19, 2017 at 9:15 AM

    So jealous! What a fun tour!

  19. Joanna

    January 19, 2017 at 9:21 AM

    This is such a great motto for the new Sesame street series! Children should learn about kindness as soon as possible. Kindness is what makes a person good.

    1. Fatima Torres

      January 19, 2017 at 9:41 AM

      I agree. When I heard about the new series, I got so excited. Kids need positive programs to learn from.

  20. Ellie Chan

    January 19, 2017 at 10:04 AM

    I always used to love Sesame Street when I was a kid! I wish that more kindness and tolerance was taught to kids these days but sadly it doesn’t seem to be the case. This is such a great program that can bring about real amazing changes.


  21. caro santamaria

    January 19, 2017 at 10:36 AM

    This is so cool! I adore Sesame Street and I love to see how they keep making kids happy!
    I really like the whole idea of the tour as well! Thanks for sharing your experience!

  22. Ola

    January 19, 2017 at 12:22 PM

    Sesame Street is one of the few programs thats still around from my childhood. And they’ve done a great job maintaining their focus- Keeping kids- kids. Im excited about this program

  23. Shane

    January 19, 2017 at 12:56 PM

    Love this encouragement for positivity with kiddos! Great movement.

  24. Yona Williams

    January 19, 2017 at 9:47 PM

    It is so important that little kids learn the importance of kindness and empathy at a young age. I love that Sesame Street is still going strong.

  25. MegOhKay

    January 19, 2017 at 11:18 PM

    Our little guy loves Elmo- I’m definitely going to have to check this out. We work really hard to teach feelings while allowing him to experience his. It’s a fine line of experimenting and expectation.

  26. Elizabeth O.

    January 20, 2017 at 7:05 AM

    It’s important to teach kids about kindness and respect as early as possible. It’s one of the things that help shape how they treat others when they grow up. I think it’s awesome that there are shows that help kids understand what kindness is all about.

  27. Marielle Altenor

    January 22, 2017 at 12:51 AM

    Teaching kindness is one of the best gift you can give to your child. I love that Sesame Street is hosting a kindness tour! I’d love for them to come to my city!!

  28. Ana Rose | Roads and Pages

    January 23, 2017 at 7:52 AM

    I hope that those shows will not cease. They are really a good influence to the kids. It will help them to grow up in a way that they can be an asset someday.I don’t like wild cartoons teaching kids to fight. I hope that there will be many shows like Elmo too.

  29. Marceline Dementori

    January 23, 2017 at 9:46 PM

    I think it’s important to teach kindness especially while the kids are young. This is a lovely way to do that! I would love to take my kids to this tour if only we lived nearer!

  30. Ana

    January 24, 2017 at 4:01 PM

    What great lessons for kids to learn at an early age! I always enjoyed watching my kids watching Sesame Street and to learn such a great life lessons from programs like Sesame street.

  31. Hrakaridi

    January 26, 2017 at 4:31 AM

    This sounds like a great tour! I’ll have to tell my friends with kids about it!!

  32. The Trophy WifeStyle

    January 28, 2017 at 10:36 AM

    Omg my daughter just loves Sesame Street!!!!! We will definitely have to catch the new episodes!

  33. Ayesha Heart

    February 9, 2017 at 11:19 AM

    Love the show! It’s my fave show when I was a kid. Great lessons.

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