One Playful and
Ernie is the member
of the Bert-and-Ernie team who is full of surprises. He is friendly
and happy-go-lucky and loves to joke with his buddy-ol'-pal Bert.
Ernie loves to sing in the tub and play with his Rubber Duckie.
"Hey, Bert ol' buddy? Are you asleep?"
Playing tricks on Bert; eating Bert's pizza; taking
baths with Rubber Duckie
When it's his turn to clean up; when
Bert won't play
The Most Serious Character with the
Ernie's best friend Bert is very serious when it comes to some
things-like keeping his room clean. But when it comes to collecting
bottle caps and watching pigeons, Bert really knows how to have a
good time. His pet pigeon is named Bernice.
Birthday: July 26
Favorite Song: "Doin' the Pigeon"
Best Friend: Ernie
Likes: Ws; pigeons; brass band music; oatmeal; boring
stories; watching weather forecasts on TV; argyle socks; the color
Dislikes: When Ernie wakes him up with silly questions like,
"What are we going to do tomorrow?"
Mr. Googly Eyes
His voice may
be gruff, but Cookie Monster is a lovable, silly monster who has an
appetite for everything in sight. His constant search for food leads
him to more than just cookies as he discovers a wide variety of
skills to help him solve problems. Cookie Monster introduces the
Letter of the Day every day on Sesame Street.
Birthday: November 2
Favorite Song: "C is for Cookie"
Best Friend: Ernie (he often stays over when Bert's out of
Quote: "Me want cookie!"
Likes: The four food groups (and any others you can find)
Dislikes: Empty plates; eating the last cookie
Warmest-and-Cuddliest Muppet Around
is a very playful 3-year-old member of the Sesame Street monster
family. He can turn almost anything into a game, and then invite
friends to join him in imaginative fun. He is curious about
everything and loves his pet goldfish, Dorothy. Elmo's
fire-engine-red fur and sunshine nose are almost as colorful as his
personality. Elmo is featured in Elmo's World every day on Sesame
Birthday: February 3
Favorite Song: "Elmo's Song"
Best Friends: Grover and Zoe
Quote: "That tickles!"
Likes: Anything and everything; doing whatever Ernie
Giggliest Monster on Sesame Street
Zoe is a
furry, three-year-old girl monster who is so excited about
everything that she can't get her words out fast enough. Zoe always
wears her tutu because she loves to dance, and she makes up her own
dances all the time. She and Elmo are great friends.
Birthday: September 30
Favorite Song: "Put on a Happy Face"
Best Friend: Elmo
Quote: "Don't joke me!"
Likes: Mimi, her dolly; red monsters who giggle
Dislikes: Sitting still and the training wheels on her
bicycle Bert can do
The Friendliest Fowl on Sesame
could probably guess by his name that Big Bird is big. How big? He's
8 feet, 2 inches tall! Wow! He should play basketball! Big Bird is a
very curious creature who makes friends easily. He is six years old
and shares his nest with Radar, his teddy bear.
Birthday: March 20
Favorite Song: "The Alphabet"
Best Friend: Snuffleupagus
Quote: "Gee Mr. Looper! I mean Cooper! I mean Hooper!"
Likes: Figuring things out; being a part of everything;
roller-skating; birdseed milkshakes from Mr. Hooper's store
Dislikes: When he can't help; when nobody believes his best
friend exists; chicken soup
Trashiest Talker on Sesame Street
enjoys a rainy day more than Oscar, who's known for being
disagreeable. In spite of his grouchy attitude, everyone loves Oscar
and nobody lets his grouchiness get in the way of fun! By collecting
everyone else's junk, Oscar winds up helping out in his own
neighborhood: the more junk he collects, the cleaner the streets
get. He has a soft spot for his pet worm, Slimey and he reads to him
each night before bed.
Birthday: June 1
Favorite Song: "I Love Trash"
Best Friends: Slimey the Worm and Maria (though he wouldn't
admit it to her)
Likes: Rainy days; arguing; standing in line at the movies
(not seeing movies, just standing in line); anchovy milkshakes
Dislikes: "You name it, I dislike it. Now go away”
in all kinds of weather. He worries that it will rain. He worries
that it won't rain. He worries that the rain won't stop. As a
worrier, Telly often gets confused and frustrated. However, he never
gives up, and he shows that trying again always pays off. Telly
LOVES triangles and he's great friends with Baby Bear.
Birthday: September 29
Favorite Song: "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Best Friends: Baby Bear and Oscar
Quote: "Are you sure it's going to be all right?"
Likes: Counting to forty; being a member of the Bobketeers
Dislikes: Surprises; squares and circles
The Cuddly and Determined Hero
With a grin
on his face and a bounce in his step, Grover-the self-proclaimed
"world's cutest monster"-is always bursting with energy and
curiosity. This sometimes gets him into trouble in the real world,
but his mommy helps him out as she tells her furry little son to
Birthday: October 14
Favorite Song: "Monster in the Mirror"
Best Friend: Kermit (no one else has the patience)
Quote: "Hello every-bod-eeeee!"
Likes: Anything and everything; doing whatever Ernie and Bert
Dislikes: Phone booths without doors (supermonsters need
their privacy, too!)
Workshop’ website has fun and games for children’s and also provides details
of how you can help underprivileged children around the world just by
joining in the fun.
This is the
link to the Sesame Street Music Zone. There is an educational link for
parents and teachers explaining how children learn from these activities.
provides a link to many games and interactive activities for children in
which they’ll have hours of fun and learn lots from.