“Come on! Wash your hands with Elmo! Wash, Wash, Wash!” states Elmo the lovable puppet from Sesame street. – Washington Post Sept 2 2009
This is part of the new White House initiative to “get the message out” about Swine Flu (H1N1).
I didn’t think much of this article until I read that Sesame street is also going to partner with the U.S. Census Bureau to teach our children about Census in schools. They have full lesson plans to last weeks on the topic.
“It’s great to reach the children because children are such strong voices in their homes,” says Renee Jefferson-Copeland, chief of the Census schools program – USA Today Aug 28 2009
What’s next: Napolitano partnering with Sesame street to root out “home grown” terrorists. “Make sure you report any suspicious activity to authorities kids” Kermit tells viewers in regards to activities witnessed in homes across America.