Elmo videos and book help military families transition

Sesame Workshop has launched “Sesame Street for Military Families: Transitions.”

The initiative highlights positive aspects of transition, while acknowledging the difficulties and giving concrete tips from parents and children who are going through the changes.

Parents can get a printed keepsake book, with ideas for activities and conversations with their children. Some printable pages are also featured on the website, as are a variety of other tip sheets and resources. Parents can sign up for e-newsletters that provide tips and information for caregivers, as part of “The Adventure Campaign.”

“These fun and engaging products will only help military families as they adjust to new changes with the same resilience that marked their service to our nation,” said Rosemary Williams, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy.

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