Sharing: The Sesame Street Way

Sharing is something that is an important development concept for children. Which is why we have explained why children might not understand sharing as well as tips on teaching them to share. Being a leader in everything children, Sesame Street has tackled the issue with Cookie Monster and Elmo.

When Elmo walks by Cookie Monster with two cookies. Cookie Monster, predictably wants cookies but Elmo explains that he has the last two. In an epic and humorous dialogue, Cookie Monster yells to the heavens, “Oh cruel fate, why you mock me?!”.

Even though Elmo wants to eat both cookies, Elmo decides to share with Cookie Monster. But then disasater strikes and Elmo loses a cookie, see what happens next in the video above…