Sesame Street has been on for more 48 years this year, which means more than one generation have become attached to the gang that lives at or near 123 Sesame St. In honor of #sesamestreetday, which first aired on Nov. 10, 1969, we’ve got some simple, fun ways to get in the spirit of the day by becoming one of your favorite characters. No face paint needed. Read on for our tips on how to be the Street.
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Read: Best. Jokes. Ever.
Eat: Bert’s food
Wear: Horizontal stripes
Do: Take a bath with your rubber duckie.
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Read: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Eat: Cookies (and a few apples, too).
Wear: Anything blue and furry, or just stick some googly eyes on your jacket.
Do: Bake cookies.
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Read: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Eat: Garlic ice cream, gummy worms.
Do: Complain, shout “Go away!” and “Scram!”
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Read: National Audobon Society’s Field Guide to North American Birds (Eastern Region)
Eat: Food with lots of seeds, like these cookies.
Wear: Yellow; a feather boa
Do: Sing your ABC’s.
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Count Von Count
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Who is your favorite Sesame Street character?