Upcoming Sesame Street Titles Offer Social Education13 Aug, 2007 By: Chris Tribbey
A series of original, educational programming featuring the characters from “Sesame Street,” will street for the first time on DVD beginning Oct. 23 with Good Night Sesame and Playtime With Grover. Prebook is Sept. 11.
According to Genius Products, which is releasing the DVDs with Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, the DVDs provide “entertainment in the form of a personal play date with a young child's favorite Sesame friends … [offering] games and activities to promote play and participation that help preschoolers to learn social, cognitive and emotional skills while having fun.”
Geared specifically toward preschoolers, the DVDs include the original programs as well as newly created games and activities. The two-disc sets ($16.95 each) come in a kid-friendly case, feature CD-ROM bonus content.