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Curriculum:  Executive Functioning

As I mentioned in a previous post, this year's curriculum is Executive Functioning. I'm always on the lookout for examples of it, in our day to day life, to help me get a better understanding of how to use the curriculum for a potential show idea. Our recent Easter egg hunt gave us a grand opportunity to practice sorting. This is one of the many "school readiness" activities that can be done easily at home. The girls helped me sort the real eggs which were heavy and cold from the plastic eggs that were light and made music when we shook them - the candy inside! You'll see them helping me with this activity in Marty's video of their egg hunt adventure.

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Like your family we have twins, boy/girl, that turned three last month. I saw your blog entry for January and it looks like we have something in common, potty training twins. Like one of your girls, my son WILL NOT pee in the potty but his sister was doing well until she caught on to "Bubbie" not trying. I was just letting things run their course but our local pre-schools/mommy day out programs require the children to be potty trained and this mommy needs a day out. Bribery isn't working. Have you had any success?

Sommer

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How often is the telly puppet renewed or replaced?

Katherine Sydney, Australia

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I read in 40 Years of Life on the Street about an incident involving Snuffy's puppet where a sombrero caused the wood frame to collapse on you and Bryant Young. Did they rebuild the puppet after that or did they just make a new one?

Edward

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I just wanted to say thanks for the blog. My daughter Kylie (who just turned two yesterday) loves to ask if we are going to see "the babies." Thank you so much to you and Marty for bringing the joy of Sesame Street into our lives every day.

Kendal and Kylie Montreal, Canada

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I've noticed that there are fewer Muppets and people in an episode now than there were twenty years ago. Does everyone show up on the set for filming days or only certain ones? Who decides who gets to play the Anything Muppets? There are some voices I hear more than others.

Glenda

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