Milton Bradley Sesame Street Games
Sesame Street is a long-running public television children’s show that encourages children to make time to learn and play. A multitude of games have been released over the years, celebrating the educational show and its many puppets like Elmo and Big Bird. The show is sometimes remembered by adults for its playfulness and relevant themes as well as offering learning opportunities.What are some of the forms that the games take?
There is a range of products that Milton Bradley has produced, from the 1969 beginnings of the show to the present, that are related to Sesame Street television. These include the following:
- Puzzles: These are designed to be easy to assemble.
- Board games: Simple board games with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, and other Sesame Street characters have been produced.
- Electronic toys: Sesame Street fans can also play with various electronic toys. These include speak-and-spell dolls and hand-held video-game systems.
There are many vintage items that have been produced over the years. Some of these are listed here:
- Various board games: A number of games were made to be simple and were designed to teach kids important beginning lessons. Forms that they have taken include letter and word games, matching and memory, learning words and numbers, crossword puzzles, light and learn quizzes, and other types of games that encouraged fun while learning.
- VHS games: In the early days of VHS tapes, this show produced several interactive titles that played off of a VCR. They usually gave children the ability to play a multitude of educational titles.
In addition to Elmos Birthday, Great Big Parade with Elmo, Light and Learn, and The Oscar the Grouch card game, there are other titles. Among them are the following:
- Busy Poppin Pals
- A Day in the Life of Ernie & Bert
- Big Birds Nesticks
- Can You Tell Me How to Get to “Sesame Street”?
- Count with the Count
- Stop & Go - My First Games
- Friends at Work - My First Games
- Scrabble Crossword Game
Various options have been used for displaying these games and puzzles. Listed below are some of them:
- They have remained packaged in their original boxes.
- They have been placed on book shelves or display tables.
- They have been added as decor to a Sesame Street-themed room.