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Sesame Street for Military Families

By Sesame Street

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


This is an app for the loved ones of those who serve, which will help teach your child life skills.

*** 2016 Parents' Choice Silver Award winner ***

Developed for parents and caregivers: The Sesame Street for Military Families app puts all of Sesame’s bilingual (English & Spanish) resources for military families right in your pocket! Use your mobile device to access engaging videos, articles, storybooks, parent guides, and more to help you support your preschool and school-aged children as they encounter transitions common to military families.

Because of the sensitive topics in this app, we highly recommend that a parent or guardian previews the materials before co-viewing with a child.

• Deployments
• Homecomings
• Injuries
• Grief
• Self-Expression

• Sesame Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve. Learn more at

• This app and its materials are an extension of Sesame Workshop’s ongoing efforts to support our troops and their families. Related materials include the Feel Electric! and Big Moving Adventure apps for military children, and social media including

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What's New in Version 2.0

The newly redesigned Sesame Street for Military Families app provides you with the same great resources, but now with a fresh look and easier navigation.


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Customer Reviews

We love this app

My kids love this app, and I have found it really helpful. The deployment and return from deployment videos with Elmo and his family are especially good for kids (and grown ups). They do a nice job of helping walk you through the challenges of separation and return. I also love the fact that the kids shown in the videos and discussions are all military kids — it makes it more relatable. Even though my husband has retired since we downloaded it, they still love to watch the Let It Out video, and it has been nice for helping them remember to use their words.

Side note: we use the app on a first generation iPad, and at a time when most apps will no longer run on it, it’s nice to see that Sesame Workshops is still supporting an older device.

No sound

I downloaded this app on my iPhone and iPad and the sound for the videos does not work on either device. It seems like the closed caption is on but no option to turn it off.


I just love this app my two year old likes to watch it. It's a great tool for military families. Thanks!

Sesame Street for Military Families
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0
  • Size: 2.8 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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