Big Bird Learns About Death

In this video, Big Bird plays the role of a child first learning about what death is and that it is irreversible . As we learned, this takes place when a child is around five years of age. This is also the primary audience age of a show like Sesame Street. Big Bird asks many of the same questions that a child would ask a parent who is experiencing this for the first time. Big Bird’s friends explain that when someone dies they do not come back and that this is apart of life. They also explain that it is okay to be sad, but that you can always remember your loved ones through your memories. The example they gave was a picture.


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