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'Glee' star and Sesame Workshop take on separation anxiety, more

Sesame Workshop takes on kids' everyday stress.

Sesame Workshop takes on kids' everyday stress. Credit: Handout

Elmo, Chicken and “Glee” star Chris Colfer team up in an anti-bullying video that is part of the Sesame Workshop’s latest installment of its “Little Children, Big Challenges” campaign.

Other new resources for kids and parents include Elmo and his dad in a skit called “Bye Bye For Now,” which helps kids deal with separation anxiety. Explore all the new additions at

The Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit behind “Sesame Street.” “Little Children, Big Challenges” is part of a multiyear effort to help children ages 2 to 5 build resiliency skills.

Past efforts have focuses on larger life challenges such as divorce and incarceration; the latest helps with everyday issues such as learning to share, making new friends, sibling rivalry, separation anxiety and bullying.

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