“Fun Fun Elmo” is an Educational Program designed to teach children the basics of the Mandarin language. Episode 12 features the word of the day “Cooked Rice” and a segment from Shanghai.
Sesame Workshop’s developing Chinese Culture and Language series “Fun Fun Elmo” will not only cater to the vast populations of Chinese communities in the U.S., but will also encourage Chinese cultural appreciation and exchange, using locally developed content from China. “Fun Fun Elmo” introduces viewers to the Mandarin language through animation and live action films. Each episode introduces a Chinese tone, word, and stroke order for writing characters. Season 2 of Fun Fun Elmo will start airing during Chinese New Year 2013 on SinoVision Channels and Sinovision.net
Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization which also produces Pinky Dinky Doo, The Electric Company, and other programs for children around the world.