I Heart Elmo

Elmo is Special (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 hero

Short form: Elmo is Special (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo wants to paint himself yellow, he doesn’t like being red anymore because there is no other red person in his class. After a reassuring story from his mom, Elmo learns that every individual is of different color and unique in their own way.

Short form: Elmo Makes a New Friend (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Mother tells Elmo that his father’s friend is coming home with his son Venkatesh. Elmo is excited until mother tells him that Venkatesh does not speak in the same language as him. Mother reads him the story of two aliens from different planets – P2D2 and ZEE-3-O who learn to play together despite not knowing each other’s language.

Detailed Goal: Awareness of others

Short form: New Kid on the Block (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo shows his father a drawing of his day at school- he played with all his friends, but didn’t think to include the new girl, Chiki. Elmo’s father tells him the story of the red balls who didn’t invite a blue ball to play, leaving her feeling sad. Elmo realizes that he unintentionally made Chiki feel sad and decides to be friendlier the next day.

Detailed Goal: Respect for others

Short form: Elmo’s Cousin Bobo (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo is visited by Bobo who bullies him and snatches his toys. Elmo tells his father about Bobo's hurtful actions. His father makes Bobo understand that he is bullying Elmo and needs to apologize.

Short form: Reporting Bullying (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo and Pike tell Elmo's father the steps for dealing with a bully and draw them out. They say “No” to the bully, walk away, and inform an elder.

Short form: Friends Can Disagree (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo and Muna disagree about what costumes to wear for dress up - a monkey or a superhero.

Short form: Na Teri Na Meri (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo and Muna argue about what to make from their paper. Father then shares the story of two brothers who had a similar problem but resolved it by dividing into two Muna makes her dragon and Elmo his kite and both learn to resolve conflict.

Short form: Elmo Breaks a Friend’s Toy (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo accidently breaks his friend’s toy car. His father explains to him the importance of owning up to his mistakes and saying sorry.

Detailed Goal: Valuing Others’ Needs

Short form: Elmo & the Tricycle (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo and Muna both want to ride the tricycle, but Elmo refuses to give to Muna his tricycle. Father narrates a story, from which the two kids learns that they can both ride the tricycle by taking turns where one rides and the other becomes the traffic police.

Short form: Elmo Learns to Share (I Heart Elmo), Year 1 - Arabic (Levantine), Arabic (Iraqi), Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Elmo gets new toy – his father’s childhood drums. When his friend visits him, he refuses to share the drums with her. Elmo's father teaches him to share!