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  • (upbeat music begins)

  • Hello-ee-o and howdy-do

  • Listen up, we've got so much to do

  • Have we got some sounds for you

  • Yes we do, Yes, we do

  • Come on, let's play and join the show

  • Foley-o! Foley-oley-o! Funny noises never end

  • Foley-o-leyo-leyo-leyo. With Foley and friends

  • And friends, and friends, and friends

  • Foley and friends

  • - [Foley] Hello-ee-o-ee-o to all my friends listening,

  • and welcome to

  • (kazoo hums)

  • The Sesame Street Podcast with Foley and Friends,

  • with your host, me, Foley, the sound maker monster.

  • (various zany noises play)

  • And my microphone.

  • (microphone thumps)

  • Mikey. - [Mikey] Warmest of welcomes, listeners.

  • - [Foley] Aw, that's nice, Mikey.

  • - [Mikey] Well, folks, I just love the podcast,

  • and all the incredible sounds you can make with your voice.

  • (Foley laughs)

  • - [Foley] Well, thank you, Mikey.

  • That's a very kind thing to say.

  • Perfect for today's topic, which is,

  • (Foley squeals)

  • kindness!

  • - [Mikey] Oh, kindness. That means treating people

  • in a caring, thoughtful way.

  • - [Foley] Yeah, it does. And always with respect.

  • - [Mikey] I respect that.

  • - [Foley] Like the way we treat each other, Mikey.

  • Being kind makes friends feel good,

  • and it makes us feel good too.

  • - [Mikey] Oh, Foley, would you be so kind

  • as to make some sounds that make you think of kindness?

  • - [Foley] Oh, sure. Okay. Let's see. Oh, okay, okay.

  • Holding the door for someone can be kind.

  • (Door opens)

  • - [Mikey] Oh yes. It's so considerate

  • to hold the door for someone.

  • - [Foley] And the sound of sharing a happy song with someone

  • can also be kind.

  • (Foley whistles)

  • - [Mikey] Oh, that whistling makes me happy.

  • - [Foley] Oh, and what about this?

  • The sound of hugging my best friend, Mikey.

  • (Foley squeals)

  • (Mikey hums)

  • - [Mikey] Hugs.

  • - [Foley] And today's special guest is an expert hugger too.

  • Whether it's taking turns, sharing toys,

  • or reminding friends he loves them,

  • today's guest knows a lot about being kind. It's Elmo.

  • (Jazzy intro music)

  • - [Elmo] Do-did-o-did-o.

  • (Elmo laughs)

  • Hello everybody! Hello Foley, hello Mikey.

  • - [Foley] Welcome, welcome Elmo.

  • - [Mikey] What's up, E?

  • - [Elmo] Elmo is so happy to be back

  • on the podcast with Foley and friends.

  • Elmo thinks kindness is the most important thing.

  • - [Mikey] I agree, Little E.

  • - [Foley] Same here.

  • So Elmo, what do you think are some ways you can be kind?

  • - [Elmo] Well, Elmo thinks you could hold someone's hand

  • when they feel sad.

  • - [Mikey] Or their mic stand,

  • (drum beats)

  • just saying.

  • - [Foley] Aw, yeah!

  • - [Elmo] And, you can listen, and remember to say please

  • and thank you, so friends always feel appreciated.

  • - [Mikey] Please go on.

  • - [Elmo] And you can share something

  • with friends that might make them feel happy,

  • like a song.

  • - [Mikey] Yes. A song.

  • - [Elmo] Yeah. Yeah. Elmo knows a special song

  • all about kindness. Do you wanna hear it?

  • - [Foley] Oh, yes! Oh please, please, please.

  • This is so exciting!

  • (keyboard beeps)

  • - [Mikey] Let's do this.

  • It's all about kindness

  • Kindness

  • Doing something nice

  • Kindness

  • Before you even think twice

  • See if someone needs a hand

  • Be nice

  • And help them if you can. ♪

  • Oh-oh-oh-oh

  • There's kindness in you

  • There's kindness in me

  • There's kindness in everyone

  • Just try a little kindness and you'll see

  • It feels good, so pass it on

  • Hey, and try a little kindness

  • Oh, try a little kindness

  • Oh, it's all about kindness

  • Kindness

  • Yep, Elmo knows that now

  • Kindness

  • You've just gotta know how

  • See if someone needs a hand

  • And be nice

  • And help them if you can

  • Oh oh oh

  • There's kindness in you

  • There's kindness in me

  • There's kindness in everyone

  • Just try a little kindness and you'll see

  • It feels good so pass it on

  • Try a little kindness

  • Pass it on

  • Try a little kindness

  • Pass it on

  • Try a little kindness

  • (crowd cheers)

  • - [Foley] That song was the best. Thanks Elmo.

  • I'm ready to try a little kindness.

  • - [Mikey] And I'm ready to pass it on.

  • (springs bouncing)

  • - [Foley] Do you know what that sound means?

  • - [Mikey] Is it time for me to call my grandparents?

  • That's a kind thing to do.

  • - [Foley] Not just yet Mikey, because it's time

  • for a special tongue twister of the day with Elmo,

  • who's right here. Take it away, Elmo.

  • - [Elmo] Thank you! Okay, see if you can say this:

  • Now, it's a little tricky. And your tongue might

  • get all twisted. That's why it's called

  • a tongue twister. Ready to try?

  • - [Mikey] Ready!

  • - [Elmo] Kindly kittens knitting mittens keep kazooing

  • in the kitchen.

  • - [Mikey] Uh, cooing cattles, sniffling melons keep

  • ah-chooing and their itchin'?

  • - [Foley] Aw. Good try, Mikey.

  • - [Elmo] That's okay, Mikey. Your tongue

  • got a little extra twisted. But you'll get it.

  • - [Foley] Oh yeah. Let's do it one more time.

  • I know you can do it, Mikey.

  • - [Mikey] Okay. Kindly kittens, uh, knitting mittens

  • Keep kazooing in the kitchen?

  • (Foley and Elmo cheer)

  • - [Foley] You did it!

  • - [Mikey] I did it. That is a tough one, E.

  • - [Elmo] Okay. Now let's try it all together.

  • - [3 Speakers] Kindly kittens knitting mittens

  • keep kazooing in the kitchen.

  • (Foley and Elmo cheer)

  • - [Foley] But know what Mikey, I liked it your way too.

  • - [Mikey] Now that is kind.

  • (springs bouncing)

  • - [Mikey] The tongue twister of the day

  • is brought to you by the letter "K".

  • And now, a word from our sponsor.

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  • That Karrie is so very kind

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  • It's kindness that's what's always

  • on her mind on her mind

  • On her mind

  • You might just get a kitten

  • Meow

  • Or a koala bear

  • ♪ A kilt or kite or kayak