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  • (upbeat music)

  • La, la, la, la

  • La, la, la, la

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • Elmo's full of wonder

  • Wonder what you will discover

  • In Elmo's Wonderful World

  • - [Cookie Monster] Monster Edition.

  • - (laughs) Hi, welcome to Elmo's World. (chuckles)

  • Guess what Elmo is wondering about today?

  • Wait for it.

  • (twinkling)

  • (chuckles) Wait for it.

  • (magical music)

  • (laughing)

  • Winter holidays.

  • Elmo's friends are celebrating the winter holidays

  • by singing Christmas carols.

  • Fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • - Oh, that was wonderful.

  • (caroler laughs)

  • (laughs) Boy, Elmo wants to learn

  • all about winter holidays.

  • - Did me hear someone say holidays?

  • - Yeah! (chuckles)

  • Does Cookie Monster know about winter holidays?

  • - Me know all about winter holidays.

  • There's Snicker Doodle Day and Chocolate Chippy Day.

  • - Ah, Cookie Monster, Cookie Monster.

  • Elmo doesn't think that those are winter holidays.

  • Actually, Elmo doesn't think those are holidays at all.

  • - Okay, then me not know about winter holidays.

  • - Ah, well that's okay Cookie Monster.

  • What do we do to learn something new?

  • - Um.

  • - [Elmo, Cookie Monster, And Children] We look it up!

  • - 'Tis the season to learn about winter holidays.

  • (sleigh bells ringing)

  • Over here.

  • - What? Oh.

  • - [Smartie] Winter holidays are special days you celebrate

  • with friends and family.

  • During the holidays, people love to decorate their houses.

  • Like for Christmas and Three Kings Day,

  • people put up trees and lights.

  • Or for Hanukkah, people put out a menorah.

  • And for Kwanzaa, a kinara.

  • They also cook special foods to share with family.

  • Gingerbread cookies!

  • King cake!

  • Pass the potato pancakes, please!

  • Winter holidays are a time to spend together

  • with family and friends.

  • Look at the party hats and noise makers.

  • It must be New Year's Eve.

  • Happy New Year!

  • (Smartie giggling)

  • (sleigh bells ringing)

  • - Awe, Elmo loves spending time

  • with his family and friends during the holidays.

  • - Yeah, me too.

  • But me also like funny hats and balloons.

  • - Yeah!

  • Oh, hey!

  • That gives Elmo an idea.

  • Oh, does Cookie Monster wanna play a game with Elmo?

  • - Yeah, me do.

  • - Well, come on.

  • - Oh, wait for me.

  • (upbeat music)

  • - Elmo wonders if we can help this monster

  • celebrate New Year's Eve.

  • Are you ready?

  • - Yeah, me ready.

  • - [In Unison] Then let's play!

  • - [Elmo] Let's see.

  • There's a snorkel, a party hat, and a noise maker.

  • (noise maker honks)

  • - [Cookie Monster] Ah-ha, that funny noise.

  • - [Elmo] Cookie Monster.

  • - [Cookie Monster] Sorry.

  • So what he need for New Year's Eve party?

  • Oh, noise maker. (dings)

  • - [Child 1] Try the noise maker.

  • - [Cookie Monster] Oh, nice.

  • Now, what he need?

  • Oh, me know, snorkel.

  • (bell dinging)

  • - [Children] Not a snorkel.

  • That's for swimming.

  • - [Elmo] Right, a snorkel is for swimming.

  • Bye-bye, snorkel. (laughs)

  • Now, what's left?

  • The party hat!

  • Yay, we did it!

  • - [Cookie Monster] Happy New Year, monster!

  • (party noises) (clap)

  • - (laughs) Boy, Elmo loves the winter holidays.

  • - Me too.

  • - Hey, that makes Elmo wonder even more.

  • Does Mr. Noodle like the winter holidays?

  • Oh, oh, oh, let's ask him, Cookie!

  • - Yeah, yeah, yeah!

  • (Elmo laughing)

  • - [In Unison] Hey, Mr. Noodle!

  • (magical music)

  • - Hey, it's Mr. Noodle's poodle, Schmoodle.

  • (kids laughing)

  • - Hi, Schmoodle. - [Kids] It's Schmoodle.

  • (barking)

  • - Schmoodle, do you like winter holidays?

  • (barking)

  • - [Cookie Monster] Yeah, that sound like yes to me.

  • - [Elmo] Show us how you dress

  • for your favorite winter holidays.

  • - [Children] Yeah, show us how.

  • (cartoonish footsteps)

  • He's a leprechaun dressed for St. Patrick's Day.

  • - [Elmo] Nice leprechaun costume.

  • But St. Patrick's Day isn't a winter holiday.

  • - [Cookie Monster] Okay, me give you hint.

  • It cold in winter.

  • (cartoonish footsteps)

  • - [Child 1] He's dressed as a ghost.

  • - [Child 2] He's trick-or-treating.

  • - [Elmo] Schmoodle's closer,

  • but Halloween happens in the fall, not the winter.

  • - [Cookie Monster] Try again, Schmoodle.

  • (cartoonish footsteps)

  • - [Children] He's Santa!

  • - [Cookie Monster] He look like Santa Paws.

  • - [Elmo] Yeah, Christmas is definitely a winter holiday.

  • - Thanks for showing us your favorite winter holiday.

  • - Bye Schmoodle, happy holidays!

  • Boy, learning new things makes Elmo so happy.

  • It makes him want to dance!

  • Come on!

  • Monster, monster, dance, dance

  • Monster, monster, dance, dance

  • When we learn something new

  • We do the Monster Dance dance

  • Let's see your Monster Dance.

  • Yeah, cool!

  • See you next time.

  • Keep learning.

  • Elmo loves you.

  • - Cookie Monster too!

  • Monster, monster, dance, dance

  • Monster, monster, dance, dance

  • When we learn something new

  • We do the Monster Dance dance

  • (disco ball whirling)

  • (whimsical kazoo music)

  • La, la, la, la

  • La, la, la, la

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la la

  • Elmo's full of wonder

  • Wonder what you discover

  • In Elmo's Wonderful World

  • - (laughs) Hi, welcome to Elmo's World.

  • (chuckles) Guess what Elmo is wondering about today?

  • Wait for it.

  • (chuckles) Wait for it!

  • (baby cooing)

  • (dog barking) (toy squeaking)

  • (train whistles)

  • Toys! All kinds of toys.

  • Boy, Elmo loves toys,

  • and wants to find out all about them.

  • Oh, let's ask Elmo's friend, Smartie.

  • Let's call her together.

  • - [Elmo And Children] Oh, Smartie.

  • (toy car honking)

  • - Hiya, Elmo.

  • Like my ride?

  • - Yeah!

  • Smartie has a toy car.

  • Oh, and that's great,

  • because Elmo wants to learn all about toys!

  • - Well, what do we do to learn something new?