Sesame Street Scrapbook Ideas

Dana Hinders
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Sesame Street scrapbook paper and embellishments make it easy to create memorable layouts for your child.

Making a Sesame Street Scrapbook

As one of the most popular children's programs in history, Sesame Street appeals to both the young and the young at heart. There are many different ways to include your child's favorite Sesame Street characters in your scrapbook pages. For example:

  • You can design a Cookie Monster page that describes a day spent baking cookies with your child.
  • On your next bath time layout, feature Ernie and his rubber ducky next to photos of your child splashing in the tub.
  • A layout about your child's messy room just isn't complete without Oscar the Grouch embellishments.
  • Use the Count to accent a layout describing how your preschooler is busy learning his/her numbers.
  • Make a clever play on the "Elmo's World" concept and design a page that features your child's favorite things and daily routine.

Of course, Sesame Street scrapbook paper and embellishments also work well for theme albums. Try create a mini-book featuring photos of your child and his/her favorite characters to teach numbers, letters, shapes, or colors in a fun and entertaining way.

Making a Sesame Street Paper Piecing

If you're having trouble finding pre-made Sesame Street products that fit your needs, try creating a paper piecing of Big Bird, Elmo, or your favorite character. Paper piecing is a simple scrapbook technique that involves cutting different shapes out of colored paper and pasting them back together like a jigsaw puzzle to create a one-of-a-kind accent for your layout.

The following links have free coloring pages that can easily be adapted for use as paper piecing patterns:

Journaling Ideas for Sesame Street Layouts

Sesame Street characters are a great addition to your child's scrapbook.

Quotes make a great accent for any scrapbook page, including layouts with a Sesame Street theme. For example:

  • "Hello boys and girls. Welcome to Sesame Street." --Big Bird
  • "Cookie Monster thief, not liar." --Cookie Monster
  • "C is for cookie." --Cookie Monster
  • "Hey rubber-ducky, you're the one. You make bath time lots of fun." --Ernie
  • "Hello everybodeeeeeeeee! It is I, Grover" --Grover
  • "Scram!" --Oscar the Grouch
  • "Now leave me alone and get lost!" --Oscar the Grouch

Many Sesame Street fans say music is the most important part of the show. If you're looking for the lyrics to your favorite Sesame street song, check out the Sesame Street Lyrics Archive website. Although this is not an official Sesame Street website, it's a fairly comprehensive tribute to all your favorite muppets.

For a cute and clever title treatment on your Sesame Street layouts, you may want download the free Sesame Street font that features your favorite characters peeking out from behind each letter of the alphabet. To add extra pizazz to your page, fill in the letters with markers, chalk, or colored pencils.

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Sesame Street Scrapbook Ideas