Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com
Popular children’s television series Sisimpur will celebrate its 19th anniversary in Bangladesh on April 15, said a press release.
Sisimpur began its journey with the aim to turn learning into a more enjoyable experience for pre-primary and primary level children.
Sesame Workshop Bangladesh initiated Sisimpur in Bangladesh with the support of USAID/Bangladesh.
Sisimpur works to help children in identifying letters, identifying letters from words, matching words with letters, creating sentences with words and foundational numeracy through popular television shows and printed materials.
The contents of Sisimpur have an edutainment format which focuses on engaging children with its entertaining characters and educates children on various themes.
The 15th season of Sisimpur is currently being aired on different television channels, including BTV, Duronta TV and Maasranga TV, where the show introduced a new character named Julia, who is a four-year-old muppet with autism along with other characters, namely Halum, Tuktuki, Ikri and Shiku.
Sisimpur has introduced ten story books written in Braille for visually impaired children this year.