From the creators of Sesame Street, a new preschool series, Bea’s Block promises to take young viewers on one incredible journey. The upcoming TV series will walk preschoolers through how to navigate and embrace diversity, kindness, and feelings. The show ill also have an added bonus of music composed internationally renowned composer, YolanDa Brown.

Bea’s Block was created with the educational approach and heart you’ve come to expect from the makers of Sesame Street,” Kay Wilson Stallings, Sesame Workshop’s Executive Vice President, Chief Production and Creative Development Officer stated in a recent press release.


“Bea and her friends always want to help, but it can take a little time for them to figure out the best way to do so. As they navigate friendships and the world around them, the series shows that kindness can be fun and humorous while giving kids the vocabulary to express their feelings and helping them develop insight into big emotions like excitement or sadness.”

Bea’s Block characters. SESAME WORKSHOP

Bea’s Block will be comprised of 22 episodes, broken down into two 12-minute stories. Each episode will showcases the characters in several teachable and adorable adventures.

Bea’s Block characters. SESAME WORKSHOP

Veering from Sesame Street puppetry, the characters on the upcoming series are wooden blocks instead of puppets. All characters reside in a diverse neighborhood called “Blocktown.”

In terms of her collaboration with the upcoming project, award-winning saxophonist, author, philanthropist, and mother-of-two, YolanDa Brown couldn’t be more elated as she feels that the series will unquestionably teach children important lessons of how to value and understand some of life’s most important values.

“What really drew me to Bea’s Block was the show’s commitment to weaving stories filled with kindness, empathy, and love. It’s so important for children to see and understand these values,” Brown said in an exclusive first-look interview with

“As a musician, the prospect of composing music that would not only complement but enhance these narratives was incredibly exciting,” she continued. “It felt like a natural extension of my own artistic journey and it was such a pleasure to contribute to a show that aligns so closely with my values.”

Each episode of the series will feature a unique song, created and composed by the British musician and co-founder of the music venue and restaurant, Soul Mama London.

Bea’s Block will start streaming on Max February 15.

Photo: Sesame Workshop; YolanDa Brown Instagram

Tiffany Silva

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