Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

1.56K reviews
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About this app

Laugh and learn as you help a Sesame Street monster friend calm down and solve everyday challenges. This bilingual (English and Spanish), research-based app helps your child learn Sesame’s “Breathe, Think, Do” strategy for problem-solving. Tap and touch to help the monster friend take deep breaths, think of plans, and try them out! Your child will enjoy silly animations and playful interactions as she is exposed to important emotional vocabulary, a calm breathing technique, personalized encouragements, and more!

• Explore five interactive activities with a unique, everyday challenge
• Tap, pop bubbles, and more to help the monster breathe, think, and do to solve problems and feel better
• Personalize encouraging phrases that your child will hear as they help the monster think of a plan*
• ”Breathe with the Monster” activity to help children practice taking deep breaths to calm down
• Robust Parent Section with great resources for navigating everyday challenges with your young child

*We’re sorry, but if you’re using any device without a built in microphone, this feature will not be supported.

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame is intended for parents and caregivers to use with their young children (ages 2-5).

PLEASE NOTE: Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame is a very robust app and requires a strong wifi connection to ensure a complete download process.
• If you’re having download issues, please ensure you have a strong wifi connection and try rebooting your device. If the download does not resume, delete the app or end the download process and start again.
• If you’re having installation issues or the app is stuck on the loading screen, delete the app and reinstall while connected to a strong wifi signal.
• If you continue to have trouble, we encourage you to reach out to us. We want to ensure our tools are working and your family has an opportunity to enjoy Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame.

This app aims to teach Sesame’s “Breathe, Think, Do” strategy for problem-solving. The app is part of Sesame Street’s Little Children, Big Challenges initiative, which aims to provide tools to help children build skills for resilience, and overcome everyday challenges and more stressful situations and transitions. You can access other Sesame Street resilience materials online, at
Updated on
Jul 19, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Location and App activity
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

1.14K reviews
A Google user
February 22, 2019
I have a 5 yr old Aspergers/ADHD son who is prone to tantrums and hitting I am giving this 4 stars because he seems to enjoy this app over similar (more highly rated) apps. Unfortunately, it has very few examples, and often suggests solutions either not typically available or encourages a child to have someone else do the task. However, it does provide a good simple "model" he has memorized, so we can play-act being the monster and pop imaginary bubbles when he needs to deal w/real situations.
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A Google user
July 23, 2019
Not enough in the app to keep it. My son had gone through the whole app in 45 min. and was done. Yes he could go over the app a couple more times but then it is pretty much pointless. I wish there was more scenarios because I do love the app the concept is great just wish they would have went a little farther with it.
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La La
February 22, 2023
If you know what this app is for, it's great for kids and adults. If the user currently thinks Sesame Street is for babies, as kids will do at times, try a different app. As an adult, I use it to ground myself when I'm overwhelmed. It's simple and gives you something to focus on. I think it's a great tool to develop emotional regulation and intelligence. Teaches: - physical cues of negative emotions - how to pause and assess - how to break down a problem and work on a solution - empathy
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Improved mobile device support.