“In segments about conflicts between Oscar and the others on the street, the show taught how children might cope with diversity in the context of school desegregation.”

“In segments about conflicts between Oscar and the others on the street, the show taught how children might cope with diversity in the context of school desegregation.”

“1. It’s okay to be different;”
“2. One man’s trash is another grouch’s treasure;”
“3. Embrace who you are and be yourself;”
“4. Just because you’re grouchy, doesn’t mean you can’t also be kind;”
“5. Emotions can be confusing.”

It’s not unkind to be honestly irritable. You can be disinterested in a subject of conversation.

While we try to be kind, it’s also okay to be like… welp can’t provide what you’re looking for right now.

Oscar is a great character who is really in tune with what he can provide. (1)Holds his own in being different. (2) Embracing his own views of what’s valuable (3) Stays true to himself (4) Takes risks in expressing himself (5) Explores the variety of challenging emotions <3

Source: In Praise of Oscar the Grouch

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