|Air date||April 7, 2022|
|Season||Season 52 (2021-2022)|
|COLD OPEN||Grover tries introducing today's theme of kindness, while Elmo acts kind toward him, making him lose his train of thought.|
(First: Episode 4702)
|SCENE 1||It's story time, and Rosita has brought Kind Kalima for Alan to read. He begins to, but several customers take priority when they show up.|
|SCENE 1 cont'd||This schedule change of course disappoints everyone, but Julia especially, who runs to the community center upset. Elmo and Rosita come over to help cheer her up, bringing up different games they could play, but Julia doesn't want to do anything but story time. Alan arrives, giving everyone a false sense of hope that it's story time, but all he does is bring them a snack. When seeing Julia upset, Alan suggests painting as an alternative to story time.|
|SCENE 1 cont'd||To Julia's suggestion, the three of them all paint pictures of Alan: Rosita painted Alan giving them a snack, Elmo painted Alan playing ball, and Julia's painted story time. Elmo realizes that all the paintings are of Alan doing something kind, just like Kind Kalima, which gives Julia an idea: what if they make a book out of their three creations?|
|SCENE 1 cont'd||When Alan is done, Rosita and Elmo read to Alan their book: Kind Alan.|
|Insert||I Wonder, What If, Let's Try|
Jaba and Starmya's storybook has already been checked out, so they write their own to make up for it.
|Muppets||Elmo and friends sing and clap as they find out the letter of the day - K.|
|Film||K Is for Kindness: A girl talks about ways one can be kind to others, animals, and the Earth.|
(First: Episode 5032)
|SCENE 2||Elmo and Abby think of different ways to be kind, including planting flowers and recycling. They then hear the sounds of a familiar food truck...|
|Muppets||Cookie Monster's Foodie Truck|
On a hot day, a boy wants to do something kind for his friends and orders some refreshing fruit smoothies. Cookie Monster and Gonger have all they need, except for milk, so they drive to the farm and factory to see the process of making milk.
(First: Episode 4828)
|Muppets||Elmo and Abby pose as astronauts and sing about finding the number of the day by counting Martians. Today, there are 14.|
(First: Episode 5104)
|Celebrity||Hailee Steinfeld sings "I Wonder, What If, Let's Try."|
(First: Episode 5103)
|Muppets||Elmo's World: Kindness|
(First: Episode 4702)
|SCENE 3||Elmo and Julia sign off.|
- Performers for the chickens include Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Peter Linz, and Martin P. Robinson.
- As with previous episodes that prominently feature Julia, this episode aired on PBS concurrently with HBO Max, departing from the established deal between HBO and Sesame Workshop that allows PBS to broadcast new episodes after a nine month window.
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