From age 2 to 6, Shola Lynch was one of the kids on Sesame Street in the early 1970s. She is best known for Muppet & Kid Moments. She would later be reunited with Kermit the Frog in the 1989 special Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting.
Lynch went on to become a nationally ranked track athlete. She received a liberal arts B.A. with honors from the University of Texas, and a M.A. in American History from the University of California, Riverside. She later produced and directed documentaries including CHISHOLM '72 - Unbought and Unbossed (which aired on the PBS series P.O.V.) and served as a producer for Anderson Cooper: 360.
|Episode 0306||Big Bird tells Shola that he's been having some trouble figuring out big and little. Shola says that she's little and Big Bird is big. Big Bird says, "Oh! That must be why they call me Big Bird." Shola answers, "Yeah! You're Big Bird. I'm Shola."|
|Episode 0306||Big Bird and Shola demonstrate short and long.|
|Episode 0534|| Kermit, Shola and Fannie have just finished watching the previous film. Shola hugs Kermit, and he comments, "She learned a lot from the octopus ... how to squeeze!"
|Episode 0537||Ernie, Bert and Shola talk about taking a nap.|
|Episode 0542|| Ernie, Bert and Shola demonstrate between.
|Episode 0544||Ernie, Bert and Shola use balls to demonstrate "big," "small," "smaller, and "smallest" with four balls.|
|Episode 0548|| Ernie, Bert and Shola add 1 to 5.
|Episode 0550||Ernie, Bert and Shola demonstrate happy, sad, scared and mad.|
|Episode 0551|| Ernie, Bert, and Shola observe a letter A. Ernie calls out, "A, Bert!"
|Episode 0553||Kermit demonstrates the concept of being next to someone, with assistance from Shola and Fannie.|
|Episode 0560||Ernie, Bert and Shola talk about the letter X.|
|Episode 0581||Ernie's lost the nickel he was going to use for candy, so Shola gives him another one.|
|Episode 0687||Ernie and Shola talk about a lunchbox.|
|Episode 0549||Ernie and Bert discuss "heavy" and "light" with Shola.|
|Episode 0570||Kermit, Shola, and Fannie discuss giraffes (leading into a film of real giraffes with music by Joe Raposo). Shola enjoys manhandling Kermit, and jerks his head up and down to demonstrate the concepts of "down and high".|
|Episode 0619|| Kermit, Shola, and Fannie count legs and heads.