US: MakerBot signs deal for 3D printed Sesame Street toys

Mr. Snuffleupagus is the first Sesame Street character to be available for download and 3D printing.
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MakerBot has signed Sesame Street as its first global licensed brand and will bring 3D printable Sesame Street content to the MakerBot Digital Store and MakerBot retail stores.

Mr. Snuffleupagus is the first Sesame Street character to be available for download and 3D printing at

Additional Sesame Street characters will follow in the next few months and Sesame Street 3D printed models are expected to be available soon for purchase in MakerBot Retail Stores.

“We are really proud to launch our first branded and licensed 3D printed products for the MakerBot Digital Store and MakerBot Retail Stores with Sesame Street,” said Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot.

“Sesame Street has always been near and dear to my heart. I used to work for Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, and I grew up watching Sesame Street.

"Having the ability to 3D print a beloved character, or soon, an entire set of cherished characters, will be really fun and educational.

"3D printing is like having an engineering education in a box, but with Sesame Street, it has a playful and familiar twist.”

Mr. Snuffleupagus will make his first 3D printed debut at the Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo, California on May 17th and 18th, at the MakerBot booth, with 'Snuffy' figurines set to be hidden around the event.

Visitors that find a Snuffy figurine can bring the 3D printed Snuffleupagus to the MakerBot booth and take a 'SnuffySelfie' photo in front of the eight-foot tall, 3D printed replica of Sesame Street’s iconic lamp and sign post.

Contestants who post their photos to Twitter or Instagram have the chance to win a MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer, $100 worth of MakerBot Digital Store content, three spools of MakerBot PLA Filament and select Sesame Street merchandise.

The Sesame Street characters on the MakerBot Digital Store, beginning with Snuffy, will be available at and will start at $1.29 for individual models.


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