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Literacy

Reading and writing for young children begins by sharing books and stories, alphabet songs and games, rhymes, and early drawing and writing experiences. When children see written words, it helps them recognize letters and understand meaning in text. Reading also builds their vocabulary.

Plays: 286

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 257

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 918

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 560

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Fragile

Jesse Tyler Ferguson explains "fragile."
1:50 Runtime
Plays: 477

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
1:38 Runtime
Plays: 271

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 3218

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 490

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 194

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
0:30 Runtime
Plays: 1786

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 621

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
2:23 Runtime
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Talk about the word jealous, a strong feeling you have when you want something that someone else has. Together, talk about a time when your child felt jealous and what she did to feel better.
Plays: 24

Antonio Talks About Reading

Antonio talks about Goldilocks & the 3 Bears.
0:53 Runtime

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