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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: 222

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
LiteracyMath
0:30 Runtime
Plays: 1145

Eva Longoria: Exquisite

Eva Longoria shows us "exquisite."
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 768

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 313

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
Literacy
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 776

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 6

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 570

Grover's Story Circle

Telling stories while taking turns is a great way to work together… and let creativity fly! Create a silly story with your Sesame Street friends Grover, Abby, Elmo, and Oscar.
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Try creating stories with your child. Write down what she says and read them back to her. Then invite her to illustrate them.
Plays: 845

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
Literacy
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 1037

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 1084

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 71

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 59

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime

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