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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: 204

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 93

Telly Is Cold

Telly makes the word "cold."
1:4 Runtime
Plays: 374

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 245

Grover Flies: F

Grover shows the letter F and how he flies.
1:48 Runtime
Plays: 148

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 784

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
1:8 Runtime
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Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?
Plays: 293

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 185

Alphabet Soup

Help Cookie Monster make words in his soup!
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Ask your child, "What letter does the noodle words begin with?" Help him to think of other familiar words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 13

Buzz Aldrin and Alex: Space

Buzz Aldrin talks to Alex about space.
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 141

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 84

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 4618

Sesame Street Alphabet

All of the Sesame Street muppets sing a new alphabet song!
2:37 Runtime
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Go on a neighborhood letter hunt! Point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.

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