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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: 227

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 545

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 534

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 978

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

Elmo and Amy Ryan pretend to be paleontologists.
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 83


Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1453

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 411

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 400

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
1:38 Runtime
Plays: 539

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
2:5 Runtime
Plays: 261

Kellan Lutz - Vibrate

Kellan Lutz shows Cookie Monster different things that vibrate.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 812

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 608

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
2:27 Runtime