Star cursor
Close
Close
Sign up for a free Sesame Street account today for the ability to favorite videos and games, access your watch history, and more!

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: 282

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
Literacy
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 374

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
Literacy
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 237

Paul Rudd: Brilliant

Paul Rudd and Grover show brilliant.
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 709

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 2914

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
Literacy
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 254

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1436

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
Literacy
1:31 Runtime
Close
It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 2602

B is for Bedtime with Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross gets ready for bed with things that start with B!
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 689

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 678

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.
Literacy
Close
Try creating stories with your child. Write down what she says and read them back to her. Then invite her to illustrate them.
Plays: 100

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
Literacy
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 743

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
Close
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.

Pages