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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: 1833

Word Play

Join your Sesame Street friends as they play together and learn new words!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Discover how kids can learn new words while you play together. Use the “discover words” feature to invite your child to tell the story in his or her own words.
Plays: 2148

Things that Rhyme with Mando

Mando and friends sing about Spanish words that rhyme with Mando
Literacy
2:31 Runtime
Plays: 62

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
Literacy
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 1093

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 958

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 388

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 323

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 297

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 1684

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?
Plays: 957

Grover, Elmo, and the Alphabet

Grover and Elmo recite the alphabet.
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0:51 Runtime
Plays: 76

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 529

Bubble Letters

Pop the bubbles!
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Write out all of the letters in your child?s name. Together, talk about the sound that each letter makes.

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