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An all-new season of Sesame Street premieres on HBO on Saturday, November 18th!

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: 738

Alphabet Rap

Elmo raps the alphabet.
1:28 Runtime
Plays: 1087

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 184

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 1378

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 38

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
2:40 Runtime
Plays: 653

A's Anatomy

Dr. Grover helps fix a letter A.
4:7 Runtime
Plays: 102

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
6:29 Runtime
Plays: 528

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 840

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 319

Toddler: Keyboard-O-Rama

Press any key to play with Elmo in this game for toddlers.
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Press a letter on the keyboard and listen as Elmo names an object. Ask your child to think of something else that begins with that letter.
Plays: 186

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 621

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
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.

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