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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: 314

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
Literacy
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 420

Spanish Word of the Day: Feliz

Feliz means happy in Spanish.
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 248

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
Literacy
1:27 Runtime
Plays: 515

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: 1686

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
Literacy
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 46

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
Plays: 239

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 2705

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 541

Cookie Eats the Letter O

Cookie Monster shows us the letter of the day.
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 1748

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: 58

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
Literacy
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 1579

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?

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