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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: 1471

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
Literacy
1:36 Runtime
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 774

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 1295

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.
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Try creating stories with your child. Write down what she says and read them back to her. Then invite her to illustrate them.
Plays: 561

Grover Flies: F

Grover shows the letter F and how he flies.
Literacy
1:48 Runtime
Plays: 418

Letter of the Day Game Show: G

Cookie Monster has one minute to find three things.
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 10545

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 60

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
Plays: 1439

Show Me a Sign

The letters of the alphabet in sign language
Literacy
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 591

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 2281

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 956

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
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2:23 Runtime
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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.
Plays: 946

Rappin' Alphabet

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

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