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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: 1077

The Classical Alphabet

The alphabet is sung with a classical song.
Literacy
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 3059

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
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1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 1906

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: 1028

Terry Crews: Artist

Abby and Count help Terry Crews explain the word artist.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 1224

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
Literacy
2:5 Runtime
Plays: 144

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1497

Letter Dance Party

Big Bird and Snuffy are throwing a letter dance party and you’re invited! Practice letter recognition and boogie down with some fun party surprises.
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Help your child learn all about the first letter in her name. Together, say the letter out loud, practice tracing it while making the letter sound, and name different words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 794

Transportation

Zoe Saldana explains the word "transportation."
Literacy
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 953

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 1189

Monster Clubhouse: Alphabet

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
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6:1 Runtime
Plays: 824

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?
Plays: 1622

A's Anatomy

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

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