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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: 5188

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
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2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 1003

Telly, Oscar And The Letter B

Telly and Oscar talk about the letter B.
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1:9 Runtime
Plays: 2715

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
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0:41 Runtime
Plays: 1656

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
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2:29 Runtime
Plays: 2174

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: 1171

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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2:23 Runtime
Plays: 632

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
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2:1 Runtime
Plays: 2955

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 1630

Dr. No

A Monsterpiece Theatre presentation
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3:55 Runtime
Plays: 1349

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 3116

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
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0:49 Runtime
Plays: 7113

Outer Space ABCs

Blast off for an alphabet song in outer space!
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1:20 Runtime
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter and as a lowercase letter. Signs, store windows, and books are great places to look!

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