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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: 1058

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
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1:38 Runtime
Plays: 1179

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 1449

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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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. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 4670

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: 1043

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
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1:46 Runtime
Plays: 908

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
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1:42 Runtime
Plays: 884

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
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2:51 Runtime
Plays: 822

Letter of the Day: D

Today's letter of the day is D! Dance, dinosaur and daisy all start with the letter D.
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0:45 Runtime
Plays: 1880

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
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1:31 Runtime
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 717

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
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6:14 Runtime
Plays: 100

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 790

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?

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