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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: 533

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
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1:52 Runtime
Plays: 315

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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1:30 Runtime
Plays: 4660

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!
Plays: 318

Johnny Galecki: Transform

Johnny Galecki explains the word "transform."
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1:44 Runtime
Plays: 2698

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
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2:19 Runtime
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 506

Grover Flies: F

Grover shows the letter F and how he flies.
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1:48 Runtime
Plays: 1000

Toddler: Keyboard-O-Rama

Press any key to play with Elmo in this game for toddlers.
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Press a letter on the keyboard and listen as Elmo names an object. Ask your child to think of something else that begins with that letter.
Plays: 999

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
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3:15 Runtime
Plays: 995

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: 1292

Kayla and Abby Sing the Alphabet

Abby and Kayla sing the alphabet together.
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0:53 Runtime
Plays: 598

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: 1167

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.

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