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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: 179

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
Literacy
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 1468

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
Literacy
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 891

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
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0:55 Runtime
Plays: 476

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
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0:43 Runtime
Plays: 681

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
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1:25 Runtime
Plays: 760

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
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2:20 Runtime
Plays: 1009

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
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1:26 Runtime
Plays: 2159

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 487

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
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1:32 Runtime
Plays: 2546

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
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0:41 Runtime
Plays: 1803

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 1911

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.

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