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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: 117

Antonio Talks About Reading

Antonio talks about Goldilocks & the 3 Bears.
Literacy
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 4427

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: 1635

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
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1:36 Runtime
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 10379

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
Literacy
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 396

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 959

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 2213

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 1011

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
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1:38 Runtime
Plays: 1547

My Name is Zoe

Zoe spells her name out using blocks.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1669

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: 216

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
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2:29 Runtime
Plays: 167

Buzz Aldrin and Alex: Space

Buzz Aldrin talks to Alex about space.
Literacy
1:12 Runtime

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