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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: 312

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
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1:53 Runtime
Plays: 1045

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.
Plays: 1078

Letters to Big Bird

Learn letters with Big Bird.
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Count the number of things in the game that begin with the same letter. Then, ask your child to think of other words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 581

Cookie Eats the Letter O

Cookie Monster shows us the letter of the day.
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1:21 Runtime
Plays: 710

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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2:23 Runtime
Plays: 1547

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
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1:8 Runtime
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Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?
Plays: 1850

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: 172

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 2446

ABC Hip Hop

Miles sings the alphabet with monsters.
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1:39 Runtime
Plays: 734

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
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1:38 Runtime
Plays: 2301

Things that Rhyme with Mando

Mando and friends sing about Spanish words that rhyme with Mando
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2:31 Runtime
Plays: 257

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
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3:2 Runtime

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