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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: 1593

Letter V Salesman

Grover tries to sell the letter V.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
Plays: 1774

Super Grover: Go!

Elmo and Super Grover dance to the word "Go."
HealthLiteracy
0:21 Runtime
Plays: 1304

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
Literacy
1:38 Runtime
Plays: 1668

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 182

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
LiteracySocial Development
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1063

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
Literacy
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 536

Johnny Galecki: Transform

Johnny Galecki explains the word "transform."
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 2096

Melissa McCarthy - Choreographer

Melissa McCarthy, Elmo, and a penguin choreograph a new dance.
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
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Make up your own dance together! Pick your favorite song and make up 3 dance moves. You can even teach your dance to family and friends!
Plays: 1171

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Fragile

Jesse Tyler Ferguson explains "fragile."
Literacy
1:50 Runtime
Plays: 8657

Letter of the Day: A

Get up, get down to the letter of the day with Elmo and friends!
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 2466

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 1911

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
Literacy
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.

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