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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: 3343

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: 1894

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
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1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 464

Telephone in Spanish

Snuffy and Bird learn the Spanish for phone.
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0:46 Runtime
Plays: 2293

Super Grover: Go!

Elmo and Super Grover dance to the word "Go."
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0:21 Runtime
Plays: 2354

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
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2:10 Runtime
Plays: 5536

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
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0:35 Runtime
Plays: 5110

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
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0:50 Runtime
Plays: 2969

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: 229

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
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0:51 Runtime
Plays: 1166

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
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1:41 Runtime
Plays: 673

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
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1:32 Runtime
Plays: 2710

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?

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