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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: 616

Letter of the Day Game Show: G

Cookie Monster has one minute to find three things.
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 1769

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 1286

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 1152

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
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2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1434

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
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2:9 Runtime
Plays: 1135

The Classical Alphabet

The alphabet is sung with a classical song.
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1:46 Runtime
Plays: 1789

Show Me a Sign

The letters of the alphabet in sign language
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1:35 Runtime
Plays: 1891

Kayla and Abby Sing the Alphabet

Abby and Kayla sing the alphabet together.
Literacy
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1434

Grover: Disco Alphabet Song

Grover is a disco king.
Literacy
2:15 Runtime
Plays: 1157

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: 3018

Word Play

Join your Sesame Street friends as they play together and learn new words!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Discover how kids can learn new words while you play together. Use the “discover words” feature to invite your child to tell the story in his or her own words.
Plays: 1274

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
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2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!

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