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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: 3669

Story Book Builder

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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 1911

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: 17550

Sesame Street Alphabet

All of the Sesame Street muppets sing a new alphabet song!
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
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Go on a neighborhood letter hunt! Point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 2734

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: 799

Transportation

Zoe Saldana explains the word "transportation."
Literacy
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 1718

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 41

G is for Grandparents

G is for grandparents. They are great!
Literacy
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 1431

Dr. No

A Monsterpiece Theatre presentation
Literacy
3:55 Runtime
Plays: 7829

Letter of the Day: A

Get up, get down to the letter of the day with Elmo and friends!
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1652

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 2099

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 1080

The Classical Alphabet

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

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