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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.

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Reading Adventures

Join Elmo and friends as they go on five reading adventures!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Together, enter a world of words anytime, anywhere as you read, explore, and tap! Choose a level that's right for your child.
Plays: 2078

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: 643

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
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1:42 Runtime
Plays: 310

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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1:30 Runtime
Plays: 75

Antonio Talks About Reading

Antonio talks about Goldilocks & the 3 Bears.
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0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1297

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
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2:10 Runtime
Plays: 245

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
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6:29 Runtime
Plays: 118

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
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0:53 Runtime
Plays: 283

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
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0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1544

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 853

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
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2:1 Runtime
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Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.

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