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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: 408

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
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0:34 Runtime
Plays: 2346

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: 845

Abby's Gift Rap

Help Abby wrap her gifts by completing the rhymes.
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Help your child make up silly words that rhyme with her name. For example, you might rhyme Carly with darley or starley! How many silly rhyming words can you come up with?
Plays: 2022

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?
Plays: 335

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
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0:43 Runtime
Plays: 797

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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2:23 Runtime
Plays: 71

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
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0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1115

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
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1:19 Runtime
Plays: 1444

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
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2:13 Runtime
Plays: 1127

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
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1:12 Runtime
Plays: 139

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
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0:51 Runtime
Plays: 570

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
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1:45 Runtime

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