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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: 2703

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1627

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
Literacy
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 1421

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
LiteracySocial Development
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 648

Transportation

Zoe Saldana explains the word "transportation."
Literacy
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 7293

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and point out different letters you see. Talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 723

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y, and sings a song with Elmo about it.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 420

M is for Music

There is music everywhere in the world around us...the letter M is for music!
ArtsLiteracy
1:6 Runtime
Plays: 1290

Super Grover: Go!

Elmo and Super Grover dance to the word "Go."
HealthLiteracy
0:21 Runtime
Plays: 2627

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: 1594

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 15554

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: 2232

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.

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