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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: 199

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 306

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 465

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 1425

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 377

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.
Plays: 280

Terry Crews: Artist

Abby and Count help Terry Crews explain the word artist.
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 209

In the Nick of Rhyme

It's super rhyme time with Super Grover!
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Help your child rhyme like Super Grover! Try to remember some of the objects from the game and see if you can think of another word that ends in the same sound.
Plays: 640

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 560

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
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: 881

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 762

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: 290

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
2:11 Runtime

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