Star cursor
Close
Close
Sign up for a free Sesame Street account today for the ability to favorite videos and games, access your watch history, and more!

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: 316

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 202

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
LiteracyMath
0:30 Runtime
Plays: 577

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 208

Letter G Game

Grover hosts the Letter G Game.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 503

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
Literacy
2:2 Runtime
Close
Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 502

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 191

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 499

Jumping Rhymes

Abby and Zoe teach Rosita to jump and rhyme!
Literacy
Close
Help your child rhyme like Rosita! Explain that words that rhyme end with the same sound. Think of words that rhyme with "fun" and "sun." Then, pick another word and find more rhymes!
Plays: 2181

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 812

Grover, Elmo, and the Alphabet

Grover and Elmo recite the alphabet.
Literacy
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 694

Letter V Salesman

Grover tries to sell the letter V.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
Plays: 1265

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
LiteracyMath
1:8 Runtime
Close
Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?

Pages