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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: 924

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 3258

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
Literacy
2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 633

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
Literacy
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 111

Zoe's Favorite Book

Zoe tells Telly about her favorite book.
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 79

M is for Music

There is music everywhere in the world around us...the letter M is for music!
ArtsLiteracy
1:6 Runtime
Plays: 836

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1085

Letters to Big Bird

Learn letters with Big Bird.
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Count the number of things in the game that begin with the same letter. Then, ask your child to think of other words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 115

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
LiteracySocial Development
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 435

Kellan Lutz - Vibrate

Kellan Lutz shows Cookie Monster different things that vibrate.
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 1992

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: 877

D is for Dinosaur

Danielle the dinosaur meets friends at the diner!
Literacy
1:18 Runtime
Plays: 1562

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
LiteracyMath
1:8 Runtime
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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?

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