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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: 2432

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 373

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 600

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
Literacy
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 1802

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 1661

Word Play

Join your Sesame Street friends as they play together and learn new words!
Literacy
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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: 615

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 624

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
Plays: 423

Grover Flies: F

Grover shows the letter F and how he flies.
Literacy
1:48 Runtime
Plays: 10542

ABCs of Moving You w/ Usher

Usher sings an active song about the ABC's.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
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Make letters with your body! Try making a C, an L, and a P!
Plays: 1547

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
Literacy
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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: 3379

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
Literacy
2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 56

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

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

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