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An all-new season of Sesame Street premieres on HBO on Saturday, November 18th!

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: 166

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 479

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 696

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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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: 460

Kayla and Abby Sing the Alphabet

Abby and Kayla sing the alphabet together.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 992

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 407

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 632

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 142

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 308

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
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: 194

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 840

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: 320

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:49 Runtime

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