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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: 490

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 176

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 1191

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 206

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: 416

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 187

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 45

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 1421

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 57

D is for Dinosaur

Danielle the dinosaur meets friends at the diner!
1:18 Runtime
Plays: 432

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 756

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: 789

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
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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