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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: 1021

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
1:31 Runtime
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 563

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 382

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: 1790

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 112

Telephone in Spanish

Snuffy and Bird learn the Spanish for phone.
0:46 Runtime
Plays: 529

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 506

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
2:5 Runtime
Plays: 65

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
2:40 Runtime
Plays: 249

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 568

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 63

Sons of Poetry

The Sons of Poetry circle their bikes to find the perfect rhyme
5:8 Runtime
Plays: 1187

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.

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