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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: 1138

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 1389

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
Literacy
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 1956

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
Literacy
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 1031

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1547

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: 452

Bill Hader: Grouchy

Bill Hader, Murray, and Elmo explains the word grouchy.
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 72

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1715

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
Literacy
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 527

Jumping Rhymes

Abby and Zoe teach Rosita to jump and rhyme!
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Help your child rhyme like Rosita! Explain that words that rhyme end with the same sound. Think of words that rhyme with "fun" and "sun." Then, pick another word and find more rhymes!
Plays: 506

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y, and sings a song with Elmo about it.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 966

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 998

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
Literacy
1:44 Runtime

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