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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: 225

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 3369

Letter of the Day: A

Get up, get down to the letter of the day with Elmo and friends!
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1104

Story Book Builder

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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 415

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 288

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: 308

The Classical Alphabet

The alphabet is sung with a classical song.
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 677

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 692

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 499

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: 1583

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 583

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
2:47 Runtime

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