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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: 218

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 33

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 653

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 88

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
3:2 Runtime
Plays: 307

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
2:5 Runtime
Plays: 1124

B is for Bedtime with Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross gets ready for bed with things that start with B!
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 959

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 3158

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 95

Paul Rudd: Brilliant

Paul Rudd and Grover show brilliant.
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 156

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 757

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
2:19 Runtime
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 23

D is for Dogs

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

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