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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: 320

Cookie Eats the Letter O

Cookie Monster shows us the letter of the day.
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 5

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 102

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 259

Abby's Gift Rap

Help Abby wrap her gifts by completing the rhymes.
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Help your child make up silly words that rhyme with her name. For example, you might rhyme Carly with darley or starley! How many silly rhyming words can you come up with?
Plays: 756

Eva Longoria: Exquisite

Eva Longoria shows us "exquisite."
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 1037

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 663

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: 216

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 273

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 323

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 1137

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 1039

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?

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