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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: 2477

Outer Space ABCs

Blast off for an alphabet song in outer space!
1:20 Runtime
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter and as a lowercase letter. Signs, store windows, and books are great places to look!
Plays: 3

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y, and sings a song with Elmo about it.
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 369

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 1082

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: 10

Antonio Talks About Reading

Antonio talks about Goldilocks & the 3 Bears.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 581

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
2:47 Runtime
Plays: 127

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?
Plays: 115

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
3:2 Runtime
Plays: 286

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 441

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 47

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
2:40 Runtime
Plays: 461

Dr. No

A Monsterpiece Theatre presentation
3:55 Runtime

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