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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: 136

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: 444

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 116

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
3:2 Runtime
Plays: 209

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 596

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 421

Toddler: Keyboard-O-Rama

Press any key to play with Elmo in this game for toddlers.
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Press a letter on the keyboard and listen as Elmo names an object. Ask your child to think of something else that begins with that letter.
Plays: 381

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 93

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 42

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 3228

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
2:9 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and point out different letters you see. Talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 874

Alphabet Rap

Elmo raps the alphabet.
1:28 Runtime
Plays: 899

Spanish "G" Word Song

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

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