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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: 487

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: 60

Zoe's Favorite Book

Zoe tells Telly about her favorite book.
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 334

Grover Finds the Letter A

Grover has to find the letter A.
1:3 Runtime
Plays: 4316

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
1:28 Runtime
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Help your child find magazine pictures of things that begin with the letter C, such as cars and cookies! Cut out the pictures for him, and then create a letter C collage together.
Plays: 53

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 405

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 184

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 1212

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?
Plays: 323

Jumping Rhymes

Abby and Zoe teach Rosita to jump and rhyme!
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Help your child rhyme like Rosita! Explain that words that rhyme end with the same sound. Think of words that rhyme with "fun" and "sun." Then, pick another word and find more rhymes!
Plays: 1265

ABC Hip Hop

Miles sings the alphabet with monsters.
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 685

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: 93

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
2:54 Runtime

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