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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: 857

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
Literacy
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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. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 76

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 90

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1292

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 1055

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
LiteracySocial Development
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 1582

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 458

Grover Flies: F

Grover shows the letter F and how he flies.
Literacy
1:48 Runtime
Plays: 767

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 407

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 1054

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 1503

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
LiteracyMath
1:8 Runtime
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Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?
Plays: 733

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
Literacy
1:46 Runtime

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