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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: 596

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: 329

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 32

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 785

Things that Rhyme with Mando

Mando and friends sing about Spanish words that rhyme with Mando
2:31 Runtime
Plays: 23

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 203

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 1218

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 155

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 133

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 360

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 210

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 59

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?

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