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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: 311

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 1080

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 148

Telly Is Cold

Telly makes the word "cold."
1:4 Runtime
Plays: 846

A's Anatomy

Dr. Grover helps fix a letter A.
4:7 Runtime
Plays: 3979

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
2:9 Runtime
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: 366

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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: 99

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 277

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 585

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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: 4078

Pharrell: B is for Book

Pharell sings about the letter B and reading books.
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 1340

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 691

Paula Patton - Innovation

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