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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: 24

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 411

Pequeno & Grande

Rosita teaches the words grande and pequeno.
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 321

Monster Clubhouse: Alphabet

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
6:1 Runtime
Plays: 354

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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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: 2141

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 222

Spanish Word of the Day: Feliz

Feliz means happy in Spanish.
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 312

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 271

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: 949

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: 417

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 268

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 320

Cookie Eats the Letter O

Cookie Monster shows us the letter of the day.
1:21 Runtime

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