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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: 514

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 4999

Sesame Street Alphabet

All of the Sesame Street muppets sing a new alphabet song!
2:37 Runtime
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Go on a neighborhood letter hunt! Point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 515

Grover, Elmo, and the Alphabet

Grover and Elmo recite the alphabet.
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 172

Bubble Letters

Pop the bubbles!
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Write out all of the letters in your child?s name. Together, talk about the sound that each letter makes.
Plays: 3011

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
2:9 Runtime
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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: 587

Patti Labelle: the Alphabet

Patti LaBelle sings the alphabet.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 771

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?
Plays: 155

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 800

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

Elmo and Amy Ryan pretend to be paleontologists.
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 928

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
1:31 Runtime
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 40

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 176

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
0:43 Runtime

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