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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: 340

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 433

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
2:2 Runtime
Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 1983

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 292

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 277

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 838

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
1:42 Runtime
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.