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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: 2244

Story Book Builder

Emotional DevelopmentLiteracy
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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: 106

Zoe's Favorite Book

Zoe tells Telly about her favorite book.
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 60

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 541

Cookie Eats the Letter O

Cookie Monster shows us the letter of the day.
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 5295

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
Literacy
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: 971

Letters to Big Bird

Learn letters with Big Bird.
Literacy
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Count the number of things in the game that begin with the same letter. Then, ask your child to think of other words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 843

B is for Bath

Bathtime is the best time! Water, soap, toys, let's play!
HealthLiteracy
1:3 Runtime

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