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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: 268

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 142

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
1:27 Runtime
Plays: 40

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 953

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: 1045

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 5038

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: 150

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 36

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 317

The Words Song

Discover that words are here, there, and everywhere.
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 346

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 162

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 236

ABC Hungry

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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.

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