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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: 601

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
Literacy
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 863

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 833

Grover: Disco Alphabet Song

Grover is a disco king.
Literacy
2:15 Runtime
Plays: 1120

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 1092

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 1306

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 716

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 52

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
Plays: 694

Terry Crews: Artist

Abby and Count help Terry Crews explain the word artist.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 240

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 389

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 11545

ABCs of Moving You w/ Usher

Usher sings an active song about the ABC's.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
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Make letters with your body! Try making a C, an L, and a P!

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