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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: 1120

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 30

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 102

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 108

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?
Plays: 851

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 176

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 42

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 107

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 466

Matt Kemp - Attach

Abby attaches different things to Matt Kemp's baseball jersey.
1:36 Runtime
Plays: 24

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 182

Letter of the Day Game Show: G

Cookie Monster has one minute to find three things.
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 948

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.

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