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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: 548

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
Literacy
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 2154

Things that Rhyme with Mando

Mando and friends sing about Spanish words that rhyme with Mando
Literacy
2:31 Runtime
Plays: 803

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 699

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 373

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
Literacy
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 953

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
Literacy
2:47 Runtime
Plays: 1280

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 101

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
Literacy
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 742

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
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Talk about the word jealous, a strong feeling you have when you want something that someone else has. Together, talk about a time when your child felt jealous and what she did to feel better.
Plays: 1095

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 282

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
Literacy
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 128

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime

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