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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: 744

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 279

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 459

Letter V Salesman

Grover tries to sell the letter V.
1:58 Runtime
Plays: 46

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1300

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 145

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 782

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 257

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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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: 41

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 196

Abby's Gift Rap

Help Abby wrap her gifts by completing the rhymes.
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Help your child make up silly words that rhyme with her name. For example, you might rhyme Carly with darley or starley! How many silly rhyming words can you come up with?
Plays: 379

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 380

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

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

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