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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: 119

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 251

Transportation

Zoe Saldana explains the word "transportation."
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 305

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 421

Reading Adventures

Join Elmo and friends as they go on five reading adventures!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Together, enter a world of words anytime, anywhere as you read, explore, and tap! Choose a level that's right for your child.
Plays: 533

Super Grover: Go!

Elmo and Super Grover dance to the word "Go."
0:21 Runtime
Plays: 2806

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
2:9 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and point out different letters you see. Talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 374

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 314

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 580

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 3919

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 447

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 416

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
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.

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