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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: 1292

ABC Hip Hop

Miles sings the alphabet with monsters.
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 229

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 1325

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 110

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 381

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 913

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: 158

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: 270

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 683

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 161

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 453

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 290

Transportation

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

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