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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: 849

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

Elmo and Amy Ryan pretend to be paleontologists.
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 634

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 232

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 225

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 5876

ABCs of Moving You w/ Usher

Usher sings an active song about the ABC's.
1:40 Runtime
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Make letters with your body! Try making a C, an L, and a P!
Plays: 910

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 42

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 61

D is for Dinosaur

Danielle the dinosaur meets friends at the diner!
1:18 Runtime
Plays: 584

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
2:47 Runtime
Plays: 1108

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.
Plays: 423

Toddler: Keyboard-O-Rama

Press any key to play with Elmo in this game for toddlers.
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Press a letter on the keyboard and listen as Elmo names an object. Ask your child to think of something else that begins with that letter.
Plays: 3170

Pharrell: B is for Book

Pharell sings about the letter B and reading books.
1:56 Runtime

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