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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: 500

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 346

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 462

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 31

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
2:28 Runtime
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: 445

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
2:5 Runtime
Plays: 1109

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 93

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 675

Show Me a Sign

The letters of the alphabet in sign language
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 787

Eva Longoria: Exquisite

Eva Longoria shows us "exquisite."
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 1898

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 393

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:49 Runtime

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