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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: 2637

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
LiteracyLogic and Reasoning
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 260

Abby Draws Letter 1

Abby learns to use a crayon to draw the letter I.
Literacy
2:22 Runtime
Plays: 1195

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
Literacy
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 231

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
Literacy
6:29 Runtime
Plays: 1055

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
LiteracySocial Development
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 956

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
Literacy
2:47 Runtime
Plays: 326

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
Literacy
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 565

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
Literacy
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 1696

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
Literacy
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?
Plays: 535

Bubble Letters

Pop the bubbles!
Literacy
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Write out all of the letters in your child?s name. Together, talk about the sound that each letter makes.
Plays: 1117

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 237

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
Literacy
3:2 Runtime

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