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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: 213

Spanish Word of the Day: Feliz

Feliz means happy in Spanish.
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 797

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
1:8 Runtime
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Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?
Plays: 109

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
6:29 Runtime
Plays: 24

P is for Prince and Princess

Thumbprints help tell a story about P words.
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 150

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 126

Abby Draws Letter 1

Abby learns to use a crayon to draw the letter I.
2:22 Runtime
Plays: 123

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 437

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 46

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 215

Abby's Gift Rap

Help Abby wrap her gifts by completing the rhymes.
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Help your child make up silly words that rhyme with her name. For example, you might rhyme Carly with darley or starley! How many silly rhyming words can you come up with?
Plays: 759

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.

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