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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: 1416

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 757

Eva Longoria: Exquisite

Eva Longoria shows us "exquisite."
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 466

Matt Kemp - Attach

Abby attaches different things to Matt Kemp's baseball jersey.
1:36 Runtime
Plays: 45

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 852

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 931

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
1:31 Runtime
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 1537

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 263

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: 354

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 314

Grover Finds the Letter A

Grover has to find the letter A.
1:3 Runtime
Plays: 1139

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 433

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
2:23 Runtime
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Talk about the word jealous, a strong feeling you have when you want something that someone else has. Together, talk about a time when your child felt jealous and what she did to feel better.

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