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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: 382

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1580

The Letter G Song

Singing the letter g song
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 452

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
Literacy
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 1578

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
Literacy
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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.
Plays: 531

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
Literacy
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 421

Spanish Word of the Day: Feliz

Feliz means happy in Spanish.
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 259

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
Literacy
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 1443

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
Literacy
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 1092

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 243

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 2962

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
Literacy
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: 438

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?

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