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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: 270

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 13

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
1:40 Runtime
Plays: 133

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 267

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Fragile

Jesse Tyler Ferguson explains "fragile."
1:50 Runtime
Plays: 295

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 230

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 114

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 597

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 497

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 187

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 307

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 32

Yes!

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

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