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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: 1166

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 122

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 648

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.
Plays: 613

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 127

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 124

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 340

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.
Plays: 31

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 232

Grover: Disco Alphabet Song

Grover is a disco king.
2:15 Runtime
Plays: 271

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: 1006

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 151

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
1:32 Runtime

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