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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: 900

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: 439

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 109

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
6:29 Runtime
Plays: 99

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
3:2 Runtime
Plays: 760

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: 1193

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 41

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 394

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 13

Buzz Aldrin and Alex: Space

Buzz Aldrin talks to Alex about space.
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 224

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
1:38 Runtime
Plays: 1437

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 40

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
2:40 Runtime

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