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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: 687

Jumping Rhymes

Abby and Zoe teach Rosita to jump and rhyme!
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Help your child rhyme like Rosita! Explain that words that rhyme end with the same sound. Think of words that rhyme with "fun" and "sun." Then, pick another word and find more rhymes!
Plays: 957

Grover: Disco Alphabet Song

Grover is a disco king.
Literacy
2:15 Runtime
Plays: 534

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 1314

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 1243

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: 1002

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
Literacy
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 797

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
Literacy
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 315

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 120

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
LiteracySocial Development
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1213

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
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1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 235

M is for Music

There is music everywhere in the world around us...the letter M is for music!
ArtsLiteracy
1:6 Runtime
Plays: 863

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime

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