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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.

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Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
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2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 3

B is for Butterfly

B stands for beautiful butterflies flying around.
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 694

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
Literacy
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 474

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
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0:49 Runtime
Plays: 496

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
Literacy
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 377

Letter of the Day Game Show: G

Cookie Monster has one minute to find three things.
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 276

Abby Reads to Marco

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

G is for Grandparents

G is for grandparents. They are great!
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1:5 Runtime
Plays: 899

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 2587

ABC Hip Hop

Miles sings the alphabet with monsters.
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1:39 Runtime
Plays: 1236

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
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1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 1130

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.

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