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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: 4755

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 459

Johnny Galecki: Transform

Johnny Galecki explains the word "transform."
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 1144

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 1795

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: 8391

Pharrell: B is for Book

Pharell sings about the letter B and reading books.
Literacy
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 742

Grover Finds the Letter A

Grover has to find the letter A.
Literacy
1:3 Runtime
Plays: 99

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
Literacy
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 355

Cookie Sorting

Sort the cookies!
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You and your child can play sorting games with everyday objects around your home. Ask your child to sort her toys into different categories, like small and big toys, or hard and soft toys. With practice, your child may be ready to make up her own sorting rules to challenge you.
Plays: 742

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 2430

Patti Labelle: the Alphabet

Patti LaBelle sings the alphabet.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 515

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 1765

Kayla and Abby Sing the Alphabet

Abby and Kayla sing the alphabet together.
Literacy
0:53 Runtime

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