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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: 481

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
Literacy
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 317

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 7147

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
Literacy
1:28 Runtime
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Help your child find magazine pictures of things that begin with the letter C, such as cars and cookies! Cut out the pictures for him, and then create a letter C collage together.
Plays: 678

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
Plays: 606

Telly, Oscar And The Letter B

Telly and Oscar talk about the letter B.
Literacy
1:9 Runtime
Plays: 285

Johnny Galecki: Transform

Johnny Galecki explains the word "transform."
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 599

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
Literacy
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 286

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 494

Bill Hader: Grouchy

Bill Hader, Murray, and Elmo explains the word grouchy.
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 490

Going to the Library

A song about going to the library
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 104

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 459

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?

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