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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: 1734

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1647

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: 1827

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

Elmo and Amy Ryan pretend to be paleontologists.
Literacy
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 1168

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
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3:17 Runtime
Plays: 746

Grover Finds the Letter A

Grover has to find the letter A.
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1:3 Runtime
Plays: 1124

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
Literacy
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 175

Buzz Aldrin and Alex: Space

Buzz Aldrin talks to Alex about space.
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 1391

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 1691

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.
Plays: 1359

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
Literacy
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 368

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
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6:29 Runtime
Plays: 1916

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
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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?"

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