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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: 1949

Kayla and Abby Sing the Alphabet

Abby and Kayla sing the alphabet together.
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0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1806

Letter Dance Party

Big Bird and Snuffy are throwing a letter dance party and you’re invited! Practice letter recognition and boogie down with some fun party surprises.
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Help your child learn all about the first letter in her name. Together, say the letter out loud, practice tracing it while making the letter sound, and name different words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 94

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
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1:40 Runtime
Plays: 3101

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
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0:49 Runtime
Plays: 1256

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
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3:17 Runtime
Plays: 1310

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
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2:11 Runtime
Plays: 1830

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
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1:44 Runtime
Plays: 129

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1666

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 1264

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
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1:46 Runtime
Plays: 1854

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 2698

Reading Adventures

Join Elmo and friends as they go on five reading adventures!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Together, enter a world of words anytime, anywhere as you read, explore, and tap! Choose a level that's right for your child.

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