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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: 112

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1151

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 1130

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
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2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1706

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
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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: 1039

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
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1:26 Runtime
Plays: 765

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 12969

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 18084

Sesame Street Alphabet

All of the Sesame Street muppets sing a new alphabet song!
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2:37 Runtime
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Go on a neighborhood letter hunt! Point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 5161

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
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2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 8682

Pharrell: B is for Book

Pharell sings about the letter B and reading books.
Literacy
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 2159

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
Literacy
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 6494

Outer Space ABCs

Blast off for an alphabet song in outer space!
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1:20 Runtime
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter and as a lowercase letter. Signs, store windows, and books are great places to look!

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