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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: 631

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1467

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 4030

Story Book Builder

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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 1002

Telly, Oscar And The Letter B

Telly and Oscar talk about the letter B.
Literacy
1:9 Runtime
Plays: 548

The Five Ws

Learn about the five ws with this helpful song.
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 5372

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
Literacy
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: 861

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
Literacy
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 1260

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
Literacy
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 2715

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.
Plays: 116

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1319

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: 1296

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

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

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