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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: 1803

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 461

Johnny Galecki: Transform

Johnny Galecki explains the word "transform."
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1:44 Runtime
Plays: 2487

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
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2:48 Runtime
Plays: 1650

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: 858

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
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1:19 Runtime
Plays: 561

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
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2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1086

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: 1453

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
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1:12 Runtime
Plays: 5008

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: 376

Cookie Sorting

Sort the cookies!
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You and your child can play sorting games with everyday objects around your home. Ask your child to sort her toys into different categories, like small and big toys, or hard and soft toys. With practice, your child may be ready to make up her own sorting rules to challenge you.
Plays: 386

Paul Rudd: Brilliant

Paul Rudd and Grover show brilliant.
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1362

How Fun a Book

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

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