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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: 1354

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 3957

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
LiteracyLogic and Reasoning
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 1401

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: 2475

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
Literacy
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 521

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
Literacy
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 724

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 717

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
Literacy
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 411

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 720

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
Literacy
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 1071

The Words Song

Discover that words are here, there, and everywhere.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 2945

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
Literacy
1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 373

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
Literacy
1:27 Runtime

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