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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: 3507

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
Literacy
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 991

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
Plays: 24

B is for Butterfly

B stands for beautiful butterflies flying around.
LiteracyScience
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 611

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 2647

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 2396

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: 1532

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
LiteracySocial Development
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 881

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
Literacy
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 1575

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
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: 1555

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
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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: 1414

Grover, Elmo, and the Alphabet

Grover and Elmo recite the alphabet.
Literacy
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 1133

Ian McKellan: Resist

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

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