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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: 3391

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: 1086

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
Literacy
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 1319

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1734

Grover, Elmo, and the Alphabet

Grover and Elmo recite the alphabet.
Literacy
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 964

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 1945

A's Anatomy

Dr. Grover helps to fix a letter A.
Literacy
4:7 Runtime
Plays: 1013

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
Literacy
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 1815

Dr. No

A Monsterpiece Theatre presentation
Literacy
3:55 Runtime
Plays: 1591

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 1761

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
Literacy
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 1879

Super Grover: Go!

Elmo and Super Grover dance to the word "Go."
HealthLiteracy
0:21 Runtime
Plays: 3254

Alphabet Rap

Elmo raps the alphabet.
Literacy
1:28 Runtime

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