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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: 2060

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 1056

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 562

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1209

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
Literacy
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 439

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
Literacy
3:2 Runtime
Plays: 3660

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
Literacy
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 532

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
Literacy
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 143

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 908

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
Literacy
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 1506

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 290

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.

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