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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: 7347

Letter of the Day: A

Get up, get down to the letter of the day with Elmo and friends!
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 616

Letter of the Day: D

Today's letter of the day is D! Dance, dinosaur and daisy all start with the letter D.
Literacy
0:45 Runtime
Plays: 67

Cookie's Cookies

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: 1817

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 668

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
Literacy
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 1977

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 1644

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 9837

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
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Help your child find magazine pictures of things that begin with the letter C, such as cars and cookies! Cut out the pictures for him, and then create a letter C collage together.
Plays: 30

G is for Grandparents

G is for grandparents. They are great!
Literacy
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 5559

Outer Space ABCs

Blast off for an alphabet song in outer space!
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1:20 Runtime
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter and as a lowercase letter. Signs, store windows, and books are great places to look!
Plays: 67

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
Plays: 691

Read Me a Story

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

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