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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: 216

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 2047

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
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1:8 Runtime
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Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?
Plays: 4550

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
Literacy
2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 652

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 905

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 396

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 227

Telephone in Spanish

Snuffy and Bird learn the Spanish for phone.
Literacy
0:46 Runtime
Plays: 1749

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 3037

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
Literacy
2:19 Runtime
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 935

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 198

Sons of Poetry

The Sons of Poetry circle their bikes to find the perfect rhyme
Literacy
5:8 Runtime
Plays: 1069

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime

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