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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: 496

Letter of the Day: D

Today's letter of the day is D! Dance, dinosaur and daisy all start with the letter D.
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0:45 Runtime
Plays: 239

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
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1:2 Runtime
Plays: 2294

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
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2:48 Runtime
Plays: 5410

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: 1077

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
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2:27 Runtime
Plays: 84

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
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2:28 Runtime
Plays: 102

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
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2:11 Runtime
Plays: 90

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
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0:50 Runtime
Plays: 922

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 623

Spanish Word of the Day: Feliz

Feliz means happy in Spanish.
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 740

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?
Plays: 1107

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
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2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!

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