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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: 546

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
Literacy
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 283

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1341

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 279

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
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0:30 Runtime
Plays: 591

Bill Hader: Grouchy

Bill Hader, Murray, and Elmo explains the word grouchy.
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 834

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
Literacy
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 304

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
Literacy
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 1952

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 677

Jumping Rhymes

Abby and Zoe teach Rosita to jump and rhyme!
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Help your child rhyme like Rosita! Explain that words that rhyme end with the same sound. Think of words that rhyme with "fun" and "sun." Then, pick another word and find more rhymes!
Plays: 717

The Classical Alphabet

The alphabet is sung with a classical song.
Literacy
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 3874

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: 146

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime

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