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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: 1234

Things that Rhyme with Mando

Mando and friends sing about Spanish words that rhyme with Mando
2:31 Runtime
Plays: 4866

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 1311

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 629

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 791

Melissa McCarthy - Choreographer

Melissa McCarthy, Elmo, and a penguin choreograph a new dance.
2:37 Runtime
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Make up your own dance together! Pick your favorite song and make up 3 dance moves. You can even teach your dance to family and friends!
Plays: 321

Telly, Oscar And The Letter B

Telly and Oscar talk about the letter B.
1:9 Runtime
Plays: 1343

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 373

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 489

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 25

P is for Prince and Princess

Thumbprints help tell a story about P words.
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 666

Show Me a Sign

The letters of the alphabet in sign language
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 381

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
1:41 Runtime

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