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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: 711

Bill Hader: Grouchy

Bill Hader, Murray, and Elmo explains the word grouchy.
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 1451

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 2090

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 1231

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 10017

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
Literacy
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 1420

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 490

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 975

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 1747

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
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1:31 Runtime
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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: 1564

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
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1:36 Runtime
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 995

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 927

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
Literacy
1:46 Runtime

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