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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: 1375

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
Literacy
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: 3559

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 530

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 757

The Words Song

Discover that words are here, there, and everywhere.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 757

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
Plays: 293

Letter G Game

Grover hosts the Letter G Game.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 115

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
Literacy
2:40 Runtime
Plays: 1987

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: 12891

ABCs of Moving You w/ Usher

Usher sings an active song about the ABC's.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
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Make letters with your body! Try making a C, an L, and a P!
Plays: 12841

Sesame Street Alphabet

All of the Sesame Street muppets sing a new alphabet song!
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
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Go on a neighborhood letter hunt! Point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 1446

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

Elmo and Amy Ryan pretend to be paleontologists.
Literacy
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 554

Going to the Library

A song about going to the library
Literacy
2:9 Runtime

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