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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: 698

Alphabet Soup

Help Cookie Monster make words in his soup!
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Ask your child, "What letter does the noodle words begin with?" Help him to think of other familiar words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 1545

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 849

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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1:49 Runtime
Plays: 1898

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?
Plays: 1870

Patti Labelle: the Alphabet

Patti LaBelle sings the alphabet.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 799

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
Literacy
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 915

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 530

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
Literacy
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 672

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 603

Letter Dance Party

Big Bird and Snuffy are throwing a letter dance party and you’re invited! Practice letter recognition and boogie down with some fun party surprises.
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Help your child learn all about the first letter in her name. Together, say the letter out loud, practice tracing it while making the letter sound, and name different words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 106

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1452

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

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

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