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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: 282

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 168

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 50

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 54

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 343

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 479

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 499

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 470

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 389

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 1353

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: 947

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 150

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
1:27 Runtime

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