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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: 1120

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
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2:23 Runtime
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Talk about the word jealous, a strong feeling you have when you want something that someone else has. Together, talk about a time when your child felt jealous and what she did to feel better.
Plays: 813

Follow Your Curiosity

Abby, Elmo and Buzz ask questions to learn to words.
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3:26 Runtime
Plays: 544

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
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1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1352

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
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2:9 Runtime
Plays: 67

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
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1:40 Runtime
Plays: 160

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
Literacy
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 787

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?
Plays: 1442

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
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2:47 Runtime
Plays: 1728

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: 2397

Reading Adventures

Join Elmo and friends as they go on five reading adventures!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Together, enter a world of words anytime, anywhere as you read, explore, and tap! Choose a level that's right for your child.
Plays: 137

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 546

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
Literacy
2:3 Runtime

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