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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: 249

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
LiteracyMath
0:30 Runtime
Plays: 648

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 190

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
Literacy
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 803

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1121

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 5221

Letter of the Day: A

Get up, get down to the letter of the day with Elmo and friends!
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 930

Letter V Salesman

Grover tries to sell the letter V.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
Plays: 128

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 140

P is for Prince and Princess

Thumbprints help tell a story about P words.
Literacy
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 598

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
Literacy
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 3095

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
Literacy
2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 905

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
Literacy
0:56 Runtime

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