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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: 543

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 197

Bubble Letters

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Write out all of the letters in your child?s name. Together, talk about the sound that each letter makes.
Plays: 1357

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: 470

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 312

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 3007

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 558

Grover, Elmo, and the Alphabet

Grover and Elmo recite the alphabet.
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 404

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 130

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 442

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
2:5 Runtime
Plays: 384

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 496

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
1:19 Runtime

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