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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: 1663

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 1825

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: 2119

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
Literacy
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 157

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
LiteracySocial Development
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1019

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 760

Grover Finds the Letter A

Grover has to find the letter A.
Literacy
1:3 Runtime
Plays: 652

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1086

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 848

Going to the Library

A song about going to the library
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 1154

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
Literacy
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: 1168

Rappin' Alphabet

Grover break dances with an alphabet rap.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 1243

In My Book

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

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