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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: 690

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
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0:30 Runtime
Plays: 872

Letter of the Day Game Show: G

Cookie Monster has one minute to find three things.
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2:37 Runtime
Plays: 229

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
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0:51 Runtime
Plays: 1210

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
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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: 1293

Telly, Oscar And The Letter B

Telly and Oscar talk about the letter B.
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1:9 Runtime
Plays: 931

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
Literacy
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 1704

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 2475

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
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2:0 Runtime
Plays: 306

Zoe's Favorite Book

Zoe tells Telly about her favorite book.
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 4883

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 1339

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
Literacy
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 10312

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
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2:9 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and point out different letters you see. Talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.

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