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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: 3087

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
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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: 887

Follow Your Curiosity

Abby, Elmo and Buzz ask questions to learn to words.
Literacy
3:26 Runtime
Plays: 785

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 3913

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
Literacy
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 212

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 1112

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 1544

Super Grover: Go!

Elmo and Super Grover dance to the word "Go."
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0:21 Runtime
Plays: 1925

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
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1:31 Runtime
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 554

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
Literacy
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 1086

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 8523

Pharrell: B is for Book

Pharell sings about the letter B and reading books.
Literacy
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 763

Grover Flies: F

Grover shows the letter F and how he flies.
Literacy
1:48 Runtime

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