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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: 1158

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
Literacy
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 5338

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 598

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 1803

Letter V Salesman

Grover tries to sell the letter V.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
Plays: 786

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 2179

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
Literacy
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: 2225

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
Literacy
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 6130

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter G.
Literacy
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 1155

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: 2896

Patti Labelle: the Alphabet

Patti LaBelle sings the alphabet.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 553

Paul Rudd: Brilliant

Paul Rudd and Grover show brilliant.
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1390

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
Literacy
3:17 Runtime

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