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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: 2144

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
Literacy
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 1365

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
Literacy
2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 14228

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 600

Letter G Game

Grover hosts the Letter G Game.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 756

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
Literacy
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 1988

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
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1:36 Runtime
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 3441

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
Literacy
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: 749

The Five Ws

Learn about the five ws with this helpful song.
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 259

Zoe's Favorite Book

Zoe tells Telly about her favorite book.
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 266

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 8071

Outer Space ABCs

Blast off for an alphabet song in outer space!
Literacy
1:20 Runtime
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter and as a lowercase letter. Signs, store windows, and books are great places to look!
Plays: 1110

Elmo's Brain Games

Elmo's Brain Games
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TIP: Help your child build their memory, attention to detail, and flexible thinking with mini scavenger hunts. You can ask them to find all the things in a room or space that are a certain color or a certain shape.

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