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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: 1718

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
LiteracySocial Development
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 611

Cookie's Cookies

Sort the cookies!
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You and your child can play sorting games with everyday objects around your home. Ask your child to sort her toys into different categories, like small and big toys, or hard and soft toys. With practice, your child may be ready to make up her own sorting rules to challenge you.
Plays: 8754

Pharrell: B is for Book

Pharell sings about the letter B and reading books.
Literacy
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 222

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 823

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
Literacy
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 3629

B is for Bedtime with Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross gets ready for bed with things that start with B!
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 422

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 1131

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Fragile

Jesse Tyler Ferguson explains "fragile."
Literacy
1:50 Runtime
Plays: 1250

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 597

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
Literacy
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 11225

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
Literacy
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 370

Telly Is Cold

Telly makes the word "cold."
Literacy
1:4 Runtime

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