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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: 661

Paul Rudd: Brilliant

Paul Rudd and Grover show brilliant.
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 2635

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: 6970

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
Logic and ReasoningLiteracy
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 1456

Follow Your Curiosity

Abby, Elmo and Buzz ask questions to learn to words.
Literacy
3:26 Runtime
Plays: 3390

My Name is Zoe

Zoe spells her name out using blocks.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 12657

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
Literacy
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 2588

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 5819

Super Grover with a G

Super Grover sings about the greatness of the letter G.
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 1747

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
Plays: 179

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
Literacy
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Plays: 2068

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 7581

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
Literacy
2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.

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