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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: 1020

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 947

Cookie Eats the Letter O

Cookie Monster shows us the letter of the day.
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 1089

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 437

M is for Music

There is music everywhere in the world around us...the letter M is for music!
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1:6 Runtime
Plays: 1827

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
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2:13 Runtime
Plays: 1074

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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2:23 Runtime
Plays: 4183

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
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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: 1178

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
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3:17 Runtime
Plays: 456

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
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3:2 Runtime
Plays: 785

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
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1:52 Runtime
Plays: 4870

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
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2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 2783

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.

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