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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: 1204

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 1555

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
Literacy
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 1028

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
Literacy
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 4107

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.
Plays: 2163

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 717

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
Literacy
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 1999

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: 375

Telephone in Spanish

Snuffy and Bird learn the Spanish for phone.
Literacy
0:46 Runtime
Plays: 1605

Bubble Letters

Pop the bubbles!
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Write out all of the letters in your child?s name. Together, talk about the sound that each letter makes.
Plays: 3441

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
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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: 1245

The Classical Alphabet

The alphabet is sung with a classical song.
Literacy
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 1647

Grover: Disco Alphabet Song

Grover is a disco king.
Literacy
2:15 Runtime

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