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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.

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Spanish Word of the Day: Feliz

Feliz means happy in Spanish.
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Plays: 1376

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
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Plays: 550

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
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Plays: 967

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 200

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
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Plays: 1181

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
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Plays: 1629

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 252

Telephone in Spanish

Snuffy and Bird learn the Spanish for phone.
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Plays: 100

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
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Plays: 242

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
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Plays: 212

Sons of Poetry

The Sons of Poetry circle their bikes to find the perfect rhyme
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Plays: 1734

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.

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