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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: 472

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
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0:30 Runtime
Plays: 2639

Reading Adventures

Join Elmo and friends as they go on five reading adventures!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Together, enter a world of words anytime, anywhere as you read, explore, and tap! Choose a level that's right for your child.
Plays: 1924

Kayla and Abby Sing the Alphabet

Abby and Kayla sing the alphabet together.
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0:53 Runtime
Plays: 2072

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
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1:17 Runtime
Plays: 224

Sons of Poetry

The Sons of Poetry circle their bikes to find the perfect rhyme
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5:8 Runtime
Plays: 869

Transportation

Zoe Saldana explains the word "transportation."
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1:59 Runtime
Plays: 1833

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 2213

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
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1:16 Runtime
Plays: 983

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
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0:55 Runtime
Plays: 4896

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
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3:10 Runtime
Plays: 1845

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: 3332

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?

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