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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: 3303

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
Literacy
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: 1689

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 1332

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 2274

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
Literacy
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 1482

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 4567

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
Literacy
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 2620

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word nibble.
Literacy
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 464

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
Literacy
1:27 Runtime
Plays: 803

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 2021

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
Literacy
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 1319

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
Literacy
2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 546

Letter G Game

Grover hosts the Letter G Game.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime

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