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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: 404

Abby Draws Letter 1

Abby learns to use a crayon to draw the letter I.
Literacy
2:22 Runtime
Plays: 750

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 2444

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 1245

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
Literacy
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 249

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
Literacy
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 12464

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 2168

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
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1:8 Runtime
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Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?
Plays: 7679

Letter of the Day: A

Get up, get down to the letter of the day with Elmo and friends!
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1047

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 1132

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
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2:23 Runtime
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Talk about the word jealous, a strong feeling you have when you want something that someone else has. Together, talk about a time when your child felt jealous and what she did to feel better.
Plays: 3858

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1427

Letter Dance Party

Big Bird and Snuffy are throwing a letter dance party and you’re invited! Practice letter recognition and boogie down with some fun party surprises.
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Help your child learn all about the first letter in her name. Together, say the letter out loud, practice tracing it while making the letter sound, and name different words that begin with that letter.

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