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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: 916

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: 1063

Monster Clubhouse: Alphabet

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Literacy
6:1 Runtime
Plays: 1594

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: 1091

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
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2:39 Runtime
Plays: 2722

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
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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: 11516

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: 498

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
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0:49 Runtime
Plays: 2274

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?
Plays: 752

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
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1:19 Runtime
Plays: 165

Buzz Aldrin and Alex: Space

Buzz Aldrin talks to Alex about space.
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1:12 Runtime
Plays: 4381

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
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3:10 Runtime
Plays: 14958

ABCs of Moving You w/ Usher

Usher sings an active song about the ABC's.
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1:40 Runtime
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Make letters with your body! Try making a C, an L, and a P!

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