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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: 11522

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: 738

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?
Plays: 993

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 1166

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.
Plays: 802

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
Literacy
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 982

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Fragile

Jesse Tyler Ferguson explains "fragile."
Literacy
1:50 Runtime
Plays: 329

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
Literacy
1:27 Runtime
Plays: 2708

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 976

The Classical Alphabet

The alphabet is sung with a classical song.
Literacy
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 1106

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
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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: 432

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
Literacy
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 2336

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
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0:41 Runtime

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