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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: 7625

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and point out different letters you see. Talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 189

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 1407

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
Literacy
2:47 Runtime
Plays: 1495

A's Anatomy

Dr. Grover helps to fix a letter A.
Literacy
4:7 Runtime
Plays: 3080

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
Literacy
2:19 Runtime
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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?
Plays: 431

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 420

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 2548

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 616

Letter of the Day: D

Today's letter of the day is D! Dance, dinosaur and daisy all start with the letter D.
Literacy
0:45 Runtime
Plays: 30

G is for Grandparents

G is for grandparents. They are great!
Literacy
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 1316

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 481

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
Literacy
0:34 Runtime

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