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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: 1626

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 282

Grover Flies: F

Grover shows the letter F and how he flies.
1:48 Runtime
Plays: 46

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 886

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
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: 2828

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 110

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 151

Abby Draws Letter 1

Abby learns to use a crayon to draw the letter I.
2:22 Runtime
Plays: 268

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 203

Kellan Lutz - Vibrate

Kellan Lutz shows Cookie Monster different things that vibrate.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 724

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
1:36 Runtime
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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: 1343

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
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: 409

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
1:46 Runtime

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