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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: 669

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
Literacy
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 2657

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
Literacy
2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 1336

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: 158

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
Literacy
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 724

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 356

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 509

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
Literacy
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 761

Paula Patton - Innovation

Elmo shows Paula Patton the Word-o-Pad, the Word-o-Bot and the D
Literacy
2:47 Runtime
Plays: 993

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 331

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
Literacy
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 316

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 949

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.

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