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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: 3575

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
Literacy
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: 2018

Dr. No

A Monsterpiece Theatre presentation
Literacy
3:55 Runtime
Plays: 804

Letter of the Day Game Show: G

Cookie Monster has one minute to find three things.
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 4877

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 2879

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 4325

B is for Bedtime with Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross gets ready for bed with things that start with B!
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 812

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 4115

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: 1806

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 2789

My Name is Zoe

Zoe spells her name out using blocks.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime

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