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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: 313

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
Literacy
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 768

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 3928

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
Literacy
2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 897

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 1290

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 763

Terry Crews: Artist

Abby and Count help Terry Crews explain the word artist.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 1047

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
Literacy
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 3557

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 7839

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
Literacy
1:28 Runtime
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Help your child find magazine pictures of things that begin with the letter C, such as cars and cookies! Cut out the pictures for him, and then create a letter C collage together.
Plays: 374

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 2627

Story Book Builder

Emotional DevelopmentLiteracy
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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 1092

My Name is Zoe

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

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