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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

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 3345

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 9562

Pharrell: B is for Book

Pharell sings about the letter B and reading books.
Literacy
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 195

Buzz Aldrin and Alex: Space

Buzz Aldrin talks to Alex about space.
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 3705

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: 5418

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 5472

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: 1073

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 1855

Cookie's Cookies

Sort the cookies!
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You and your child can play sorting games with everyday objects around your home. Ask your child to sort her toys into different categories, like small and big toys, or hard and soft toys. With practice, your child may be ready to make up her own sorting rules to challenge you.
Plays: 1165

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
Literacy
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 4042

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: 963

Grover Finds the Letter A

Grover has to find the letter A.
Literacy
1:3 Runtime

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