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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: 174

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 1911

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
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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: 363

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 292

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 384

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 2201

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
Literacy
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 697

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y, and sings a song with Elmo about it.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 224

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
Literacy
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 4279

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: 14295

ABCs of Moving You w/ Usher

Usher sings an active song about the ABC's.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
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Make letters with your body! Try making a C, an L, and a P!
Plays: 62

Street Sign Alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are found outdoors.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime

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