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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: 843

B is for Bath

Bathtime is the best time! Water, soap, toys, let's play!
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1:3 Runtime
Plays: 1069

A's Anatomy

Dr. Grover helps to fix a letter A.
Literacy
4:7 Runtime
Plays: 1090

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 2146

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
Literacy
2:19 Runtime
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 42

Buzz Aldrin and Alex: Space

Buzz Aldrin talks to Alex about space.
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 838

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 943

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: 1599

Alphabet Rap

Elmo raps the alphabet.
Literacy
1:28 Runtime
Plays: 204

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
Literacy
3:2 Runtime
Plays: 184

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 374

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 771

Toddler: Keyboard-O-Rama

Press any key to play with Elmo in this game for toddlers.
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Press a letter on the keyboard and listen as Elmo names an object. Ask your child to think of something else that begins with that letter.

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