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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: 187

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 654

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
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: 674

Show Me a Sign

The letters of the alphabet in sign language
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 368

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 229

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 270

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 422

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 58

Sons of Poetry

The Sons of Poetry circle their bikes to find the perfect rhyme
5:8 Runtime
Plays: 1715

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
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: 568

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 382

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 1108

Halle Berry: Nibble

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

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