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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: 1443

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 3264

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
Literacy
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 719

Aziz Ansari: Ridiculous

Aziz Ansari and Grover explain the word ridiculous.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 2514

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
Literacy
1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 578

Going to the Library

A song about going to the library
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 808

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
Literacy
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 884

B is for Bath

Bathtime is the best time! Water, soap, toys, let's play!
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1:3 Runtime
Plays: 570

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 809

The Words Song

Discover that words are here, there, and everywhere.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 450

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 406

Letter of the Day Game Show: G

Cookie Monster has one minute to find three things.
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 407

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

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

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