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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: 3454

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
LiteracyLogic and Reasoning
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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: 292

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 96

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 3065

Story Book Builder

Emotional DevelopmentLiteracy
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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 203

Telephone in Spanish

Snuffy and Bird learn the Spanish for phone.
Literacy
0:46 Runtime
Plays: 1362

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
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: 2139

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: 3052

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: 515

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1012

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 465

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 8874

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
Literacy
1:28 Runtime
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Help your child find magazine pictures of things that begin with the letter C, such as cars and cookies! Cut out the pictures for him, and then create a letter C collage together.

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