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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: 247

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 30

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 427

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 367

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 262

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 582

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 213

Spanish Word of the Day: Feliz

Feliz means happy in Spanish.
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 35

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 451

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 193

Read Me a Story

Big Bird and Zoe ask Maria to read to them.
3:28 Runtime
Plays: 730

Eva Longoria: Exquisite

Eva Longoria shows us "exquisite."
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 93

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?

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