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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: 109

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
Literacy
2:40 Runtime
Plays: 2183

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1145

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 1240

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
Literacy
1:36 Runtime
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 863

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 700

Abby's Gift Rap

Help Abby wrap her gifts by completing the rhymes.
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Help your child make up silly words that rhyme with her name. For example, you might rhyme Carly with darley or starley! How many silly rhyming words can you come up with?
Plays: 139

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 416

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1187

It's Hot!

Elmo and Rosita spell the word "hot."
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 601

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
Literacy
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 1619

Patti Labelle: the Alphabet

Patti LaBelle sings the alphabet.
Literacy
2:27 Runtime

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