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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: 666

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
Literacy
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 1125

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 2800

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
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2:19 Runtime
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 495

Kellan Lutz - Vibrate

Kellan Lutz shows Cookie Monster different things that vibrate.
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 900

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
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3:17 Runtime
Plays: 144

Sons of Poetry

The Sons of Poetry circle their bikes to find the perfect rhyme
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5:8 Runtime
Plays: 2809

Story Book Builder

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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: 953

Monster Clubhouse: Alphabet

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Literacy
6:1 Runtime
Plays: 1780

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
Literacy
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 3179

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1673

Melissa McCarthy - Choreographer

Melissa McCarthy, Elmo, and a penguin choreograph a new dance.
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2:37 Runtime
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Make up your own dance together! Pick your favorite song and make up 3 dance moves. You can even teach your dance to family and friends!
Plays: 2016

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?

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