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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: 360

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 1357

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 388

In the Nick of Rhyme

It's super rhyme time with Super Grover!
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Help your child rhyme like Super Grover! Try to remember some of the objects from the game and see if you can think of another word that ends in the same sound.
Plays: 1547

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
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: 1433

Things that Rhyme with Mando

Mando and friends sing about Spanish words that rhyme with Mando
2:31 Runtime
Plays: 2554

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 689

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 1078

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 49

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 79

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 178

Letter G Game

Grover hosts the Letter G Game.
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 107

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
0:49 Runtime

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