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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: 1057

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 509

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 2519

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
Literacy
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 249

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
Literacy
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 635

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
Literacy
2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1490

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 1209

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
Literacy
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 1342

Grover: Disco Alphabet Song

Grover is a disco king.
Literacy
2:15 Runtime
Plays: 10191

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
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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.
Plays: 911

D is for Dinosaur

Danielle the dinosaur meets friends at the diner!
Literacy
1:18 Runtime
Plays: 386

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
Literacy
1:27 Runtime
Plays: 1585

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
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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?

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