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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: 2534

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1162

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
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0:56 Runtime
Plays: 979

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 324

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
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0:30 Runtime
Plays: 1428

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.
Plays: 1169

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
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1:12 Runtime
Plays: 778

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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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: 272

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
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6:29 Runtime
Plays: 1672

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 881

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Fragile

Jesse Tyler Ferguson explains "fragile."
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1:50 Runtime
Plays: 3921

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
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2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 2176

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
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0:41 Runtime

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