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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: 6458

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
Literacy
1:28 Runtime
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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: 1113

Melissa McCarthy - Choreographer

Melissa McCarthy, Elmo, and a penguin choreograph a new dance.
Literacy
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: 416

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
Literacy
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 809

Spanish Word of the Day: Salta

Rosita teaches us that "salta" means jump.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 95

Zoe's Favorite Book

Zoe tells Telly about her favorite book.
Literacy
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 192

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
Literacy
6:29 Runtime
Plays: 256

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 1304

Reading Adventures

Join Elmo and friends as they go on five reading adventures!
Literacy
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Together, enter a world of words anytime, anywhere as you read, explore, and tap! Choose a level that's right for your child.
Plays: 2507

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
Literacy
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 579

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 1076

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

Elmo and Amy Ryan pretend to be paleontologists.
Literacy
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 634

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
Literacy
2:23 Runtime
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Talk about the word jealous, a strong feeling you have when you want something that someone else has. Together, talk about a time when your child felt jealous and what she did to feel better.

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