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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: 1414

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: 1304

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: 420

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 537

Telly, Oscar And The Letter B

Telly and Oscar talk about the letter B.
Literacy
1:9 Runtime
Plays: 472

Transportation

Zoe Saldana explains the word "transportation."
Literacy
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 523

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
Literacy
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 3482

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
Literacy
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: 1103

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
Literacy
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 1012

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 587

Animal Soup Alphabet

An animal for every letter of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 312

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 6970

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.

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