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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: 1073

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 67

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
2:40 Runtime
Plays: 574

Tiki Barber: Quest

Tiki Barber undertakes a quest.
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 688

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: 571

My Name is Zoe

Zoe spells her name out using blocks.
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 490

Pequeno & Grande

Rosita teaches the words grande and pequeno.
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 1544

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: 401

Abby's Gift Rap

Help Abby wrap her gifts by completing the rhymes.
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Help your child make up silly words that rhyme with her name. For example, you might rhyme Carly with darley or starley! How many silly rhyming words can you come up with?
Plays: 131

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 594

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 981

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 1818

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
3:10 Runtime

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