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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: 640

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 5

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 274

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 150

Kingdom of O

Elmo looks for the Kingdom of E and finds O.
4:6 Runtime
Plays: 40

Everybody Loves the Letter Z

Things that begins with Z
2:40 Runtime
Plays: 1491

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 380

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: 368

Trash Gordon: Planet Wormhole

Oscar reads to slimy about Trash Gordon
1:46 Runtime
Plays: 247

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 3110

Letter of the Day: A

Get up, get down to the letter of the day with Elmo and friends!
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 757

Alphabet Rap

Elmo raps the alphabet.
1:28 Runtime
Plays: 124

Abby Draws Letter 1

Abby learns to use a crayon to draw the letter I.
2:22 Runtime

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