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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: 753

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
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2:5 Runtime
Plays: 79

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 694

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: 478

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
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1:45 Runtime
Plays: 728

In the Nick of Rhyme

It's super rhyme time with Super Grover!
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Help your child rhyme like Super Grover! Try to remember some of the objects from the game and see if you can think of another word that ends in the same sound.
Plays: 857

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
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2:27 Runtime
Plays: 2571

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 1078

Letters to Big Bird

Learn letters with Big Bird.
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Count the number of things in the game that begin with the same letter. Then, ask your child to think of other words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 1032

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
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0:56 Runtime
Plays: 3383

Super Grover with a G

Super Grover sings about the greatness of the letter ?G?.
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1:21 Runtime
Plays: 1417

Melissa McCarthy - Choreographer

Melissa McCarthy, Elmo, and a penguin choreograph a new dance.
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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: 2487

Story Book Builder

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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.

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