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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: 797

Gross Grouch Song

Oscar sings a grouchy song about the letter ?G.?
0:44 Runtime
Plays: 435

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 730

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 161

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 247

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 206

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 222

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
1:38 Runtime
Plays: 210

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: 141

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 2823

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
2:9 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and point out different letters you see. Talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 714

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?
Plays: 756

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.

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