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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: 393

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
Literacy
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 508

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y, and sings a song with Elmo about it.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 400

La La La Letter L

Bert and Ernie sing words that begin with L.
Literacy
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 698

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
Literacy
2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 511

Emma Stone: Balance

Emma Stone and Abby Cadabby explore the word "balance."
Literacy
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 2820

Celebrity Lullabies

Ricky Gervais sings Elmo a lullaby.
Literacy
2:53 Runtime
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Search for things around your home that begin with the letter N. You might find a newspaper, napkin, or noodles. To help your child get started, encourage him to point to his nose!
Plays: 765

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
Literacy
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 2531

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 2016

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
Literacy
2:19 Runtime
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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: 456

Going to the Library

A song about going to the library
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 477

Alphabet Soup

Help Cookie Monster make words in his soup!
Literacy
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Ask your child, "What letter does the noodle words begin with?" Help him to think of other familiar words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 456

Grover Finds the Letter A

Grover has to find the letter A.
Literacy
1:3 Runtime

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