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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: 333

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
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: 45

Zoe's Favorite Book

Zoe tells Telly about her favorite book.
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 130

Bert's Hat

Bert can't decide which hat to wear.
1:27 Runtime
Plays: 439

Letter of the Day Game Show: J

Cookie Monster has to find three things.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 899

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
1:31 Runtime
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 618

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
2:26 Runtime
Plays: 151

Bubble Letters

Pop the bubbles!
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Write out all of the letters in your child?s name. Together, talk about the sound that each letter makes.
Plays: 196

Alphabet Soup

Help Cookie Monster make words in his soup!
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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: 46

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 1535

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 552

Patti Labelle: the Alphabet

Patti LaBelle sings the alphabet.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 565

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
1:44 Runtime

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