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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: 1762

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
Literacy
1:36 Runtime
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 3958

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 1718

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 41

G is for Grandparents

G is for grandparents. They are great!
Literacy
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 582

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
Literacy
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 1087

ABC Hungry

Pop the bubbles!
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Each time your child finds the correct letter, ask him to tell you what sound it makes, and together, think of words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 462

Johnny Galecki: Transform

Johnny Galecki explains the word "transform."
Literacy
1:44 Runtime
Plays: 2106

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
Literacy
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 799

Transportation

Zoe Saldana explains the word "transportation."
Literacy
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 1499

Letter Dance Party

Big Bird and Snuffy are throwing a letter dance party and you’re invited! Practice letter recognition and boogie down with some fun party surprises.
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Help your child learn all about the first letter in her name. Together, say the letter out loud, practice tracing it while making the letter sound, and name different words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 826

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?

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