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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: 1084

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 1288

Mindy Kaling: Enthusiastic

Mindy Kaling and Elmo explain the word enthusiastic.
Literacy
1:58 Runtime
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Together, create an activity calendar for the week, and plan one activity each day that your child is enthusiastic about and can look forward to. Ask him what makes him feel really excited.
Plays: 1366

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
Literacy
2:10 Runtime
Plays: 635

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: 12988

Sesame Street Alphabet

All of the Sesame Street muppets sing a new alphabet song!
Literacy
2:37 Runtime
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Go on a neighborhood letter hunt! Point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 3586

Super Grover with a G

Super Grover sings about the greatness of the letter ?G?.
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 778

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: 3160

D: Dance

Dancing to the letter D
Literacy
0:35 Runtime
Plays: 9470

S is for Songs with Sia

Sia loves songs so much that she just wrote a song about them!
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1:11 Runtime
Plays: 1903

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: 2839

B is for Bedtime with Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross gets ready for bed with things that start with B!
Literacy
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 1738

Spanish "G" Word Song

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

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