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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: 1106

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: 156

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
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0:53 Runtime
Plays: 492

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1154

Charlize Theron: Jealous

Charlize Theron feels jealous of Abby Cadabby's wings.
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2:23 Runtime
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Talk about the word jealous, a strong feeling you have when you want something that someone else has. Together, talk about a time when your child felt jealous and what she did to feel better.
Plays: 979

Pequeno & Grande

Rosita teaches the words grande and pequeno.
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 1001

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
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1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 1193

Snuffy and Joey Alphabet

Joey helps Snuffy remember the alphabet.
Literacy
2:11 Runtime
Plays: 405

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
Literacy
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 10382

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
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1:28 Runtime
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Help your child find magazine pictures of things that begin with the letter C, such as cars and cookies! Cut out the pictures for him, and then create a letter C collage together.
Plays: 456

Rhyming Day

Grover servers up a rhyme.
Literacy
3:2 Runtime
Plays: 438

Cookie's Cookies

Sort the cookies!
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You and your child can play sorting games with everyday objects around your home. Ask your child to sort her toys into different categories, like small and big toys, or hard and soft toys. With practice, your child may be ready to make up her own sorting rules to challenge you.
Plays: 1384

Grover: Disco Alphabet Song

Grover is a disco king.
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2:15 Runtime

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