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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: 10364

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
Literacy
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 851

Pequeno & Grande

Rosita teaches the words grande and pequeno.
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1:12 Runtime
Plays: 2790

Anna Kendrick: Absorb

Anna Kendrick, Elmo and Abby explore absorb's definition.
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1:22 Runtime
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Do an absorption investigation at home! Collect objects such as a tissue, a washcloth, and a rock. Fill a cup with water and predict which objects will absorb (or soak up) water. Test your thinking!
Plays: 1418

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 299

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 650

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
Literacy
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 1368

Big Bird's Alphabet Track

Trace the letter!
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 1072

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
Literacy
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 987

B is for Bath

Bathtime is the best time! Water, soap, toys, let's play!
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1:3 Runtime
Plays: 1164

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
Literacy
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 151

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
Literacy
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 1462

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
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1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.

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