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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: 1377

The African Animal Box

African animal alphabet song
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 179

Bert and Sleeping Beauty

Bert wakes Sleeping Beauty.
Literacy
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 2991

Things that Rhyme with Mando

Mando and friends sing about Spanish words that rhyme with Mando
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2:31 Runtime
Plays: 1087

Matt Kemp - Attach

Abby attaches different things to Matt Kemp's baseball jersey.
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1:36 Runtime
Plays: 863

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
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1:41 Runtime
Plays: 7188

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
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2:9 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and point out different letters you see. Talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 1122

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
Literacy
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 1408

A's Anatomy

Dr. Grover helps to fix a letter A.
Literacy
4:7 Runtime
Plays: 876

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: 9163

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: 4387

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
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2:38 Runtime
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 1559

Words Are Everywhere

Explore and find words to add to your collection!
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Be word collectors at home! Choose a color or a shape, then challenge your child to look for things of that color or shape. Create your own word collection; write down new words your child learns.

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