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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: 339

Toddler: Keyboard-O-Rama

Press any key to play with Elmo in this game for toddlers.
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Press a letter on the keyboard and listen as Elmo names an object. Ask your child to think of something else that begins with that letter.
Plays: 45

Rhyme Time Poem

A song about rhyming. It's Rhyme Time! Can you rhyme?
0:51 Runtime
Plays: 302

Cookie Eats the Letter O

Cookie Monster shows us the letter of the day.
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 328

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 1338

B is for Bedtime with Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross gets ready for bed with things that start with B!
1:21 Runtime
Plays: 109

The Mad T Party

Abby gets served "T".
6:29 Runtime
Plays: 333

Ginnifer Goodwin: Adventure

Ginnifer Goodwin and Abby explore the world of "adventure."
2:2 Runtime
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Make up an adventure story! With your child, use your imagination to make up a story about an exciting adventure, such as exploring a jungle or swimming with dolphins!
Plays: 394

Ian McKellan: Resist

Ian McKellan and Cookie Monster explain the word resist.
3:17 Runtime
Plays: 3567

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
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: 490

Kayla and Abby Sing the Alphabet

Abby and Kayla sing the alphabet together.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 216

In the Nick of Rhyme

It's super rhyme time with Super Grover!
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Help your child rhyme like Super Grover! Try to remember some of the objects from the game and see if you can think of another word that ends in the same sound.
Plays: 797

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
1:8 Runtime
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Make octagons! You and your child can create this eight-sided shape by using eight crayons, spoons, or blocks. Each time you make one, count the sides and angles. How many ways can you make octagons?

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