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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: 851

D is for Dinosaur

Danielle the dinosaur meets friends at the diner!
Literacy
1:18 Runtime
Plays: 621

Pequeno & Grande

Rosita teaches the words grande and pequeno.
Literacy
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 450

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
Literacy
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 274

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 58

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
Literacy
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 1038

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: 531

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
Literacy
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 2138

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
Literacy
2:19 Runtime
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Go on a letter U hunt! See how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter. How many times can you find it as a lowercase letter?
Plays: 523

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
Literacy
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 1447

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
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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?
Plays: 819

Doug E. Doug and Elmo

Elmo reads a story he wrote to Doug E. Doug.
Literacy
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 941

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.

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