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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: 465

Piggies Alphabet

A boogie-woogie farm ABC song.
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 1020

Brittany Snow: Friend

Brittany Snow and Elmo explain the word friend.
1:31 Runtime
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It's fun to make new friends! Use puppets or stuffed animals to act out what your child would do if he wanted to make a new friend! Encourage him to share his name, and ask, "Can I play with you?"
Plays: 196

Ricky Gervais: Stumble

Grover stumbles over Ricky Gervais.
0:43 Runtime
Plays: 638

Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 131

Telly Is Cold

Telly makes the word "cold."
1:4 Runtime
Plays: 488

Pequeno & Grande

Rosita teaches the words grande and pequeno.
1:12 Runtime
Plays: 563

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.
Plays: 555

B is for Bath

Bathtime is the best time! Water, soap, toys, let's play!
1:3 Runtime
Plays: 670

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 1782

Z Zebra Song

Elmo sings about the letter Z.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 813

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
1:36 Runtime
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It's fiesta time! Help your child plan a party for her stuffed animals. Make a list of the animals she'd like to invite, create decorations, and think of some games you can play during the fiesta.
Plays: 731

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
1:45 Runtime

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