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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: 844

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
Literacy
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 6992

The Alphabet with Elmo

India Arie sings the ABC's with Elmo.
Literacy
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: 2250

Abby's Sandbox Search

Dig in the sand with Abby to find fun objects!
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Pick your favorite letter from the game, talk about its sound, and list some words that begin with it. Then, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 465

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
Literacy
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 272

Telly Is Cold

Telly makes the word "cold."
Literacy
1:4 Runtime
Plays: 716

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
Literacy
0:55 Runtime
Plays: 2191

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
Literacy
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 2580

Circus Alphabet

A circus shows the letters of the alphabet.
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 438

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
Literacy
0:34 Runtime
Plays: 224

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
Literacy
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 8871

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: 88

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
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1:0 Runtime

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