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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: 216

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 2213

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 2029

The Letter G Song

Singing the letter g song
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 757

Snuffy's Letter Car

Trace the letter!
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After your child traces a letter, talk about the sound it makes. Together, think of a word that begins with that letter and draw a picture! Can you think of more words that start with that letter?
Plays: 2381

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
Literacy
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 396

Cobie Smulders: Courteous

Cobie Smulders and Grover demonstrate the word "courteous."
Literacy
1:53 Runtime
Plays: 991

The Words Song

Discover that words are here, there, and everywhere.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 506

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 1120

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
Literacy
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 1265

How Fun a Book

A song about the adventures you can take in a book!
Literacy
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 1011

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Fragile

Jesse Tyler Ferguson explains "fragile."
Literacy
1:50 Runtime
Plays: 4550

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
Literacy
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.

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