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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: 591

Letters to Big Bird

Learn letters with Big Bird.
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Count the number of things in the game that begin with the same letter. Then, ask your child to think of other words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 10

Antonio Talks About Reading

Antonio talks about Goldilocks & the 3 Bears.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 479

Forest Whitaker: Imagination

Forest Whitaker and Count von Count illustrate "imagination."
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 482

Oscar's Letter of the Day: S

Oscar and Slimey talk about the letter S.
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 383

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 4382

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: 301

Conan O'Brien: Amphibian

Conan O'Brien talks about the word "amphibian."
2:51 Runtime
Plays: 261

Alphabet Soup

Help Cookie Monster make words in his soup!
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Ask your child, "What letter does the noodle words begin with?" Help him to think of other familiar words that begin with that letter.
Plays: 913

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 421

Trash Gordon: Planet Itch

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
2:23 Runtime
Plays: 38

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 593

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
1:53 Runtime

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