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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: 1062

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
Literacy
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: 1359

Jack Black and the Octagon

Jack Black talks about the word "octagon."
LiteracyMath
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: 608

Monster Clubhouse: Alphabet

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Literacy
6:1 Runtime
Plays: 384

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 944

Ruben Studdard: Soul Alphabet

Elmo and Ruben sing the alphabet song.
Literacy
2:13 Runtime
Plays: 2002

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: 116

P is for Prince and Princess

Thumbprints help tell a story about P words.
Literacy
0:56 Runtime
Plays: 608

Sonia Sotomayor: Career

Justice Sotomayor gives Abby career advice.
Literacy
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 1602

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
Literacy
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 72

D is for Dogs

Woof, woof, the word "dogs" starts with D!
Literacy
1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1781

V Violin Song

Cookie Monster sings about the letter V.
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 10422

ABCs of Moving You w/ Usher

Usher sings an active song about the ABC's.
Literacy
1:40 Runtime
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Make letters with your body! Try making a C, an L, and a P!

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