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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: 734

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: 1196

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: 2081

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
Literacy
0:41 Runtime
Plays: 305

Letter G Game

Grover hosts the Letter G Game.
Literacy
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 1837

C Is for Cookie

Cookie Monster sings about the letter C.
Literacy
1:26 Runtime
Plays: 365

Jimmy Kimmel: Sibling

Jimmy Kimmel explains the word "sibling."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 8327

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
Literacy
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: 3775

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 1779

The Letter G Song

Singing the letter g song
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 2004

Alphabet Rap

Elmo raps the alphabet.
Literacy
1:28 Runtime
Plays: 309

Word on the Street: Subtraction

Murray introduces the word "subtraction".
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0:30 Runtime
Plays: 1601

B. B. King: The Letter B

B.B. King sings about life without "B".
Literacy
2:26 Runtime

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