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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: 472

Persistent with David Beckham

Learn about the word "persistent".
Literacy
6:14 Runtime
Plays: 533

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: 886

Scramalot

The knights of Scramalot like to rhyme a lot.
Literacy
2:39 Runtime
Plays: 2641

What Makes U So Useful

One Direction sings about the useful letter "U."
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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: 545

Going to the Library

A song about going to the library
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 690

Lena Horne Sings the Alphabet

Lena Horne sings with the Muppets.
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1:37 Runtime
Plays: 1942

Halle Berry: Nibble

Elmo and Halle Berry demonstrate the word ?nibble?.
Literacy
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 798

Song: J is for Jump

Jump into this song on Sesame Street!
Literacy
1:38 Runtime
Plays: 241

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.
Plays: 1970

Sing the ABCs

Animation of two girls singing the alphabet
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0:41 Runtime
Plays: 436

No Matter What Your Language

Different words can mean the same thing.
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2:0 Runtime
Plays: 1851

Rhyme Time!

Drive the train and help conductor Grover collect rhyming words!
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Rhyming is fun! Ask your child to say a word and then you say another word that ends in the same sounds. Take turns starting and finishing rhymes. How many rhyming pairs can you make?

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