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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: 188

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
Literacy
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 1149

Show Me a Sign

The letters of the alphabet in sign language
Literacy
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 407

B is for Babies

The letter B is for bouncing babies!
Literacy
0:49 Runtime
Plays: 4188

Outer Space ABCs

Blast off for an alphabet song in outer space!
Literacy
1:20 Runtime
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Go on a letter hunt! Pick a letter and see how many times you can find it as an uppercase letter and as a lowercase letter. Signs, store windows, and books are great places to look!
Plays: 1055

Lupita Nyong'o: Skin

Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo explain the word skin.
LiteracySocial Development
1:45 Runtime
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Our skin helps us touch and feel things. Touch things around your home such as a carpet, a tiled floor, and different fruits. Talk about how they feel. Are they rough or smooth? Are they hard or soft?
Plays: 190

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
Literacy
1:25 Runtime
Plays: 240

Hand Painted: T is for Turkey

An artist paints a turkey on his hand.
Literacy
0:50 Runtime
Plays: 493

Going to the Library

A song about going to the library
Literacy
2:9 Runtime
Plays: 830

Toddler: Keyboard-O-Rama

Press any key to play with Elmo in this game for toddlers.
Literacy
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Press a letter on the keyboard and listen as Elmo names an object. Ask your child to think of something else that begins with that letter.
Plays: 603

Jumping Rhymes

Abby and Zoe teach Rosita to jump and rhyme!
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Help your child rhyme like Rosita! Explain that words that rhyme end with the same sound. Think of words that rhyme with "fun" and "sun." Then, pick another word and find more rhymes!
Plays: 286

Trash Gordon: Triangle Planet

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
Literacy
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 553

Spanish Word of the Day: Familia

Rosita explains that the word "familia" means family.
Literacy
0:55 Runtime

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