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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: 743

Timothy Olyphant: Proud

Timothy Olyphant and Abby talk to friends who feel proud.
Literacy
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 41

G is for Grandparents

G is for grandparents. They are great!
Literacy
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 1607

Mila Kunis: Include

Mila Kunis talks about being included.
Literacy
1:42 Runtime
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Talk about a time when your child felt like he wasn't included. How did he feel? Use puppets to act out the situation and figure out a way to be included, such as asking to play.
Plays: 4105

Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case

Help Detective Elmo crack the cookie case!
LiteracyLogic and Reasoning
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Solve your own mystery! Place your hand over a picture of someone you and your child know. Slowly remove your hand to partially reveal the image. Can he guess who it is?
Plays: 823

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: 580

Albert Pujols: Athlete

Albert Pujols and Grover illustrate what "athlete" means.
Literacy
2:3 Runtime
Plays: 577

Lauren Graham: Author

Lauren Graham and Grover demonstrate the word "author."
Literacy
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 4757

Norah Jones: Don't Know Y

Norah misses her friend, the letter Y.
Literacy
3:10 Runtime
Plays: 1454

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
Literacy
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 1687

Alphabet Hunt

Find the letters!
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As you walk around your neighborhood, try to point out different letters you see and talk about the sounds they make. Street signs, storefronts, and billboards are great places to look.
Plays: 100

Mark Ruffalo: Empathy

Mark Ruffalo and Murray talk about the word "Empathy."
Literacy
2:28 Runtime

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