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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: 1007

In My Book

Bert explains to Ernie the fun of reading.
Literacy
2:5 Runtime
Plays: 317

Paul Rudd: Brilliant

Paul Rudd and Grover show brilliant.
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1887

Spanish "G" Word Song

Rosita strums a Spanish "G" song on her guitar.
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1:16 Runtime
Plays: 719

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: 876

John Cho: Sturdy

Abby and John Cho demonstrate the word "sturdy."
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1:47 Runtime
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Build a sturdy house for a stuffed animal! Use materials such as paper, cardboard, and blocks, and see which material is the strongest and makes a house that won't fall apart!
Plays: 1495

Kristen Bell - Splatter

Abby and Elmo splatter paint on Kristen Bell.
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1:44 Runtime
Plays: 1178

Dr. No

A Monsterpiece Theatre presentation
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3:55 Runtime
Plays: 1564

Viola Davis: Fiesta

Viola Davis and Elmo learn that "fiesta" means party in Spanish.
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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: 285

Telly Is Cold

Telly makes the word "cold."
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1:4 Runtime
Plays: 1054

ABC en español with Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez teaches Elmo how to sing the ABCs in Spanish!
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1:17 Runtime
Plays: 1680

ABCs of the Swamp

Kermit sings the alphabet in the swamp.
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1:45 Runtime
Plays: 2208

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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