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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: 595

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: 79

Yes!

Zoe tells Baby Bear the word of the day.
0:53 Runtime
Plays: 571

My Name is Zoe

Zoe spells her name out using blocks.
1:32 Runtime
Plays: 204

Big Bird Rhymes Beep

Big Bird finds things that rhyme with "beep".
2:1 Runtime
Plays: 553

Dr. No

A Monsterpiece Theatre presentation
3:55 Runtime
Plays: 308

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: 337

Eric Stonestreet: Remember

Eric Stonestreet and Abby remember an important list.
2:20 Runtime
Plays: 5119

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
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: 114

Lena Headey: Relax

Lena Headey and Murray calm demonstrate the word Relax.
2:29 Runtime
Plays: 895

Eva Longoria: Exquisite

Eva Longoria shows us "exquisite."
1:15 Runtime
Plays: 1003

Reading Adventures

Join Elmo and friends as they go on five reading adventures!
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These bilingual read-aloud stories teach more than 30 vocabulary words! Together, enter a world of words anytime, anywhere as you read, explore, and tap! Choose a level that's right for your child.
Plays: 702

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.

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