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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.

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Kayla's Favorite Word

Kayla tells Abby her favorite word is "cat."
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1:12 Runtime
Plays: 979

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: 4956

I Love Words

Abby Cadabby sings about words she loves.
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As you watch the video, encourage your child to say Abby's favorite words aloud when they appear on-screen. After the video is over, ask your child which of those words was his favorite.
Plays: 1776

Alphabet Town

You can see the alphabet all around town.
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2:10 Runtime
Plays: 382

Abby Reads to Marco

Abby reads Real People Tales.
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2:1 Runtime
Plays: 249

D is for Dress-Up

Dress up as things that start with D like diver or dentist!
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1:2 Runtime
Plays: 6243

Outer Space ABCs

Blast off for an alphabet song in outer space!
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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: 72

Elmo's Brain Games

Elmo's Brain Games
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TIP: Help your child build their memory, attention to detail, and flexible thinking with mini scavenger hunts. You can ask them to find all the things in a room or space that are a certain color or a certain shape.
Plays: 3608

Story Book Builder

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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 678

H is for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, costumes and the letter H!
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1:25 Runtime
Plays: 123

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Reinforce

Murray hits Joseph Gordon-Levitt's watch with a mallet.
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2:11 Runtime
Plays: 997

Bubble Letters

Pop the bubbles!
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Write out all of the letters in your child?s name. Together, talk about the sound that each letter makes.

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