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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: 2094

African Alphabet

Kermit and a Zulu tribe sing an alphabet song.
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1:53 Runtime
Plays: 1827

Amy Ryan - Paleontologist

Elmo and Amy Ryan pretend to be paleontologists.
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1:25 Runtime
Plays: 109

Song: Letter M Day

A song about a funny "m" day
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1:0 Runtime
Plays: 1517

Super Grover: Go!

Elmo and Super Grover dance to the word "Go."
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0:21 Runtime
Plays: 541

Spanish Word of the Day: Silla

Rosita teaches us that "silla" means chair.
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0:34 Runtime
Plays: 1149

Trash Gordon: Planet of Shoes

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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1:49 Runtime
Plays: 873

Bill Hader: Grouchy

Bill Hader, Murray, and Elmo explains the word grouchy.
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2:26 Runtime
Plays: 3769

ABC Hip Hop

Miles sings the alphabet with monsters.
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1:39 Runtime
Plays: 10291

C Is for Cookie #2

Cookie Monster sings a song about cookies.
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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: 367

Cookie Sorting

Sort the cookies!
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You and your child can play sorting games with everyday objects around your home. Ask your child to sort her toys into different categories, like small and big toys, or hard and soft toys. With practice, your child may be ready to make up her own sorting rules to challenge you.
Plays: 438

Trash Gordon: Planet Spaghetti

Oscar reads to Slimey about Trash Gordon.
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1:53 Runtime
Plays: 990

Bumper Cars

Match the letter to a shape to ride the rotten bumper cars!
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Talk about the letter in the game and the sound that it makes. After you give Oscar his trash, go on a hunt around your home to find three more things that start with that letter.

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