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Kristin Smith

YouTube Channel Review

Alphablocks is originally a BBC kids show that can now be found on YouTube.

With nearly one million subscribers and more than 800 uploaded videos, Alphablocks provides parents a resource for their young children that makes learning fun with original songs and dancing.

And for the sake of convenience, the videos are broken down into categories where kids can learn about phonics, letter recognization, spelling and reading.

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Children learn about sounds, vowels, the alphabet and how to spell.

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Channel Summary

Alphablocks is a channel focused on making learning fun while bringing the alphabet to life. Just as other educational video programming seeks to do, Alphablocks offers a nice way to augment and reinforce lessons little ones might be learning at home or in preschool.

Kristin Smith

Kristin Smith joined the Plugged In team in 2017. Formerly a Spanish and English teacher, Kristin loves reading literature and eating authentic Mexican tacos. She and her husband, Eddy, love raising their children Judah and Selah. Kristin also has a deep affection for coffee, music, her dog (Cali) and cat (Aslan).

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