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Help Your Early Learners Grow With DCMP Accessible Media

DCMP has resources for parents and educators to help early learners. Here you'll find captioned and described videos for early learners covering topics such as safety, hygiene, science, art and math.

DCMP members can go to their dashboard and set their browsing preferences to their prefered age/grade level. If you're a parent or educator with at least one student who is deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind, you qualify for free DCMP membership. There are no fees associated with any of DCMP's services; we're fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Here are some videos to help your early learners grow:

Literature

The bank of a river, lake, or stream with driftwood and bright green ferns.
9 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
A hermit crab with no shell walking along the ocean floor as fish swim behind. Caption: I must find a new house soon.'
9 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
An adult mama bear with hands on hips and a frown. A child bear wearing a skirt, holding a human child and saying, Caption: Squeaker is gonna be the best pet ever!
8 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Color illustration. 3 mice rest on mats. Caption. A Chrysanthemum is a flower.
14 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration. White mouse in dress and coat uses a parasol in a sunny garden. Spanish caption. Y tomó el camino más largo hacia la escuela.
14 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration. A boy rides on the neck of a brontosaurus. Caption. I can sound like a car.
9 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of a fox rolling down a grass and wildflower covered hill. Caption: he tumbled happily down the hill
Fletcher the Little Fox
Season 0 / Ep 3
8 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Animated blue square with a smiley face next to a red block with a smiley face. Green triangle just out of frame.
6 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Color illustration. Goldilocks, a heavyset blonde girl in a polka dot dress holds a hand above a bowl. Caption. Next she tasted the porridge in the medium-sized bowl.
7 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Woman holds up fingers of 1 hand to form a bracket. She stands behind an illustrated black and white window with a moon hovering to her side. Caption. Goodnight moon.
Sign Language Storytelling
Episode 8
5 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: K - 5
Cartoon of witch in profile with green hair, wearing red cap and dress. Caption. Perhaps she should eat the little one too.
16 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon depicts a small boy in blue pajamas. He holds a purple crayon and looks at his drawing of a blanket full of pies.
7 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Color illustration of a white dog with black spots laying down outside with head resting on an object. Caption. And buried it in the backyard.
9 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Cartoon of a white dog with black spots standing below a clawfoot bathtub, looking up at a cleaning brush. Spanish caption. Un dia, cuando oyó que llenaban la bañera de agua.
9 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Animation of a gray garbage truck with headlights glowing as it passes an illuminated street lamp at night.
I'm...! -- Machines At Work
Episode 1
9 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Title card on white background reads, "The Described and Captioned Media Program provides services designed to benefit students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind."
Sign Language Storytelling
Episode 6
7 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Cartoon. Max, a white bunny in blue suspenders stands next to a tree. Caption. Then he popped out of his hiding place.
5 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Painting from Sam and the Lucky Money. Closeup of Chinese boy's face. Caption. His parents said he didn't have to buy socks.
11 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon tree with green leaves and several acorns and a brown squirrel in the leaves. There's a hole in the top of the tree trunk, and a cloud in the blue sky.
Scaredy Squirrel
Episode 1
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Cartoon of a garbage truck pulling up to a dumpster. Caption: The garbage truck?
5 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Color illustration. Animated smiling caterpillar, walking forward with head reared back. Spanish caption. Narrador. Las orugas no son como otros seres.
7 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon illustration. Child holds out a piece of paper with several splotches of paint. Caption. If I can make little dots, I can make big dots.
7 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Painting with aerial view of hands touching a book with pictures of 3 houses, made of straw, wood, and brick. Caption. Everybody knows the story of the 3 Little Pigs.
10 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Color illustration. Scrawny cat with glasses and a large bell around its neck walking by a dog laying down in a dog bed. Caption. Sound of meows.
5 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

Language

Cartoon of a play room. Robo, J, 5, a pink robot hover next to a machine labeled, "Word Machine." Robot faces towards Blazin' Bill and Jake the Fire Engine parked nearby, appearing to watch the Word Machine. Caption. Today we will learn animal words.
Toys
Episode 3
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Small hand rests next to a yellow spiral-bound book titled, "The Alphabet Book." Blue background is scattered with gold star stickers. Caption. Child as narrator. The Alphabet Book.
Marvie
Episode 8
2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Blonde woman in a purple button up sweater uses sign language in front of a pink background with the letters A, B, and C. Caption. If I relax my fingers and my thumb.
Say, Sing And Sign
Episode 1
28 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Boy in overalls holds fingers together at his mouth. Color illustration of a paneled room with a blue treasure chest as backdrop. Caption. Want, food.
Signing Time!
Episode 1
29 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Girl holds palms together and purses lips in front of a decorative cabinet. Caption. Book, like you're opening a book.
Signing Time!
Episode 2
30 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Red locomotive sits in a grassy field next to a wooden rail fence.
Shawn and Team
Episode 6
1 hours 5 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon of the side of Max the Train driving along the tracks, surrounded by bright purple and green pillars.
Toys
Episode 5
21 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2

Play and Exercise

Animated puppet, Marvie smiles with her mouth open wide and wears a life vest at an indoor water park. Caption. What's your favorite thing to do at the water park?
Marvie
Episode 11
1 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 2
3 young kids stand on their yoga mats with their feet apart and their hands locked and extended behind them as they lean forward toward the ground. A cartoon of a gray bull is above them. Spanish caption. Toro fuerte con manos atrás.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 9
7 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Aisha, Pepe, Pati, Ani, Willy, and Flora lay on their backs on their yoga mats in a circle, with their heads toward the middle of the circle and eyes closed. Spanish caption. En la postura de savasana.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 26
7 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
1 young girl and 2 young boys extend their left arms up and lean onto their right arms with their left legs extended opposite on their yoga mats. There's a cartoon baby bird in a nest above them. Spanish caption. Cóndor polluelo.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 23
7 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
2 women stand with arms raised straight up in the air. Caption. Work as a whole as you're breathing.
51 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Life Skills

Closeup of a child drawing with marker on a sheet of paper. Caption. Giving outlets for expressing their feelings.
22 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Young girl holds on to the collar of a golden retriever, looking off with a scowling expression on her face. Caption. Am I concerned with the way my child feels?
Families Growing Together
Episode 3
15 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Woman crouches down to gently touch the arm of a young girl. Next to them is a daily school schedule. Caption. Casa.
Family Sign Language
Episode 4
1 hours 11 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Life-size Goofy character carries a tray of vegetables next to a Black woman wearing a light blue shirt and name tag. Caption. Second, you should brush your teeth after.
13 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Man pushes a canoe out into the water from the beach. Person seated in the front paddles out. Caption. We're going to answer these questions and others.
11 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Boy with blond hair looks down and wipes his cheek with a red cloth. A red and yellow cartoon T, V frames the video. Music note icon indicates music is playing.
Life Skills: I Can Do It
Episode 1
28 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Girl smiles and holds up a purple crayon. A red and yellow cartoon T, V frames the video. Caption. So she can use different crayons.
Life Skills: I Can Do It
Episode 2
28 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Green creature with blue hair smiles and holds their hands at chest. A red and yellow cartoon T,  V frames the video. Caption. Me do! We do!
Life Skills: I Can Do It
Episode 4
28 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Animated puppet, Marvie smiles and holds a stuffed elephant in a darkened bedroom with glow-in-the-dark stars. Caption. What's your bedtime routine?
Marvie
Episode 23
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Cartoon magnifying glass held over a 2-story white house. Caption. Synthesizer plays upbeat music.
13 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman smiling downward while she adjusts a dental light. Caption. This light helps me look at all your teeth.
18 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4

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