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Episode 1
/m/y reading buddies

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter m – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter m. Dusty and Dott practice whole body listening and make some marvelous moves.

Episode 2
what’s the /t/ea?

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter t – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter t. Dusty and Dott talk about the words we use to identify ourselves and get their bodies moving by tapping and twisting.

Episode 3
every /d/og has his /d/ay

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter d – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter d. Dusty and Dott discuss the importance of being flexible when plans do not go as expected and practice some daring dance moves.

Episode 4
the big /a/pple

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter a – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter a. The threesome also explores the concept of voting in a democracy and Dusty and Dott work out their abdominals.

Episode 5
/b/egin the /b/eguine

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter b – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter b. Dott practices upcycling, discusses recycling with Dusty, and brings the beat in “Squat with Dott.”

Episode 6
my /s/tuffy

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter s – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter s. Dusty and Dott discuss the concepts of privacy, sharing, and gratitude and also play Dott’s version of “Red Light, Green Light.”

Episode 7
/i/ like /i/tch

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter i – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter i. Dusty and Dott discuss good hygiene practices for staying healthy and imitate each other’s motions.

Episode 8
/f/unny /f/ace

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter f – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter f. Dusty and Dott offer to help each other stay accountable to practicing tasks that are challenging and feel less fidgety after their fitness routine.

Episode 9
/r/hythm nation

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter r– how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter r. Dott teaches Dusty about the importance of sun and water to the well-being of plants and humans and the pair practices different rhythms.

Episode 10
/o/ctopus’ garden

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter o – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter o. Dusty practices forgiveness with Dott and Alphabott and Dusty and Dott hop, trot, and plop their way through their daily exercise routine.

Episode 11
/p/enny for your thoughts

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter p – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter p. Dott teaches Dusty about land acknowledgment and indigenous populations, and, in “Squat with Dott,” the two practice some balletic positions.

Episode 12
/c/omedy tonight

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter c – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter c. Dusty tries to convince Alphabott to go for a swim and later, Dusty and Dott squeeze in some time for cardio.

Episode 13
/g/ood do/g/

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter g – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter g. Dott and Alphabott start a campaign against littering and Dusty and Dott get their groove on.

Episode 14
/h/ip /h/ip /h/ooray

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter h – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter h. Dott models prioritizing important tasks and Dusty and Dott hop to it for better health.

Episode 15
/l/eapin’ /l/izards

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter l – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter l. Dott introduces Dusty to the benefits of mindful breathing and the pair loosens up for “leg day”.

Episode 16
/e/lephant in the room

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter e – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter e. Dusty and Dott discuss gratitude and ways to express it, as well as engage in some energizing exercise.

Episode 17
/w/ishful thinking

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter w – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter w. Dott helps Dusty distinguish between “indoor” and “outdoor” voices and the pair gets in a wonderful workout.

Episode 18
/n/ananabooboo

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter g – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter g. Dott and Alphabott start a campaign against littering and Dusty and Dott get their groove on.

Episode 19
/ch/ /ch/ /ch/ changes

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the digraph ch – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the digraph ch. Dott teaches Dusty some American Sign Language and the pair chums it up during their challenging workout.

Episode 20
/v/room /v/room

Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter v – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter v. Dott teaches Dusty about fables and the pair has a vigorous workout.

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