One of the most powerful ways to develop your child's literacy skills is also the simplest: talk with your kids! Regular, meaningful conversations help kids learn new words and understand how to listen, and provide opportunities to share their own stories and ideas. When caring adults talk to kids about the world — explaining how a recipe works or the rules of baseball — they are planting seeds of knowledge that will grow as kids become independent thinkers, readers and writers.
How to Raise a Reader at Age Two
Woofster Defines "Miserable
When Checkers learns that the Super Readers have to go home, he needs help saying how he feels. Your child can learn about the word "MISERABLE" from Woofster.
Elmo and his friends are making music. Your child can play music on his own or choose the music note to follow along and play a specific song.
Build A Word Adventure: Balloon
In this game, your child can help the Word friends prepare a surprise birthday party for Dog - and practice letter and spelling skills along the way.
Red's Rhyme and Roll
Red is collecting fruit to take to Grandma! Your child can help Red by finding the rhyming words.
Duck is swimming around his pond looking for WordThings. Your child can explore the pond with duck to find the words.
Princess Presto Spells "Zigzag
The Super Readers need to zigzag around asteroids! Princess Presto uses her magic spelling wand to spell the word "zigzag," which will help your child practice letter and sound identification.
Raise a Reader with Sesame Street
On this very special street, children learn early language and literacy skills such as letter knowledge, vocabulary, and reading and writing fundamentals.Find Activities