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
Some words have multiple meanings! Word Girl explains to the villains the multiple uses for the word "CAVITY.
Duck needs help catching the correct letters to complete a code. Your child can practice her upper and lower case letter identification skills by helping to catch letters in the waterfall.
Woofster Defines "Exit
In this clip, your child will learn about the word "EXIT" from Woofster, who explains how to fix a problem started by More Man.
Creating your own letter museum at home can help your child focus on a favorite letter and its sound(s).
Your child can help Special Agent Jack Bowzer fill in the missing words in the sentence to crack the code.
The Election Problem
Peg and Cat are holding an election to see who can get the most votes to be in charge of the chickens while the farmer goes to market. In this interactive storybook, your child can watch and count along as the chickens vote for their favorite candidate.
Lazy Belly Dragging Dog
Your child can learn about fitness vocabulary in this clip where Dr. O'Mayhem tries to sabotage the fitness of the group to make them "LAZY.
Dog's Letter Pit
Dog is having fun jumping into a pile of letters. Your child can practice matching letters and their sounds to create words with Dog.
Captain Huggy Face's Freeze Frame
Your child can practice vocabulary skills by filling in the right word in WordGirl's adventures.
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