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 Three
Big Brother Daniel
In this interactive book, your child can learn early literacy skills and about helping care for a new baby in the family.
Lovely Letter Match Up
Your child can practice letter and sound knowledge with this Super Why memory matching game featuring Princess Presto.
Freeze Dance Rhyming
Rhyming words make Wonder Red want to dance! Your child can practice reading and recognizing words that rhyme in this online game.
New Dog in Town
Bullying hurts! Martha defines the word "TEASE" when she admits she's afraid to run into the mean dog across the street.
Mine Cart Mash
In this online game your child can practice transforming words by adding a letter with a certain vowel or consonant sound.
You can build your child's self-esteem and vocabulary by giving her specific compliments with words like extraordinary, outstanding, and superb!
Lost Little Egg
When the animals find a bird egg, Sheep takes responsibility for the egg until Bird returns.
Build A Word Adventure: Truck
Sheep & Dog are on their way to a party, but their truck broke apart into letters. Your child can help rebuild the truck by identifying each letter that spells the word truck.
Cross Worrrd Up
In this printable activity, your child can help WordGirl complete a crossword puzzle by figuring out the antonyms or synonyms for each clue.
When Martha is sad she has not been adopted yet she learns about the word possibilities, or places that she could go next.
You can practice letter sounds with your child in this fun game of puppy hide-and-seek!
Get the whole family involved in this game to play in the car! Your child can learn new words and practice map reading skills while you go from place to place.
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