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 Four
Prankster Planet: Wordsuckerupinator
In this extended-play game, your child can help defeat Manny by completing several mini-games while learning new words and physics concepts in this Electric Company platformer!
Music Video: Find The Compromise
Your child will learn about the word compromise, which occurs when everyone puts their head together to figure out a solution to a problem.
May I Have a Word - Devour
Your child can learn about the word "devour" on everybody's favorite game show with Beau Handsome.
Inventors are often inspired by nature when they invent! Your child can learn how nature has inspired different inventions, and learn new vocabulary words along the way.
What's Your Favorite Word?
In this online game, your child can watch favorite word videos or select favorite words to create and send messages to family and friends.
A Mousy Predicament
Your child can see Martha model good neighbor behavior as she offers to help Mr. Hangburn with his mouse "PREDICAMENT.
Super Why Game
In this clip, your child can help the princess save her father from the dragon by changing the story so she's not scared anymore.
Murray Had a Little Lamb: Vet
Murray is off to visit vet school to learn all about taking care of animals.
In this creative family game, slowly add details to an ongoing story until it becomes silly, bizarre, wacky and weird!
De-hy-what?" Becky defines the word "DEHYDRATED" using the root "HYDRATE" for her friend when she takes care of watering his plant.
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