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 Five
Your child can laugh along with Helen, Truman, and T.D. as they console Martha who is convinced she's "STARVING" during the blackout.
Chuck Gets Embarrassed
WordGirl reminds Chuck about the word "hustle" and then he makes a silly mistake.
Sunflower Biscuit Bones
In this interactive book, your child can learn how to follow a recipe and use measurement skills to bake bone shaped dog treats.
T.D.'s Report on Inventor Tom Adams
Your child can learn about good public speaking skills in this clip where T.D. gives a class presentation.
Your child can showcase her creativity in this activity that uses text from newspapers to create new and silly sentences.
Alpha Pig Finds the Word "Apples
Alpha Pig is spelling the word "apples"! Your child will sing the alphabet and identify printed letters to spell the word "apples.
Music Video: Lisa's song, "Follow Through
In this song with Lisa, your child can learn about what it means to "follow through.
Hello from Outer Space
In this art project, your child can use his imagination to make a picture of a creature from outer space.
Decorating your child's ceiling while practicing alphabet concepts is as easy as A, B ,C when you and your child create a nighttime star scene using the alphabet and lots of sparkle.
What kind of words describe your pet? In this game, your child can create their own pet picture with props, frames, characters, and descriptive words that Martha defines!
Raise a Reader with Super Why
Super Why introduces children to the power of reading -- and helps kids develop problem-solving skills along the way. Through engaging stories and games, your child can practice key skills like letter identification, word decoding, spelling, vocabulary and comprehension.Find Activities