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 Six
Frog and Duck are Invited to a Sleepover!
When Frog and Duck are invited to a sleepover, Duck is nervous about sleeping away from his nest. Your child can learn about spelling and courage in this clip.
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.
Daniel and His Friends
In this interactive storybook, your child can read along with Daniel Tiger as he thinks about ways that he is different from his friends and ways that he is the same as his friends.
No Chimney for Santa
In this clip, Super Why needs help picking a word to change Santa's story. Your child can learn about word meaning and revision.
Truman's Solar System Game!
Your child can play along with Truman and his friends as he describes his solar system game and defines the word "SUMMARY.
It's tower time! Children explore and investigate properties of materials that help them build a tall, stable tower.
Pet-Sitting Tip #1: Make Sure It’s a Hamster
How do you keep a rhino from ruining your roommate’s apartment? Shopping bags!
Ages and Eras
Helen and Alice can teach your child about the words "AGE" and "ERA" as they take T.D. to their favorite parts of the past.
Princess Presto Builds a Tractor
Princess Presto spells the word "TRACTOR" in this clip where your child can learn about letters that make similar sounds and matching sounds to letters,
Mini Golf Battleground
Becky defines the word "CONCENTRATE," which she's trying to do so she can win the mini golf tournament honestly.
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