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
TD made this website about his research for a school report. Your child can learn some new words while learning about how bubble gum is made.
You can build your child's self-esteem and vocabulary by giving her specific compliments with words like extraordinary, outstanding, and superb!
Word Girl recognizes and defines the word "UNRULY," though she temporarily forgets she needs to help solve the problem, too!
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.
Super Story Answer is "Evidence
Connect the story and the real world by applying the definition of evidence to help solve a mystery.
Music Video: She's a Nice Girl
Everyone loves Lisa when she goes around changing signs! Your child will learn how changing letters and words can make new words and phrases with new meanings.
The Three Little Pigs: Wonder Red Game
Wonder Red needs to get over the wall to find the Big Bad Wolf! Your child can help her while learning about words that end in -all.
Letters to Big Bird
Big Bird has received an alphabet letter in the mail. Your child can practice beginning letter sounds by finding the objects that start with that letter.
Celeb Cam: Andrea Burns
Manny's mom can teach your child about using the word "HOW" in sentences or to ask questions in this clip where she brags about Manny.
Super Duper DJ
In this skill-adjustable game, your child can practice early reading and letter recognition skills while Super Why DJs for a party!
Red Uses Her Manners
Little Red wants a piece of cake! In this clip, your child can learn about good manners, letters, and spelling.
In this activity, your child can practice alphabet skills by following a trail of Alpha Pig's alphabet letters to find a hidden treasure.
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