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WordWorld

WordWorld is a dynamic preschool series in which words are truly the stars of the show! Come along for an adventurous romp into a colorful, vibrant world of words with the lovable, legible WordFriends - animals whose bodies are made up of the letters that spell the word they are.

The WordFriends go on comic adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved with the right word. That word is built letter by letter, sound by sound, during the fun "Build a Word" song at the end of every episode. Once the word is built, it "morphs" - coming alive and transforming into the thing it spells!

Word building reinforces the pre-reading concept that letters (and their sounds) make words, and that words have real meaning - and power. The series also introduces literacy concepts that preschoolers will encounter as they become readers, such as sounding out letters and rhyming. But most of all, WordWorld helps children get excited about reading and see words as their friends.

On WQED-TV:

Sundays at 8:00 am

Characters

Meet the characters of WordWorld!

Games

Games / Online resources

Help the WordFriends find the WordThings all around them, and collect them in your Word Space! Each character also has a printable coloring page.

Map

An interactive map to WordWorld where kids can find WordThings and build their own word adventures.

For Parents and Educators

Whether you're a parent, teacher or a caregiver, here are some activities that are fun to do at home, in the classroom, or even in the car. Many of these materials include printable PDF sheets. To access these materials, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  • Viewing Tips: Use these simple tips before, during, and after viewing the show to bring literacy to life for your child!
  • Activities and Lessons: Try these hands-on activities with your child or students. Each episode-themed activity includes instructions, a list of materials, tips on taking the activity further, and information on the skills and subjects learned.


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