PBS KIDS’ Emmy Award-winning television series WordWorld presents WordWorld Tales: your destination for exclusive WordWorld Appisodes. This library of exclusive touchable story tales focuses on early literacy skills as children watch words in each story come to life! As children explore, discover, collect and create different parts of each appisode, they create their own learning adventures.
WordWorld Tales encourage children to play along with their favorite episodes in a whole new way!
WordWorld Tales includes the following FREE appisodes:
*Happy Birthday, Dog!: It’s Dog’s birthday and all his friends in WordWorld are planning a surprise party. Help the WordFriends collect all the supplies for Dog’s party while focusing on print awareness, letter recognition and word building.
*A Christmas Present for Dog: Something is wrong with Dog’s present from Santa! Discover the giving spirit and help save Dog’s Christmas while focusing on writing letters, letter recognition and word building.
Additional appisodes available for purchase include:
*Pirate Ship: Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. Like hearty pirates, help follow the clues on the treasure map to rhyme your way across the WordWorld sea while focusing on rhyming, letter recognition and word building.
*Superhero Sheep: With your help, Sheep becomes a superhero, saving the day with the letter “S!” But even superheroes need help sometimes – it’s up to you to save Sheep while focusing on the letter “S”, print awareness and word building.
*Look out for 2 new episodes coming soon*
WordWorld Tales is for iOS 7+.
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The curriculum of WordWorld is designed to introduce, support and foster emergent literacy skills in children ages three to five. The curriculum draws from four skill sets critical for young children’s emergent literacy: print awareness, phonological sensitivity and letter knowledge, comprehension (including vocabulary development), and socio-emotional skills. Literacy experts and advisors in the fields of child development, psychology and education are an integral part of the WordWorld team and review content throughout the development process. WordWorld is also continually informed by formative research with preschool children, teachers and parents, conducted by the Michael Cohen Group.
About PBS KIDS
WordWorld Tales is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs.
- March 13, 2015 Initial release