WordWorld empowers children as early readers by making the important connections between letters, sounds, words and meaning that are necessary for reading. The animated WordFriends go on adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved using the correct word.
Educational Goal: Language and Literacy
It’s the day of the Word World Concert and no one is more excited than Dog – he loves music./When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends decide to help.
Duck attends his first sleepover party but he’s nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time./Sheep, while practicing her magic act, loses her magicians top hat (it’s quite blustery in Word World today).
Bug can’t sleep, and until he does, his favorite neighbor Frog can’t sleep either!/Bear won’t go to sleep. Try as her friends might to lull her off to sleep, Bear stubbornly refuses to turn off all her lights and go to bed.
Dog is so excited! Pig and Frog are taking him on his first camping trip! While Pig and Frog are supposed to be the brave camping “experts,” it is Dog who overcomes his fear and finds the lost letters to their tent in the dark forest./The weather is turning colder, and Duck is ready for his yearly vacation (migration).
When Pig promises to make a pie for everyone in WordWorld, he learns a hard lesson about keeping promises and sharing./Frog and Pig’s friendship is put to the test when Frog moves in with Pig after his log sinks. After some silly mishaps, Pig and Frog finally come to an understanding – about how important it is to see things from a friend’s perspective.
Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won’t even give him a chance to prove he’s friendly./Dog wants to play ball, but he’s having trouble communicating with his friends. Pig, Sheep and Frog each think Dog wants to do what they want to do.
The pie Pig baked for Bear is missing! But have no fear Detective Sheep is ready to help her WordFriends follow the letter clues and solve the mystery!/Because they have similar-sounding names, Duck mistakes a truck for a long-lost relative!
Frog thinks that in order to build a big rocket he needs big, uppercase letters. But when he gets stranded on the moon with the Little Piggies, he learns that lowercase letters are just as useful as uppercase ones./Sheep, Bear and Frog go out bird watching and get more than they bargained for: They find an egg!
Bear’s Princess costume is perfect. Now all she needs is a crown!
Dog is searching for something that begins with the letter B, but Pig is puzzled.
Pig and Ant sing a song about playing together in the playground.
Frog is sleepy, but Bug is having trouble falling asleep. Frog suggests that Bug just needs to get snug, using the beginning of the rhyme, “Snug as a bug in a…” Will Frog and Bug figure out the ending to the rhyme so Bug can finally fall asleep?
Duck is stuck inside the letter O, so Bear, Dog, and Sheep lend him a hand.
Frog needs a cake for Dog’s birthday party so he visits his friend Pig, a fantastic chef who is sure to make something delicious!
Frog searches for the letter “T” to finish his rocket. When Pig stops by with his nephews, the little pigs cause chaos in Frog’s house.
When Duck sees a truck for the first time, he feels afraid! To help him feel better, Sheep points out some of the ways Duck and the truck are similar.
The Word friends realize that there is an “ant” in the word “giant”! This gives ant a very big idea!
Sheep is afraid to be on TV without her costume, but Ant encourages her to believe in herself.
Magician Sheep uses her hat to perform a magic trick.
Dog sends invitations to Frog and Duck for a sleepover at his house.
When Pig’s pie goes missing, Detective Sheep is on the case!
Duck and Dog want to move the sandbox but whoops, when they pull it, it comes apart!