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
When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon soup. /When Ant comes over to Pig’s house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk.
When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever!/Pig is allergic to peaches! Too bad Sheep doesn’t know that! When she brings Pig a big bag of peaches to make pies, Pig starts sneezing so much that he can’t even tell Sheep what he really needs is a…a…apples.
Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday, but Dog accidentally floats away in it!/Bear and Sheep both learn to build the word “bike,” and Sheep learns how to ride one for the first time in her life.
When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider’s web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it./On a rainy, windy day in WordWorld, Duck helps his new friend, Caterpillar, build a home to keep her safe from the weather.
Ant tries to be a hit at the Insect Air Show!/Shark can dance underwater, but on land he just flops.
The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice and encouragement, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine!/After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost – and it’s almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map.
Frog notices that Kangaroo’s mail train is headed straight for a broken track. It’s Frog’s birthday!
Pig and Frog take the competitive spirit a bit too far when they go all-out on a word building race to Mystery Island. But it’s teamwork that eventually turns them into winners./Duck gets a case of stage fright while singing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” for all his WordFriends. Instead of singing the word “star,” Duck freezes and blurts out the first thing he sees.
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!