These websites are all excellent early literacy resources for you and your child. Within these websites you can find online activities, stories to enjoy, parent and educator tools, and much more.
The Adventures of Herman the Worm
Meet Herman the Worm and learn more about worms, worm fun facts, worm habitats, and more!
BookHive, from the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, contains recommended book reviews for children ages birth through twelve.
Boowa and Kwala
Boowa and Kwala's activity site is for preschoolers and is jam-packed full of fun interactive games and craft activities.
Exploring Nature Education Resource
Explore pictures, games, and videos about all kinds of nature topics such as animals, plants, Planet Earth, and the human body.
Find free fun crafts, creative ideas, printable crafts, coloring pages and art lessons for kids of all ages.
Fun with Spot
Fun with Spot is perfect for the youngest computer users in your family! Color pictures, put together puzzles, and make your own Spot story.
Booklists for You and Your Child
Getting Ready to Read!: Raising Readers
This website has tons of resources to help your child build literacy skills before kindergarten.
International Children’s Digital Library
This collection of over 3000 children’s books features stories in 15 languages in a kid-friendly reading format.
Reading is Fundamental
Parents can find tips for motivating kids to read, choosing good books, creating a literacy-rich home, and searching for activities.
Explore virtual coral reefs with pictures, videos, and fun art activities to do at home!
Peep and the Big Wide World
You and your child can follow Peep into the Big Wide World to find math and science based games, books, activities, and more.
The Peter Rabbit Website
The classic bunny has his own website with lots of fun and games, including making your own Peter Rabbit puppet show.
Sesame Street Online
Sesame Street Online is full of games and videos for your child to explore, as well as a large parent section with tons of advice on lots of parenting topics.
Starfall guides students from learning the alphabet to early reading and beyond. The four sections include videos, guided stories, and a selection of stories featuring comics, plays, folk tales, and more!
At Storyline Online you can listen to Screen Actors Guild members read children's books aloud, accompanied by the book illustrations.
Storyplace: The Children’s Digital Library
Storyplace from the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County has stories and games in both English and Spanish.
At Ziggity Zoom you can play games, color pictures, read and listen to stories about many different characters, watch videos, and other activities.