Symbaloo - a link to all kinds of fun learning games and opportunities sponsored by Mullen

Virtual Letters - Make words out of letters!  You can move the letters by mouse or by touch.  Vowel teams and consonant chunks are included!

Mo Willems - "Lunch Doodles" with the famous author who wrote Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and Elephant and Piggie.  Mo Willems shows how he creates kids books and invites the kids to doodle with him.

Jarrett Lerner - Make your own comic books

Debbie Ohi - Listen to a book read, learn how to illustrate, and hear music.

Starfall - Fun reading games for K-2 readers

eMediaVA is a collection of over 160,000 free learning resources (videos, audio files, images, etc.), all searchable by SOL for grades PK-12.  Select your grade and the type of learning you prefer (video, interactive, etc.).

International Children's Digital Library - listen to stories read in different languages

Sight Words - Videos for practicing sight words, K-1

PBS - a website full of videos and activities for all grades and all subjects

These websites contain digital books, videos, activities, and games focused on helping young learners to build and practice literacy skills.

  • Read Write Think - This resource offers a variety of projects and activities designed to support literacy. Can be filtered by grade level. 
  • United for Literacy - Has free book access narrated in many languages.
  • Reading Bear - A free online program to support beginning readers’ vocabulary and concept development while systematically introducing all the main phonetic patterns of written English. 
The following websites are also recommended by PWCS:

Journal- Write about your experiences at home use one of many Journal prompts.  

Explore these digital resources to build your English language skills:

Listen to these authors sharing picture books and excerpts compiled by author Kate Messner. 


Rivet - a free App that gives you access to 3,500 books