WordWorld

WordWorld

Each episode of 'WordWorld' is a narrative built around a wacky troupe of characters, WordFriends, who are characters first and words second. 'WordWorld's' WordFriends go on comic adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved with the right word. Sheep is a shy little girl who loves to pretend; Frog is the cautious brainiac and word 'expert'; impetuous Duck is still learning his letters; Pig lives in the moment; Ant is a pragmatic bundle of energy; and Dog is a WordFriend's best friend. A key component of the show is word building, a unique moment when children witness a word 'morph' into the thing it is. Word building reinforces the pre-reading concept that letters make words and that words have meaning.

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Upcoming Episodes

Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog!

When Sheep & Bear open Cat's box of Os, one rolls away, sending them on a madcap chase to catch it.

Tue, Jun 13 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep

Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend. Sheep takes over Pig's cooking show.

Wed, Jun 14 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Rocket to the Moon/The Birds

When Frog rescues the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters.

Thu, Jun 15 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion

When Pig's pie goes missing, Detective Sheep follows the letter clues to solve the mystery.

Fri, Jun 16 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Duck at Bat/You Can Never Have Too Many Oo's

Duck loses the letter B to his baseball bat and tries to build other words to hit the ball.

Sun, May 28 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion

Duck mistakes Truck for a relative! Duck brings his nest to school and it breaks apart into letters.

Mon, May 29 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug

When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together.

Tue, May 30 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born

Duck is getting his portrait painted and Frog and Sheep help him build a tie, top hat and tutu.

Wed, May 31 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sat, Jun 3 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball

Dog and Duck learn they can use the letter H to make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party.

Thu, Jun 1 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L

Frog makes a 'Welcome Home' banner to hang over Duck's nest. Duck breaks the L off Frog's lamp.

Fri, Jun 2 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sun, Jun 4 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!

When Bear hurts her toe, her friends come up with a solution to help her go sledding in the snow.

Mon, Jun 5 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly

The WordFriends must stop Frog's cake frosting machine from covering WordWorld in tasty frosting.

Tue, Jun 6 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sun, Jun 11 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Kite Flight/Hide and Seek

When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him.

Wed, Jun 7 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sat, Jun 10 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue

When Frog helps Sheep find the Really Red Ruby he discovers that playing pretend is fun!

Thu, Jun 8 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot

Duck and Dog practice for an ice skating show and get carried away and break the ice skating rink.

Fri, Jun 9 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise

Frog helps Robot get to the top of a mountain to build a spaceship in time to play spaceship tag.

Mon, Jun 12 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sat, Jun 17 at 12:30 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

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