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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Snug As A Bug/Nightlight

08/02/2014 at 6:30 am on WTTW HD

Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme so that Bug can sleep.

Duck's First Sleepover/One Hat Fits All

08/09/2014 at 6:30 am on WTTW HD

Duck is nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time. Sheep loses her magician's hat.

Dancing Dog/Pig's Big Moonlight Feast

09/06/2014 at 6:30 am on WTTW HD

Dog is excited on the day of the Word World Concert, but he can't play an instrument.

Boppin' with the Bug Band/Shuffleword

09/13/2014 at 6:30 am on WTTW HD

When Pig is too sick to cook, his friends step in to help. Pig and Ant argue while playing a game.

Princess Sheep/W Drought

09/20/2014 at 6:30 am on WTTW HD

Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown. All of the letter Ws disappear!

Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon

09/27/2014 at 6:30 am on WTTW HD

Frog makes more of everything by adding the letter S to the end of everything. His robot cleans up.

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