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"Learning activities help children learn to recognize the sounds that make up words."
- ABC Mouse
Kids Learning Activities Questions and Answers
What types of services does ABCmouse.com offer children?
ABCmouse.com offers a full online curriculum of engaging learning activities in the subjects of reading, mathematics, social studies, science, music and art for young learners.
For what age groups does ABCmouse.com provide games and activities?
Age 2 through 6
What types of educational games are available for children?
We offer interactive games that teach the alphabet, phonics, numbers, counting, shapes, colors, and other topics. Every game on ABCmouse.com has one or more specific learning objectives.
What types of activities does ABCmouse.com provide?
ABCmouse.com offers games, books, songs, puzzles, art activities and printables.
How does ABCmouse.com help children learn to read?
Learning activities help children to learn to recognize the sounds that make up words, the names of the letters of the alphabet, and the correspondence between letter names and most common letter sounds. Once this is learned children practice learning to read simple words (consonant-vowel-consonant, word family words, words that have the same ending letters, such as hot, pot, and not), and high-frequency sight words.
In parallel with the above the site provides several hundred books which the child can experience as read-alouds or shared reading experiences, helping the child learn basic principles of reading (written word/oral word correspondence, left-to-right top-to-bottom order, relationship of words to illustrations, and so on) and also developing an appreciation of stories and books.
How can children enroll in the programs?
ABCmouse.com offers various membership packages, including monthly and annual enrollment options for families.
Can parents and children sample the games and activities prior to enrollment?
Yes, ABCmouse.com provides free sample content.
Can schools and teachers enroll in these programs to help young students?
Yes. ABCmouse.com offers a Classroom version of its comprehensive early learning curriculum to public schools free of charge, and at a low membership cost to private schools.
Are there any links on ABCmouse.com that might concern parents?
No. ABCmouse.com does not allow or feature any external links on the site. There are no advertisements on the site and no non-educational content.
Has ABCmouse.com received any awards for its programs?
ABCmouse.com has earned the 2011 Parents' Choice GOLD Award, 2011 Mom's Choice GOLD Award, 2010 Outstanding Achievement in Web Development Award from The Web Marketing Association, and the 2010 Editor's Choice Award from Children's Technology Review.
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