Early Learning

The perfect tool for pre- and emergent readers to explore independently or learn with an adult. Developed with experts on early childhood education, Early Learning is designed for preschool students with tools and content that reinforces early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others. The guided reading program, lesson plans, and curriculum correlations make teaching easier for educators and parents.

Key Features

Early Learning features a variety of topics and subjects to span the curriculum and interests of all ages including:

  • A rich collection of educational, interactive games and topical videos is ideal for use with interactive white boards.
  • An "Early Learning Basics" section of the site, designed for PreK to Kindergarten students. Here you can find basic building blocks like letters, numbers, counting, and classification into one easy-to-navigate section.
  • Guided reading program with stories spread across Lexile levels provide building blocks for early learners.
  • Proprietary stories utilizing small bursts of content to begin young students' journey in using World Book encyclopedia articles.


Young students can interact with content on Early Learning in a variety of ways:

  • 14 Content Worlds feature a wealth of expository content and serve as a child’s first interactive, visual online encyclopedia.
  • Videos, categorized by subject and designed to provide visual, real-world examples of high-interest topics.
  • Educational and fun Games, designed to reinforce early childhood building blocks and great for disguised learning.
  • Both fiction and nonfiction Stories, categorized by topic, that can be read on each of the individual content worlds or on the main stories landing page.
  • Activities, categorized by type, can be done within the paint application offered in Early Learning, or are available as printable Print & Do activities.

Early Learning also has full read-aloud capabilities and a For Educators (also called For Grownups) section of the site to help both educators and parents get the most out of the site. Here, you can find our Guided Reading Program and access Curriculum Correlations.


  • Emergent readers will engage in an interactive and playful environment of topical content worlds with bursts of information to support microlearning.
  • A highly engaging and visual site designed for easy integration into classroom instruction and library programming.
  • Easily adaptable with new features and content added regularly based on user feedback.


For additional information, questions, or other feedback email us at international@worldbook.com.