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Learning solutions that grow with your child and unlock their best future self

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Explore Feelings with Elmo & Friends

The Beginner Stage is the best first start for kids age 2.5+

  • Exclusive kits, app, and resources from Sesame Street and Begin

  • Work through big feelings and everyday challenges

  • Build valuable social and emotional skills for life

The Begin Approach

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Our learning products fuel the 5 C's kids need to thrive in school and life. So they can learn what matters -- when it matters most.

Parent Resources

Expert tips and fresh perspectives on what matters in early learning–and what doesn’t.

How to Teach a Child to Read
9 Tips to Teach a Child to Read: Fun and Easy Methods

If you’re wondering how to teach a child to read, then you’re in the right place. Follow these nine easy and fun tips!

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8 Fun and Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Friendship

Tips on helping your toddler learn to make friends, share, and grow socially from our learning experts.

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Learning Shapes: 30 Fun Games to Teach Kids Essential Skills
30 Engaging Games to Make Learning Shapes Fun for Kids

Help kids learn shapes with easy and engaging activities from our experts!

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Ask Dr. Jody

You have questions. Our experts are here to help.

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Should My 2-Year-Old Know Her Letters and Numbers Yet?

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Child Chores: Building Skills Responsibly
When to Introduce Chores for Kids: Age-Appropriate Tasks

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Dr. Jody Sherman LeVos

Chief Learning Officer
Dr. Jody Sherman LeVos

Jody leads a highly knowledgeable team of early learning experts at Begin. She has a Ph.D. in Developmental Science, focused on children's mathematical and cognitive development.

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“Both of my kids use HOMER’s learning program and have excelled! We’ve tried literally 20+ apps and websites, and NONE hold a candle to HOMER.”

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“Little Passports was a magical activity for us to do, an afternoon filled with fun and learning. We learned about lions, hippopotamus teeth (they grow long) and played a fun racing board game.”

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