Starfall.com is a program service of Starfall Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public
charity. The website has been a free online resource since 2002, teaching millions of
children to read and inspiring a love of learning through exploration. The website is kid-safe. There
is no advertising and we do not collect any personal information from children—
in fact, we’re one of the safest children’s websites on the internet! Members enjoy
mathematics, additional reading activities, and songs.
Learn more about Starfall Education Foundation.
Starfall Home Membership
Educational Play Pre-K to 2nd Grade
Our low-cost home membership expands the free content you already enjoy to include delightfully
animated songs, mathematics, and reading activities spanning pre-k to 2nd grade. Your child will
have fun learning essential reading and math skills through exploration! Your $35 tax-deductible
membership fee ensures that we can continue to provide a large portion of our interactive content
free of charge and offer low-cost, high-quality, educational resources to classrooms.
The Starfall home membership is a single account for use by your immediate family
(including grandparents) for one year. One email and password is all your family will need to
authorize all your devices. Membership is mobile ready: simply download the Starfall FREE
App for Android, Kindle, or iOS, then enter your membership email and password.
No, we will not automatically renew your membership. Starfall does not retain credit card information. You will receive an email reminder within 30 days of your expiration date.
Learning to Read with Mom, Dad, and Starfall
Millions of children have learned to read at Starfall.com, and your child can too!
Starfall is so easy to use, there are no complicated instructions. The website supports your child's exploration. Every word when tapped or clicked will read aloud enabling your child's speaking, reading, and writing vocabulary to grow alongside his or her curiosity. On occasion, sit down with your child and use the website together and encourage your child to share what he or she has learned. Although the website is organized sequentially, please allow your child to play freely and create a unique path.
Remember to turn off the computer or mobile device and read to your child. Have conversations about what you read. Ask your child questions about the stories and encourage him or her to ask questions in return. Invite your child to read to you. When he or she reads even just a few words, be very proud! Celebrate these small successes. It will motivate your child and open a world of knowledge.
Begin with the ABCs
Encourage your child to play and explore by clicking on any letter in any order. Your child will come to recognize the relationship between speech sounds and letter forms. This is the "Alphabetic Principle," the foundation of phonics.
ABCs Online | ABCs App
You’re Ready to Learn to Read
Each numbered row features a vowel sound. Children listen to, manipulate, read, and master each vowel by interacting with the associated book and games.
Learn to Read Online | Learn to Read App
Explore It’s Fun to Read
With a basic understanding of the Alphabetic Principle, your child is ready to expand his or her reading vocabulary and comprehension while exploring a variety of genres and topics: classical music, fine art, poetry, and more!
Fun to Read Online | Fun to Read App
No doubt about it, I’m Reading
The plays, folk tales, informational texts, myths, and fables will transition your child from learning to read to reading to learn. These vocabulary-controlled stories ensure meaningful practice reading high-frequency words (also called sight-words).
I'm Reading Online | I'm Reading App
Get More from Starfall: Become a Member
If you and your child enjoy the free resources at Starfall.com you are sure to love the expanded collection of songs, mathematics, and reading.
Membership unlocks hundreds of additional activities spanning pre-k through 2nd grade. Your tax-deductible membership fee (Home and teacher's) ensures that we can continue to provide Classic Starfall free of charge and offer low-cost, high-quality, educational resources.
Home Membership (tax-deductible)
Join Today $35/year
Starfall Curriculum Products
High-quality, low-cost educational products
Are you interested in teaching your young children at home? Starfall offers a complete Pre-K Curriculum, Kindergarten English Language Arts (ELA), and Kindergarten Mathematics curriculum that works in tandem with our membership website.
Visit The Starfall Store for other high-quality, low-priced educational materials.