Martha Speaks


Aimed at viewers between the ages of 4 and 7, the show's focus is to teach kids new words, develop phonological awareness, demonstrate emergent phonics and words analysis skills. Based on the children's book series by Susan Meddaugh, the series stars Martha, a beloved family dog. She is accidentally fed alphabet soup — this gives her the power of speech and the chance to speak her mind to anyone who will listen.

Dirigido a espectadores de entre 4 y 7 años, el programa se enfoca en enseñar a los niños nuevas palabras, desarrollar conciencia fonológica y demostrar habilidades básicas de análisis fonético. Basada en la serie de libros infantiles de Susan Meddaugh, la serie protagoniza a Martha, la amada perra de la familia. Accidentalmente, le dan de comer sopa de letras, lo que le da el poder de la palabra y de decir todo lo que piensa a cualquier persona que la escuche.

  • A Tale of Two Soup Cans - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, students learn how the choices we make about our trash have different consequences for our environment. A discarded soup can can end up in a landfill, whereas a reused or recycled can could become something new! When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then create an Advice Column that offers ways to reuse, repurpose, or compost old things. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Can You Dig It? - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story students discover how plants and animals depend on each other in an ecosystem. Fallen leaves decay; earthworms eat the leaves and fertilize the dirt. Then trees use the fertilized soil to grow. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story and then talk and write as they draw a habitat they have seen that includes an ecosystem. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Doggy Demonstrations - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This Martha Speaks video will help children build vocabulary! Skits and Martha work together to define the word "previously."

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario. Skits y Martha trabajan juntos para definir la palabra "previamente."

    Grades: K-3
  • Dr. Trumanstein - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This video will help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. If Dr. Trumanstein's hypothesis is correct, the raisins in his oatmeal experiment will expand. However, he doesn't count on them expanding into a giant oatmeal monster!

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños a aprender vocabulario y entender los conceptos de educación STEM. Si la hipótesis del Dr. Trumanstein es correcta, las pasas en su experimento de avena se expanden. Pero no cuenta con la expansión a un monstruo gigante de avena.

    Grades: K-3
  • Feeling Ejected - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This Martha Speaks video will help children build vocabulary! T.D. is confused about the meaning of the word "dejected."

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños a aprender vocabulario. T.D. esta confundido sobre el significado de la palabra "abatido."

    Grades: K-2
  • Firedog Freddie - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This video will help children understand the parts of a story. Helen reads her favorite childhood story to Jake and Martha.

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para entender las partes de una historia. Helen lee su cuento favorito de la niñez a Jake y Martha.

    Grades: K-2
  • Getting To The Game - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, learn about different types of vehicles, how they operate, and how technology makes transportation easier. As you pedal a bike, gears rotate the wheels and make you go further, other vehicles are even solar powered! When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write together in order to create a Transportation Collage of transportation that is available in their community. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Hotdogula and Frankfurterstein | Martha Speaks

    This video will help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. Carolina and Helen team up to measure and dress Martha and Skits.

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario y entender los conceptos de educación STEM. Carolina y Helen miden y visten a Marta y Skits.

    Grades: K-2
  • How Do You Measure Up? - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Explore the types of measurements that are used everyday with Martha Speaks. This interactive story focuses on discussing what qualifies as a measurement and how each type of measurement can be used in everyday life. After the story, children can answer review questions in the interactive quiz.

    Grades: PreK-5
  • How to be an Inventor - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, learn about how new devices are developed. After inventors come up with an idea to improve life, they need to try it out, make changes as needed, and then work to perfect it. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and create an Inventor’s Workshop to describe their idea for a new invention that will solve an everyday problem. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • In the Park with Skits - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This game from Martha Speaks will help children with building vocabulary. By helping Skits sniff out objects in a park, they will learn a ton of new vocabulary, but they have to beware of the cats hiding everywhere. If they bump into them, the game is over!

    Utiliza este juego con niños para el desarrollo del vocabulario. Ayudarán a Skit a olfatear objetos en un parque y aprenderán un montón de vocabulario nuevo. Pero tendrán cuidado con los gatos escondidos por todas partes. ¡Chocarán contra uno de ellos, y el juego habrá terminado!

    Grades: 1-3
  • Kibble Contraption - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, students learn about how to follow a manual to operate a new invention. From listing the materials, to instructions on how to put the parts together, you must complete all the steps in order to assemble the contraption. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write an advertisement for the Kibble Contraption, describing what it is and how it works. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Martha's Email - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This video will help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. Helen helps her grandmother set up an email account and attach a file to her first email. Martha, however, does not approve of such things.

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario y entender los conceptos de educación STEM. Helen y su abuela configuran una cuenta de correo electrónico y adjuntan un archivo a su primer correo electrónico. Martha no aprueba.

    Grades: K-2
  • Martha's Memory - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Help children understand point of view in storytelling and build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha and friends discuss what the words "certain" and "sure" mean, and Martha shares her version of how a game they played ended.

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para comprender el punto de vista de la narración y desarrollar el vocabulario. Martha y sus amigos discuten lo que las palabras "algunos " y "seguro" significan, y Martha comparte su versión de cómo terminó el partido.

    Grades: K-3
  • Martha's Perspective - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha defines the word perspective.

    Utiliza este video para ayudar a niños a aprender vocabulario. Martha define la palabra perspectiva.

    Grades: K-3
  • Martha Saves the Day - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This video will help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. Martha drums up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time.

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario y entender los conceptos de educación STEM. Martha inventa un medio de transporte para llevar a mamá al hospital a tiempo.

    Grades: K-2
  • Meet G.L.O.G. - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. T.D. imagines the future of an ever-increasing pile of garbage, named "Glog."

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario y entender los conceptos de educación STEM. T.D. imagina el futuro de una pila creciente de basura, denominada Glog.

    Grades: K-3
  • Mixed-Up Headlines - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This activity will help children build vocabulary and writing skills and understand the different components of a newspaper. Explore a newspaper with them, and have them give its headlines a creative makeover.

    Esta actividad ayudará a niños a desarrollar sus habilidades para la escritura y el vocabulario y comprender los diferentes componentes de un periódico. Explorarán un periódico y luego transformarán los titulares con creatividad.

    Grades: 1-3,13+
  • Operation Ice Cream - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, learn how technology has made communication easier. Learn different ways to communicate and how technological innovations have helped make it easier to send and receive messages. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write a creative You’re Invited message to friends for a pretend party. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Our Friend the Gopher - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This video will help children build vocabulary. Martha and friends learn how gophers dig holes underground called burrows.

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario. Martha y sus amigos aprenden como topos cavan agujeros subterráneos.

    Grades: K-2

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