Back to top

Extra Online Fun

Websites to enhance outside of learning board opportunites :)

   
Starfall: A learn-to-read site for young children http://www.starfall.com/

International Children's Digital Library- books in many languages http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Barnes & Noble: eBooks read aloud by favorite authors http://www.barnesandnoble.com/storytime/index.asp

Games to practice literacy and math skills http://www.abcya.com/kindergarten_computers.htm

National Geographic for Kids  http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

PBS Kids: Educational games for children based on characters from PBS shows http://pbskids.org/

PBS Lab: Every new technology is an opportunity for learning http://pbskids.org/lab   Spanish http://pbskids.org/lab/es/

Fire Safety games from Scholastic.com http://www.scholastic.com/firesafety/wheelofgames/index.htm

Games with favorite characters to support learning in all subjects http://www.uen.org/k-2interactives/

Virtual manipulatives  http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_1.html

Math games to target specific skills  http://jmathpage.com/JIMSNumbercounting.html

Math Challenges K-5  http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/aunty/index.html

Spelling City  http://www.spellingcity.com
  
Storyline  http://www.storylineonline.net/Internet Safety  http://www.kidscomjr.com/games/safety/safety.html

Money Confident Kids (www.moneyconfidentkids/JA) provides direct access to The Great Piggy Bank Adventure, a free online game and mobile app created by Walt Disney Imagineering and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online. 
Players learn about important financial concepts through games and activities.

iPad and iPhone Apps

  • Teach my monster to read
  • Glow draw (practice writing sight words with this one)
  • Mirror draw (explore symmetry)
  • Bugs and Buttons 
  • Simple physics: develops problem solving skills
  • Bugsy Kindergarten Math