K – 2 LINKS

Reading and Phonics

  1. ABCya!  – http://www.abcya.com/
  2. Garfield’s Island – http://www.professorgarfield.org/phonics/island/island_menu.html
  3. ICT Literacy – http://www.ictgames.com/literacy.html
  4. K-2 Student – http://www.uen.org/k-2interactives/index.shtml
  5. Orson’s Farm – http://www.professorgarfield.org/phonemics/farm3.html
  6. PBS Kids – http://pbskids.org/
  7. Primary Reading – http://www.primarygames.com/reading.php
  8. Raz Kids – http://www.raz-kids.com/main/Login
  9. Scholastic – http://www.scholastic.com/parents/play/games/
  10. School Time – http://www.schooltimegames.com/Language_Arts.html
  11. Starfall – http://www.starfall.com/
  12. Storyline Online – http://www.storylineonline.net/
  13. Suessville – http://www.seussville.com/?section=home&isbn=&catalogID=&eventID

Math and Problem Solving

  1. Cool Math 4 Kids – http://www.coolmath4kids.com/
  2. Fun Brain –  http://www.funbrain.com/brain/MathBrain/MathBrain.html
  3. Hooda Math – http://www.hoodamath.com/index.html
  4. ICT Math – http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html
  5. Shepphard Math – http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm
  6. Cool Math Games – http://www.coolmath-games.com/

Science and Social Studies

  1. Discovery Kids – http://discoverykids.com/
  2. Edheads – http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/index.shtml
  3. Healthy Kids – http://www.bluekids.org/teensandkids/ga.asp
  4. Kids World Book – http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home
  5. Magic School Bus – http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/games/index.htm
  6. National Geographic Kids – http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
  7. National Geographic Kids Videos – http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos/
  8. PBS Social Studies – http://pbskids.org/games/social-studies/
  9. Switcharoo Zoo – http://www.switcheroozoo.com/make_play.htm
  10. Time Warp Archive – http://www.time-warp.org/
  11. Weather Activities – http://www.uen.org/weather/activities.shtml
  12. Wonderopolis – http://wonderopolis.org/

Computers and Keyboarding

  1. Bees and Honey Mouse Skills – http://www.tvokids.com/games/beesandhoney
  2. Code.org – http://code.org/learn
  3. Growing With Technology – http://www.growing.course.com/
  4. Mini Mouse Skills – http://minimouse.us/
  5. Mouse Skill Learning Activities – http://www.internet4classrooms.com/early_childhood/mouse_skills_pre-k.htm
  6. ABCya Keyboard Challenge – http://www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm
  7. Keyboard Game – http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/index.htm
  8. Keyboard Zoo – http://www.abcya.com/keyboarding_practice.htm

Internet Safety

  1. Cyber Five – http://www.abcya.com/cyber_five_internet_safety.htm
  2. Faux Paw – http://kids.ikeepsafe.org/
  3. Hector’s World – http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/5_7/hectorsworld/
  4. Garfield’s Internet Safety – https://learninglab.org/
  5. Netsmartz Kids – http://www.netsmartzkids.org/
  6. Surf Swell Island – http://home.disney.com.au/activities/surfswellisland/
  7. Webonauts – http://pbskids.org/webonauts/

Art, Music, Etc.

  1. ABCya Paint – http://www.abcya.com/abcya_paint.htm
  2. ABCya Animate – http://www.abcya.com/animate.htm
  3. The Art Zone – http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/kids.html
  4. Musical Mysteries – http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/schools/4_11/music/mm/index.shtml
  5. Holiday Games – http://www.primarygames.com/holiday_fun.php
  6. Mouse Games – http://www.ferryhalim.com/orisinal/
  7. Poptropica –http://www.poptropica.com/
  8. Disney Games – http://games.disney.com/
  9. National Geographic Kids – Animal Jam – http://www.animaljam.com/

3 – 6 LINKS

(There is some with the K – 2 link list –  because, hey, those a activities are fun too!)

Reading and Phonics

  1. ABCya!  – http://www.abcya.com/
  2. Garfield’s Island – http://www.professorgarfield.org/phonics/island/island_menu.html
  3. ICT Literacy – http://www.ictgames.com/literacy.html
  4. Orson’s Farm – http://www.professorgarfield.org/phonemics/farm3.html
  5. PBS Kids – http://pbskids.org/
  6. Raz Kids – http://www.raz-kids.com/main/Login
  7. Scholastic – http://www.scholastic.com/parents/play/games/
  8. School Time – http://www.schooltimegames.com/Language_Arts.html
  9. Starfall – http://www.starfall.com/
  10. Storyline Online – http://www.storylineonline.net/
  11. Suessville – http://www.seussville.com/?section=home&isbn=&catalogID=&eventID

Math and Problem Solving

  1. Cool Math 4 Kids – http://www.coolmath4kids.com/
  2. Fun Brain –  http://www.funbrain.com/brain/MathBrain/MathBrain.html
  3. Hooda Math – http://www.hoodamath.com/index.html
  4. ICT Math – http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html
  5. Shepphard Math – http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm
  6. Cool Math Games – http://www.coolmath-games.com/

Science and Social Studies

  1. Discovery Kids – http://discoverykids.com/
  2. Edheads – http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/index.shtml
  3. Healthy Kids – http://www.bluekids.org/teensandkids/ga.asp
  4. Kids World Book – http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home
  5. Magic School Bus – http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/games/index.htm
  6. National Geographic Kids – http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
  7. National Geographic Kids Videos – http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos/
  8. PBS Social Studies – http://pbskids.org/games/social-studies/
  9. Switcharoo Zoo – http://www.switcheroozoo.com/make_play.htm
  10. Time Warp Archive – http://www.time-warp.org/
  11. Weather Activities – http://www.uen.org/weather/activities.shtml
  12. Wonderopolis – http://wonderopolis.org/

Computers and Keyboarding

  1. TypingWeb – http://typingweb.com/tutor
  2. Bees and Honey Mouse Skills – http://www.tvokids.com/games/beesandhoney
  3. Code.org – http://code.org/learn
  4. Growing With Technology – http://www.growing.course.com/
  5. Mini Mouse Skills – http://minimouse.us/
  6. Mouse Skill Learning Activities – http://www.internet4classrooms.com/early_childhood/mouse_skills_pre-k.htm
  7. ABCya Keyboard Challenge – http://www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm
  8. Keyboard Game – http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/index.htm
  9. Keyboard Zoo – http://www.abcya.com/keyboarding_practice.htm

Internet Safety

  1. Cyber Five – http://www.abcya.com/cyber_five_internet_safety.htm
  2. Faux Paw – http://kids.ikeepsafe.org/
  3. Hector’s World – http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/5_7/hectorsworld/
  4. Garfield’s Internet Safety – https://learninglab.org/
  5. Netsmartz Kids – http://www.netsmartzkids.org/
  6. nsteens – http://nsteens.org
  7. Surf Swell Island – http://home.disney.com.au/activities/surfswellisland/
  8. Webonauts – http://pbskids.org/webonauts/

Art, Music, Etc.

  1. ABCya Paint – http://www.abcya.com/abcya_paint.htm
  2. ABCya Animate – http://www.abcya.com/animate.htm
  3. The Art Zone – http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/kids.html
  4. Musical Mysteries – http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/schools/4_11/music/mm/index.shtml
  5. Holiday Games – http://www.primarygames.com/holiday_fun.php
  6. Mouse Games – http://www.ferryhalim.com/orisinal/
  7. Poptropica –http://www.poptropica.com/
  8. National Geographic Kids – Animal Jam – http://www.animaljam.com/
  9. UEN Interactives 3-6 –  http://www.uen.org/3-6interactives/index.shtml

SITES FOR STUDENTS TO EXPLORE, PLAY, AND LEARN

A to Z Maps – A comprehensive collection of over 140,000 maps and GIS data.
A to Z The USA – Comprehensive information on US states and territories.
A to Z World Culture – Information on 175 countries and their cultures, climate, and geography.
Britannica Encyclopedia – A general-purpose reference encyclopedia designed for elementary school students.
SIRS Discoverer – A general reference database or periodicals designed for young researchers, with access to many age-appropriate articles.
Tumble Books Library – A great reading resource! Tumble Books Library is a collection of animated, talking picture books.
KidsClick! – Web search for kids by librarians!
KidsKonnect – This site is just for kids with lots of topics!
Kids’Planet – A wonderful animal research link with tons of facts!
Yahooligans – A great kid-safe search engine for research!
Welcome From Mr Hunter – A great site with a lot of links to content specific areas!

Fun Learning Links

AskforKids – Do you have a question about a topic? Ask Jeeves!
Ask Dr. Universe – Ask Dr. Universe your questions about science topics!
Game Goo – for learning that sticks! Lots of games.
PBS Kids’ Between the Lions – A great site to Get Wild About Reading! with lots of fun games.
Pics4Learning – Search this website for great pictures and photographs!
Technology Buzzwords – A great computer dictionary for technology terms you need to know!
Time Lines – Create your own timeline!
Translate – Use this site to translate to other languages!
USA Growth: Colonial to Modern Day – An animated presentation of the growth of the USA from the original 13 states in 1789!

Reference Links

Exploring Nature – Natural science reference web site that features a searchable database of more than 1,500 animals categorized by classification (mammals, birds, etc.), by trait (scavengers, carnivores, etc.) by habitat (rainforest animals, desert animals) and by geographic location.
4 2Explore – Use this website to explore about any topics!
Arapahoe Libraries – Just click the “Tales’ Treehouse” icon!
Country Studies – Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region’s historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy.
Internet Public Library – A fun and very useful site!
Reference Desk – Essential reference tools!
Revolutionary War – All about the American Revolution!
World Facts – Facts about every country and most major city in the world!

Encyclopedias, Etc.

Britannica – Sharing knowledge since 1768…now on-line!
Columbia – Amongst the most complete and up-to-date encyclopedias ever produced!
Dictionary/Thesaurus – Use this site to learn new words!
FactMonster – An Atlas, Almanac, Dictionary and Encyclopedia all in one!

Learning & Practice  Links

A Plus Math – This web site was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively!
AAA Math – This site features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons!
CountUsIn – Games designed to help children understand basic number concepts!
Fun Brain – Experience a new way to play…fun and educational games for all grade levels!
MathFact Café – The fact sheet factory!
Practicing your skills – This site provides GRADE LEVEL skill building practice in language arts, math, science and social studies!
StarFall – A learn-to-read website for kindergarten through second grade!
Touch Typing Tutors – This is a comprehensive list of freeware and shareware touch typing tutors.

Other Useful Links

Biography.com – A great site to get extensive biographies!
Meet some amazing Americans – Discover the inventors, politicians, performers, activists and other everyday people who made this country what it is today.
NASA for Kids – All about astronauts and space!
Today in History – The Library of Congress site.
Scholastic For Kids – Fun site!

Favorite Authors

Dr. Seuss – Read all about Dr. Seuss (his biography)!
Dr. Seuss – Fun activities, choose LOW bandwidth if accessing at home!
Jan Brett – Lots of fun here!
Magic Tree House – This wonderful series comes alive on this site!

Summer Fun & Games

Discovery for Kids – Great educational fun and game from the Discovery Channel!
Kids Crosswords & Other Puzzles – A fun way to keep busy!
The Learning Network – Family education for kids!
Sports Illustrated For Kids – A great site for the sports minded kid!
Thinker/Strategy Games – Mahjong, Sudoku, Collapse and many more!
Time Magazine for Kids – Discover the World with Time For Kids!