Children under 12 years old should always be supervised when using the Internet!!!

Fun

  • Crayola – ideas on creating cards, vote for your favorite color, and tour the factory
  • PBSkids – find out about all the book characters on Channel 13 including read aloud stories
  • FunBrain – games for kids with a beginner level and an advanced level
  • Scholastic – information about books published by Scholastic
  • Kids Clip Art – site created by a teenager with original images
  • Brain Pop Jr. – video learning site for a variety of subjects!
  • http://abcteach.com/directory/childhood/ – PreK learning site.
  • http://www.growley.com/cmas – Fun kids Christmas Web Site used in Ms. Molder’s class!

Book and Research

  • KidsClick – web search for kids by librarians
  • The Book Shelf – children’s books recommendations from Zula B. Wylie Library in Cedar Hill
  • Animals – links to real and fictional animal sites
  • Ask Jeeves for Kids – type in a specific question for homework help
  • Yahooligans – type in a specific question for homework help
  • http://www.myroots.com/KidsSearch.html – interviewing techniques for creating family trees

Science 

  • Funology -  information on how to make things, explore the world, and discover new skills
  • Mineral Gallery – rock identification assignments
  • Science Projects – ideas on projects and how to display them
  • Science – site provides a wizard to guide you toward a science fair topic that interests you
  • Kids Space – science, fun, games and learning activities for children
  • Matter – investigations regarding matter
  • Science and Weather – explore the world of science
  • Simple Machines – explore the concepts of simple machines
  • More Simple Machines – six simple machines
  • Zoom Zone – http://pbskids.org/zoom/printables/activities/
  • Strange Matter Exhibit – www.strangematterexhibit.com/
  • The Exploratorium – http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer
  • Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Math & Science Educ. – www.enc.org
  • TryScience – www.tryscience.org

Space

  • Planets – the nine planets
  • Astronomy – pictures of monthly constellations
  • Universe – all about our galaxy and the universe
  • Cosmic – space stations
  • NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NASA Press Kit – NASA media and press information

Social Studies

  • Black History – Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History contains a timeline, different eras in black history, articles, and related links.
  • Government – U.S. Government for kids.
  • 50 States – site with information and links on the fifty states for grades 5 and up
  • States and Capital – online multiple choice drill
  • Indian houses – ideas for American Indian project
  • United States Map Puzzle – timed quiz matching state names to state shapes on the map
  • Geneology- interviewing family members for family tree project
  • More Geneology – interviews – more interviewing questions

Math

  • aplusmath.com – website developed to help students improve their math skills interactively
  • aaamath.com – hundreds of pages of basic math skills
  • coolmath4kids.com – an amusement park of math and more
  • Money Counting – excellent drill and practice on counting money
  • Time – super online drill for reading a clock
  • Time Comparison – drill to determine which time is < or > on the clock
  • Addition, subtraction, mult, div, money – drill and practice

Vocabulary and Phonics

  • Vocabulary words – online multiple choice drill for vocabulary words
  • 1st grade word coding – Saxon phonics and word coding
  • Saxon Phonics help – word coding for PARENTS
  • Punctuation Games
  • Gamequarium  – Grammar and punctuation games for 1st – 5th grade

Health

  • MyPyramid.gov – Learn about the food groups

Handwriting

  • Handwriting animation – Great site to learn CURSIVE!

Careers

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics for Kids
  • Careers for Kids – Lots of great career links!
  • Career Exploration Guides