• Sites for Kids

    Here are some great sites for kids.
    Parents, please remember to supervise your children while they are on the internet.
    Reading Sites

      Starfall Starfall is a free website to teach children to read. It is perfect for first grade. It contains exciting interactive books and phonics games.

      Word Family Word Family Sort is an interactive tool that helps students recognize word patterns by having them sort a series of words into short-vowel word families.

    StoryLine This streaming video program features famous people reading outstanding children's books aloud.

     Bookshelf Beginner readers enjoy reading these simple texts.

    Syllables Factory The Syllables Factory helps young readers revise how to break up words into chunks of sound. This supports both reading and spelling.

        Children's Poetry Archive Search for poems by topic, hear them read aloud, learn from poets. 

    Spelling Sites

      Spelling City This online spelling program has customized spelling lists for our class! You can hear a REAL person say each word and a sentence on our weekly class spelling lists. There are spelling and vocabulary games. After taking the online spelling test you can print out a report, retake the entire test, or get tested on only the words you got wrong the first time.

     See 'N Spell Learn about spelling with this fun game.

      Make a Word At this site Clifford, the Big Red Dog is on hand to help select vowels to complete spelling words.

    Math Sites

     Harcourt Math Practice the math concepts taught in school simply by clicking on the activity that corresponds with the chapter that we are working on in class.

      Pizza Party This game uses pizza to practice fractions.

      What Time is It? Tell time using analog and digital clocks.

      Tic Tac Toe Practice your addition and subtraction facts while playing a favorite game.

     Pattern Blocks Create your own tessalations by dragging pattern blocks.
    Science and Social Studies Sites

      OLogy Visit the Museum of Natural History online and learn a lot about astronomy, paleontology, and the definitions of other "ologies" on this site by taking journeys through space and the Gobi Desert.

    Steve Spangler Science The ever-growing, ever-changing collection of Steve Spangler's favorite science experiments, recipes and cool science projects.

    Zero Footprint Kids Calculator Follow the questions to see if you are environmentally friendly.

    White House 101 A history and tour of the White House including Presidential Pets.

    Magic School Bus Join Ms. Frizzle and Lizzie as they venture into the maze craze, hop from planet to planet, and discover secrets about animals, science, and nature.

    Author Sites
     Kevin Henkes  Kevin Henkes' official site provides author biography, illustrations, information on characters and books, and fun and games.

      Tomie DePaola Learn more about Tomie DePaola and see what he is up to on his calendar.

      Jan Brett Visit this collection of projects and activities from Jan Brett's books for kids.

    Leo Lionni Learn  about this amazing author's life and read a tribute written by his grandaughter.

    Ezra Jack Keats If you are interested in Ezra, his books, or his foundation, this is the place to be.

    David Wiesner Official publisher's site for two-time Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator.

    Marc Brown Developed with the help and advice of Arthur creator Marc Brown, the ARTHUR site is organized into pages hosted by the series' characters.

    Art Sites

      Art Zone Interactive art that you can make online from the National Gallery of Art.

    Destination Modern Art Explore the Museum of Modern Art in this interactive spaceship.

    Museum Kids The Metropolitan Museum of Art invites you to scroll down to the right side of this page for a slew of terrific activities for kids.
      Cake Maker Make cakes like pop artist Wayne Thiebaud.
    Free Arts and Crafts Resources An awesome page for Arts and Crafts At Home