Educational Websites

Educational Websites

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Starfall

This is an interactive literacy website that is available for your child to use in our classroom and at home.

http://starfall.com

Foss Web

FOSSWeb is the official site for our inquiry-based FOSS (FULL OPTION SCIENCE SYSTEM) science curriculum -- a place for support, resources, and fun activities.

Math Playground

This more advanced website offers practical math skills and the opportunity for your child to play logic games.

http://www.mathplayground.com

ICT Math Games

This site has many fun, interactive math activities and games. See below for some of my favorites!

Illuminations: Ten Frames

Thinking about numbers using frames of 10 can be a helpful way to learn basic number facts. The four games that can be played with this applet help to develop counting and addition skills.

Spelling City
This is an interactive website to work on vocabulary and spelling words.

Crickweb

Free Math kids games and activities. Help your child with math at home.

Scholastic

This is a great website for exploring books for parents and kids with fun games and activities.

http://scholastic.com

 

Dr. Seuss

This is the official site of Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat, featuring games, printable activities, the complete illustrated character guide, and more.

http://www.seussville.com/

 

Weekly Reader

This site is helpful for children to keep up with current news and events.

http://weeklyreader.com/

 

ZisBoomBah!

Create a healthy meal by clicking on "Pick Chow"!

National Geographic for Kids

This site features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

The Smithsonian

This interactive learning site brings American art, history, science, and culture to life.

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students

Kids Know It

This is an excellent website! Use it to link to a variety of other learning websites.

http://www.kidsknowit.com

Jan Brett

This is a fantastic website that offers free literacy and math activities, coloring pages, and developmentally appropriate projects to do with your child.

http://janbrett.com

ABC YA

This is a fun website that offers grade-level specific activities for your child to explore.

http://abcya.com

North Carolina Common Core and Essential Standards

This is a helpful site that depicts the academic expectations that your child should meet by the end of the year.

http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/

Here is a great site from the National PTA. It is the parent's guide to Common Core for each grade level.

http://pta.org/5307.htm