Click on the links below for Language Arts, Mathematics and Science Interactive Activities:
New Cool Links Animated Talking Books in Spanish and English. Includes Reading Comprehension quizzes and teacher resources.
Click on the bears to go to Tumblebooks.com
Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8.
Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take
multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes
for their literary successes. Book Adventure was created by and is maintained by
Click on "Take A Seat in the Orchestra" to play various instruments. The short video requires Quicktime. Click on "Try to Writing Your Own Music" to play fun musical games. Turn up the volume for this site!
The Knowbles take you on animated adventures, teach you everything from ballet to rocketry, and let you play some cool games! This site uses Quicktime.
Yahooligan’s Weekly Coolest Sites
The list contains the coolest sites as picked by Yahooligans. This is updated every week, so please CHECK ALL SITES before you let kids browse them. To look at the archives, click on "Next."
This is geared for younger kids. Watch animated stories and play games according to your ability level. The advanced is still fairly easy, especially for fourth-graders.
Here you can learn with fun
animations about everything from Similes and Metaphors to Dinosaurs.
This site contains educational games for elementary students. Games will be added throughout the year, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back often!
Enchanted Learning presents stories, information, worksheets, references, and much more on subjects ranging from reading to science.
A website from the United Kingdom, this site offers activities for all age groups in many content areas. Students choose the appropriate age level, the type of content they want to practice, and they are given a selection of activities to choose from. There is also a teacher resource page with helpful information and links.
Little Animals Activity Center
This website offers numerous activities that students can choose. Besides reading activities, there are math, music, and other activities. This website is useful for many subjects.
One of the best online sites for kids, this site provides
excellent games for different subject areas.
Teachers can also create quizzes that students can take online.
One of the best online sites for kids, this site provides excellent games for different subject areas. Teachers can also create quizzes that students can take online.
Mighty Books :
several dozen original narrated books with sing-along audio songs and music videos. Age range (from two to twelve).
Story Place Preschool Library:
Your littlest ones will be delighted with these eleven narrated stories where they can click to animate the characters and turn the pages.
Kendra's Coloring Book
Kendra's Coloring Book is an interactive virtual coloring book on the World Wide Web. This coloring book lets web users interactively color pictures. Users may select from a palette of many colors, and mix any combination of them.
Games, coloring books, educational lessons and more.
Scroll down to find coloring and other games that give young children practice using the mouse and keyboard.
The Starfall Method promises to improve reading acquisition by using the Internet to help make it fun for the children and easy for the educators. If you are a teacher you may request the free printed materials that go along with the website for classroom use.
Fun and games and "beantime" stories for preschoolers.
Arthur, The World's Most Famous Aardvark
From PBS, here fun-filled website based on the characters from the Arthur series
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Sports Illustrated for Kids has interactive activities and games as well as stories on today’s latest sports heroes.
Scholastic Newszone is the homepage for all the editions of Scholastic News Online. The homepage is updated daily with the day’s news, sports, special events and polls.
The Internet Public Library: Story Hour
Offered by the Internet Public Library is Story Hour. Here students can hear and/or read stories by clicking on the picture icon or the title. Some stories offer audio narration with the text.
This wonderful website features categories for the reader’s perusal: Fairytales, Nursery Rhymes, Interactive Stories, and Holiday Stories. Each category includes beautifully illustrated stories, and a Real Audio button lets the reader hear the story as they read it.
Rebus Rhymes: Mother Goose and Others
A very colorful and simple website for students to use featuring nursery rhymes in rebus form. The pictures are plain but colorful. This website is good for very young beginners.
Features mysteries to solve, scary stories, magic tricks and more for school age children. (No registration necessary to play the games.)
King of the Kitchen
Kids, King of the Kitchen
Kids have control of this “kitchen”. Recipes are submitted by children of all ages. Some are extremely simple while other recipes are more complicated.
KidAuthors is a creative place for kids to share their stories and poems for other people to read. Stories are posted by genre (mystery, fairy tales, etc.), and writers can fill out an easy online form.
Kidscribe: A Bilingual Site for Kid Authors
This wonderful website allows students to publish their work in either English or Spanish. Directions on this site are bilingual. Works are divided into different types of writing, such as poetry, stories, and jokes
At this site, students are encouraged to create monsters to live at this motel.
Wacky Web Tales
This is an online version of MAD LIBS. In Wacky Web Tales, the user is asked to produce words to create a funny story.
Kids Crosswords and Other Puzzles
Kids Crosswords allows students to practice vocabulary skills in this interactive crossword site. Crossword puzzles range from grammar to holiday themes.
Clifford’s Interactive Storybooks
From the Scholastic company comes interactive storybooks featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog. Besides using the interactive storybooks, children can work with two or three interactive phonics activities.
Word and Picture Fun
Games and activities that will make learning phonics fun.
The interactive website offers online activities for all grade levels. This site contains hundreds of pages of Basic Math Skills.
Math 4 Kids
Cool Math 4 Kids
Called an amusement park for math, this website provides games and activities for the different operations of math. Cool Math 4 Kids is for children under 13 and is part of the Cool Math website.
Room 108 Math
Games and activities are provided for the different operations of mathematics. There are a variety of online activities to choose from.
Room 108 Math
This site provides online games, free worksheets, a Flash Card maker and a homework helper. Offers a variety of activities for kids.
Pick a place to play in this cool
site. “Every place includes fun facts, games, and a special site buddy.” It
not only has games, but also includes information on airports, castles,
Kids Dig Green
Through a series of games,
puzzles and a virtual site tour, students could learn about archaeology. Learn
how archaeologists word, and recontruct how our ancestors lived in a 19th
century West Virginia farm.
The “cool site that teaches you all about the planet and its animals. Includes games, news and facts about animals, special guests, gallery of children's art, and a discussion area.”
Cool Science for Curious Kids
The goal of this interactive site
is to help kids appreciate science. You can dive into a miniature without a
microscope, explore the plants world, get to know a butterfly’s life circle,
and more. These include instructions for experiments.
The site is full of adventures. Watch live Web cams, explore various subjects, play games, and visit the world of insects in “Yucky.”
Alien Empire Home
This special multimedia Web companion will take you into the fascinating world of insects. There are amazing graphics, sound and animation, enhanced video, and activities for kids. Click on a topic to enter.
Offered by the National Wildlife Federation, this website has activities dealing with the endangered animals.
Geographic for Kids
National Geographic for Kids
From the famous National Geographic is a website with articles, games, and quizzes for kids.
The Great Plant Escape
The Great Plant Escape
Children can learn about plant life through this interactive website from the University of Illinois.
Child: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
A website dedicated to preserving the planet. Kids can do searches, read articles, or talk about saving the planet Earth. A wonderful environmental site.
As the title indicates, this site is for those interested in astronomy and our solar system.
Star Child: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
Based on the science series The Magic School Bus, Scholastic presents this excellent site filled with activities on various science topics such as dinosaurs, weather, and much more. This site is one of the most interactive and engaging sites on the Internet.
This website is composed of 17,000 articles from the Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. Each entry is short but it includes hyperlinked references to other encyclopedia articles.
Little Explorers is a picture dictionary with definitions, pictures, and links for words. Students can use the Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese to English dictionaries available.
Merriam-Webster’s Word Central offers kids a student dictionary and “Word of the Day”. Students learn new ways to have fun with words and language.
A very simple website that allows users to check their spelling or find a definition of a word.
The Semantic Rhyming Dictionary, the full name of this site, lets the user find a list of words that rhyme with the one they are searching for.
Hispanic Heritage (October)
From Scholastic, the website provides information on Hispanics who have made a contribution to American society. Along with a Teacher’s Guide, there is a page for activities and resources to celebrate throughout the month.
An interactive website who’s theme is Halloween. Kids can participate in an interactive story, write email, construct a haunted house, and work on other various activities. Teachers can also find free clipart.
An interactive website for kids. They visit Santa and his elves at his home. The site is divided into sections with stories, crafts, letters to Santa, and much more.
Kids can find interactive, online activities for every holiday and celebration throughout the year.
Web’s largest index-directory of information about parenting, child development, health, education and learning activities.
Comprehensive site for all child safety related matters including fire safety, internet safety, product recalls, etc.
Lots of stories, arts and crafts, fingerplays, interesting facts, wacky rhymes, caption contest, advice column and lots more.
Parents are always searching for good solid advice when it comes to their family and home life. This site has everything from teens, fitness, home decorating and harvesting your herb garden.
eSCORE is a dedicated parent educational service, focused on helping families understand their children's educational needs and helping them meet those needs creatively and effectively. eSCORE provides hundreds and hundreds of custom tailored activities for parents to do with their children to aid development and skills.
This Highly Rated Website Specializes In "Freebies". Updated Daily, You Will Find Hundreds Of The Internet's Best Free Samples, Coupons And More Here
TEACHER TIDBYTES, offers educators links to the best educational Web resources for teachers. KID INFO is an excellent starting point for students, teachers, and parents who want to spend "quality" time on the web!
Internet Content for the Classroom
This site provides help in a wide range of school subjects - including math, science, reading, writing, and more.
Teacher Universe provides teacher training (as well as help in technology planning) for teachers in grades K-12 in Integrating technology into the classroom. The site contains links for educators, information on grants, and career services for teachers.
Busy Educator's Guide To The World Wide Web
The Busy Educator's Guide To The World Wide Web features information about top Internet sites for busy teachers, librarians and parents.
Learning Page is a huge collection of professionally produced instructional material for you to download and print. Lesson plans, books, worksheets and much more can be found on the site.
This site provides a listing of links for teachers of primary aged children. The Grade Level Theme Related Links page provides theme specific links.
This site contains an excellent collection of links for educators, divided into categories and updated monthly.
Teacher Features offers a wide array of information for elementary educators. It is a growing site, with many thematic units for teachers to use in the classroom.
An extremely comprehensive and valuable Web site, created "by teachers, with teachers, and for teachers".
Lesson Plans Page
The Lesson Plans Page is a collection of over 450 free lesson plans for teachers to use in their classrooms. The site is easy to navigate with lesson plans organized by subject and grade level. Users can even search for lesson plans on specific topics. Educators are also invited to add their own lesson plans to help the resource grow!
A WebQuest is an instructional activity where students perform project research using Internet resources.
Schrock's Guide for Educators:
A site with over 1600 categorized sites to help educators find the resources to effectively integrate technology into the curriculum.
This is a fantastic site for Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers. There are lots of wonderful units, sources, and a great newsletter.I highly recommend this site as a primary source of educational learning and fun for your PreK and K students.