Teaching Library is the place to discover free teaching ideas and lesson resources linked to children’s books and literature.
Children\’s Books Forever
has picutre books from Hans Wilhelm and other authors free for noncommercial use in schools. Great to read together on IWB.
Speak-N-Spell App – Review from NY Times
Short, concise review of this early learning app.
Learning Games for Kids.Com
Educational games are a great tool for building foundation math and language skills that today’s elementary school curriculum requires. These online learning games and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids and they’re free. Want educational games that help build skills in math, language, science, social studies, and more? You’ve come to the right place!
4Kids.org is a team of educators, writers, technology specialists and students that produces weekly articles and links demonstrating how online learning can be a safe, fun and adventurous activity.
Fraboom.Com is an online childrens’ museum with interactive books, Fraboom TV, games, and online kids classes.
Story Time for Me.Com
The Story Time For Me kid’s stories offer compelling storytelling with inspiring and memorable characters that will stimulate any child’s imagination. The original episodic kid’s books will foster a love of reading and improve your child’s cognitive development and reading skills. The interactive language prompts will provide your child with his or her own personal reading coach.
Little Bird Tales.Com
Little Bird Tales was created to help nurture children’s creativity and imagination while simultaneously creating one of a kind childhood treasures that can easily be shared. We are dedicated to providing a safe web environment for children, free of advertising, merchandising and links to other sites.
Gudli.Com Activities for Pre-K – 2 including language arts, math, and puzzles.
BZKids.Org Early Childhood Resources is a collection of online activities sorted by subject area.
Collection of Early Childhood Activities – Orange County Schools has themed activities sorted by seasons for our youngest learners.
Spelling Game with Charlotte\’s Web is a fun site for kids to practice spelling words from the classic novel.
TVO Kids.Com is from the Canadian Broadcast company and features games, videos, homework help, etc. Great site for home or school.
Mr. Nussbaum.Com has dozens of resources for classroom use – from state maps and printables, to learning games, to math interactives.
Alphabet Avenue is an early learning site with dozens of ideas and links to sites with alphabet activities.
Starfall New Web Site
Most primary teachers have heard of and are probably using the free content on Starfall.Com. They have now created an additional site with paid content focusing on math. For only $270/year for a school, we gave it a try. Teachers have been very positive about the content and highly recommend this site for early learning.
Between the Lions is another great PBS site with games, stories, and videos for students. Looking for fun activities and games you can do with your kids throughout the day to help them learn to read and write? You’ll find them here, along with recommended books and tips to get your kids wild about books and reading.
Food for Thought from Sesame Street
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: EATING WELL ON A BUDGET is a bilingual,
multimedia program designed to help support families who have
children between the ages of 2 and 8 and are coping with uncertain
or limited access to affordable and nutritious food.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Early Learning, Games, Music, Preschool | Posted on December 10, 2010
Kinder Site.Org is a collection of online activities for Pre-K and Kindergarten students.
Kindergarten Math Web Sites is ideal for early learning or young students who need extra practice with numeracy skills.
Mrs. Tenkely\’s Computer Resources has dozens of resources for elementary student categorized by subject and grade level.
ABC Mouse.Com is a subscription based early learning site focusing on language and math concepts development. The great thing is that teachers in public schools can sign up for free at Public Teacher Registration Site.
Literacy.Net Resources for Preschool & Kindergarten
The Literacy Center Education Network is a non-profit organization with a mission to deliver free, professionally-designed, education material to preschool-age children. Good for individual practice or use on IWBs. Also good to use with ELL students.
ABC Fast Phonics is a free tutorial that uses cartoons and sounds with audio narration and clickable words to teach phonics. This method teaches just basic phonics concepts without struggle or frustration and includes rules for vowels, consonants, and blends along with practice pages.