Parent Resources

 

 

 

Educational Websites

 

 

 

Coloring, Puzzles, Crafts
Crayola Creativity Central
(Users must register, but it's free to everyone)
Free coloring pages

Cross-curricular Websites
4Kids.org
ABC Teach
Fun Brain
KidSites.com
Kids World
I Know That
Great River Regional Library - Kids Info Bits

Games & Just for Fun
ALFY: The Web Portal for Kids
Billy Bear's Playground

Gifted Ed/problem solving
Invention At Play
Math Brainteasers
The Puzzle Factory (online games & puzzles)

Language Arts
Create your own story
Houghton Mifflin Education Place
Poetry 4 Kids
Children's Storybooks Online (Listen online!)
Starfall.com (Early readers and reading help - Pre-K to Gr. 2)
Vocabulary Games

Math
AAA Math
Cool Math 4 Kids
Figure This
Interactive Math with Manipulatives
Math Fact Cafe
Math Goodies
Math Surf
Web Math (great for homework help)

Music
Sing along Songs

Science
Lawrence Hall of Science
National Geographic Activity Site
Try Science.org
Weather Whiz Kids
Web Weather for Kids
NASA

Animal Research:
MN Zoo, San Diego Zoo
Paw Island

Search Engines - Student Friendly
Ask Jeeves for Kids
Cyber Sleuths
Kids Click! Web search for Kids by Librarians
Yahooligans! A Web Guide for Kids

Social Studies
News magazines for kids:
Time For Kids
Scholastic News
Whitehouse for Kids (Info about current and past presidents)

State Research:
IPL Stately Knowledge
Maine Kids Page State Links

Netstate.com
50states.com

WEBSITES FOR PARENTS:

Family Education
http://www.php.com/

MN Department of Education
http://www.education.state.mn.us/mde/index.html

Our Kids (Raising Kids with Disabilities)
http://www.our-kids.org/

Parents Helping Parents
http://www.php.com/

Teach a Child to Read
http://www.succeedtoread.com/resources.html

US Department of Education
http://www.education.state.mn.us/mde/index.html

Virtual Middle School Library
http://www.sldirectory.com/teachf/teach.html