Parent Resources

Parent Resources

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

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


Games & Just for Fun
Billy Bear's Playground


Gifted Ed/problem solving

Invention At Play
Math Brainteasers
The Puzzle Factory
(online games & puzzles)


Language Arts
Houghton Mifflin Education Place
Poetry 4 Kids
Children's Storybooks Online (Listen online!)
Starfall (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


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


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

50states

Responsive Classroom

WEBSITES FOR PARENTS:

Family Education and Parents Helping Parents

MN and US Department of Education

Our Kids (Raising Kids with Disabilities)

Teach a Child to Read

Virtual Middle School Library

http://www.nws.k12.mn.us/Family_and_Community_Empowerment.html