Have some time to spare? Enjoy these fun links!
ABCya– Make learning fun with a variety of educational computer games for kids. Learn new skills and improve old ones in areas such as math, language arts, and typing.
BBCPrimaryHistory – This is a great history site for primary grades to learn basic information about a few specific periods in history and the people of the era. This visual site does a great job of including timelines and biographical information in a way that younger learners can understand and enjoy. The website is designed like a toybox and will allow children to really “explore” the different topics.
BetweentheLions – This early literacy site, for children ages 4-7, is a tie-in for the award-winning television program. Appealing characters, terrific songs and fun games combine to offer great on-line experiences.
BobtheBuilder – Based on the PBS TV show, this website features online games, videos, activities and printables. Learn about machines and construction.
Chesskid – In a safe environment, discover the rules and strategies of chess. Improve your game, memorize skills, patience and sportsmanship with free online games, tournaments and club matches with kids around the world.
Earthrangers – Play Eco-Games, learn about conservation, meet and share with kids from all over the planet.
Funbrain – Who ever thought learning math could be so much fun? Test your math skills with these fun and interesting games. Includes some teacher and parenting resources.
ScienceBug – Solve science puzzles, do your own scientific investigations, or learn more about what scientists do on the job.
Smartygames – Site features a variety of math games, mazes, puzzles, money games and reading activities in English and Spanish.
SwitchZoo – Play animal games, solve animal puzzles, take a guided tour, and join a zoo quest while you make new animals at this virtual zoo.
TumbleBooks – Ebooks for Kids!
WalkingwithDinosaurs – Created by the BBC, Walking with Dinosaurs features individual pages featuring interesting facts, images and statistics on particular dinosaurs.