EARLY YEARS-Birth to Preschool


Reading and writing activities for birth to preschool including story ending, funny sounds, rhyme time, and more.

Family Works


At this website, the University of Illinois Extention Service addresses several strategies for building stronger families.



Tips for teaching manners.

Great Economics Lessons


Here are some great online economics lessons--all levels and content areas keyed to the Nebraska Social Studies/Economics Standards. If you know the concept you want to teach, start from the K-5 concepts list or the 6-12 concepts list. Materials from which to create more lessons are available from the Virtual Economics Companion.

Kids Activities


Interactive activites for teaching writing, math, and other skills.

Kids Food Cyberclub


This site is dedicated to promoting good nutrition. Children will be entertained through interactive activities. Multiple resources are available to teachers and parents.

Live and Learn


This site offers a variety of links for the teacher or parent of a special education student. It may also be used in an early childhood class. An excellent listing of developmental activities for birth to five years old is also included.

Pete's Power Point Station


Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.

Pete's Power Point Station


This website houses a great collection of ready made power points and interactive activities for many subject matters.

Practical Money Skills for Life


This site gives the viewer the opportunity to choose the intended audience--student, teacher, parent or consumer. Afterwards, lessons in money management are made available for different age groups.

Read Write Think


The website states its purpose is to "provide educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."

Songs for Teaching


Using music to promote learning. Ideas and resources for using music to teach content across the curriculum to students of all ages.



"TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus."

Teaching Guides for Life Skills


At this site you will find a variety of resources for teaching life skills. Links are available for elementary, middle and high school.

The Food Timeline


Explore the food habits of human beings from 17,000 B.C. to the present. A timeline will display when certain foods were introduced with a link for additional information.

Zero to Three


A resource for those working with infants, toddlers, and families.