Arthur: The World's Most Famous Aardvark

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/arthur

This PBS site allows you to view pages designated for each character in the Arthur series. There are printable coloring pages, postcards you can print and mail (or email), as well as other activities. Click on a character such as Binky and deal with sequencing using audio readers.


Children's Storybooks Online

http://www.magickeys.com/books/

Books for young children, older children, and young adults. One book is a talking eBook and others are illustrated or animated.


Cool Math For Kids

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

An amusement Park of math for kids


Cool Science for Curious Kids

http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/index.html

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute invites curious kids to explore biology...on screen, off screen, and in between. Students find answers to questions such as what is the connection between a butterfly and a caterpillar as well as why we eat roots and stems.


Earth Science: Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/

This activity lets you manipulate tectonic plates. Pull the plates apart and push them together and watch what happens to the Earth.


Edhead Activities

http://www.edheads.org/index.htm

Explore and identify over 50 different Simple Machines, from the super simple to the hideously hard! This site also includes virtual surgeries and an interactive weather activity.


Education 4 Kids

http://www.edu4kids.com/#http://www.edu4kids.com/

Drill games are for students grades K-12 including Math, Social Studies, Vocabulary and Science. Topics for the drills include U.S. President, U.S. and World Geography, Periodic tables, and Math tables. Good site for high school review. Site requires membership but has several free drills.


Enchanted Learning

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html

This site has selected free information available for students, teachers, and parents. (It has become a subscription site.) Students can learn all about dinos, Surf the Web with LITTLE EXPLORERS which is a picture dictionary with links to over 1000 educational activities, read a map and answer questions about it, and color US state flags and answer questions about them. Fun, educational pages for preschoolers. Why oceans are salty and blue? What causes waves and tides? Do ocean crafts and print out ocean animal pages. Read amazing facts about whales and dolphins. Important inventors and inventions of all time as well as explorers who mapped the world and went into space.


Flashcards

http://www.allmath.com/

Select flashcards in addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division. You set the numbers and the time allowed for answering. It keeps score for you.


FunSchool.com

http://www.funschool.com/

Lots of fun and interactive learning activities for students of all ages. Great for preschool and young students!


GameGoo

http://www.cogcon.com/gamegoo/config.html

For numerous educational games, click on Kids. Site has fun educational games that will help to develop early reading skills identified as important language arts building blocks in state curriculum standards. Fearless Frieda, for example, provides language develop/spelling practice as well as keyboarding practice.


Google Earth Lessons

http://gelessons.com/lessons/

Learn how to do the basics so you are comfortable teaching with Google Earth. Suitable for Lectures, Presentations, whole class discussions, etc. Also includes mini-lessons - Lesson starters for looking at various topics.


H.I.P. Pocket Change

http://www.usmint.gov/kids

H.I.P. Pocket Change Web site was launched in July 1999 by the U.S. Mint. HPC is designed to be a fun, yet educational tool for students and teachers. This site is designed to generate interest in coins, the Mint, and U.S. history.


I Know That

http://www.iknowthat.com

IKnowthat.com activities encourage kids to be creative and to learn by doing. In the spirit of discovery-based education, the activities are designed to provide kids with opportunities to actively explore concepts and guide their own learning experience. Throughout their explorations at iKnowthat.com, kids are exposed to educational material, which they can learn and apply.


Java Games

http://www.aplusmath.com/Games/games.html

A game site that stresses multiplication, division, subtraction, and addition with games such as Concentration, Hidden Pictures, and Bingo to teach math concepts.


Kidport

http://www.kidport.com/default.htm

Kidport is an Internet-based educational service designed to help K-8 students excel in school. It provides a unique, multi-step program to create empowered learners, not simply good students.


Kids College

http://www.kclogin.com

The two subjects that Kids College focus on are Math and Language Arts. All of the questions asked are Core Content Driven. This program does cost an annual fee but is a wonderful investment. The program adjust to each students skill level and lets the teacher track the progress. The children are motivated by getting to play various sports activities for correct answers.


Kidscom

http://www.kidscom.com/home_flash.html

This site contains many games. Site includes an Internet Safety Game for students. Teachers may register to receive a game of the day for their classroom. Registration is required of all users.


LEGO Games

http://www.lego.com/games/

The site features LEGO Games ranging from preschool level and up.


Let's Start Coloring

http://www.thecolor.com/

The color.com is a unique site for online coloring. They have over 1,000 images to color in online without having to print. TheColor.com helps kids learn color concepts, eye-hand coordination, picture comprehension – these skills form the foundation for early learning success. Everyone can use the site as no java, flash or applet is necessary to load the pages. Kids can email the pictures they colored or save them or print them.


Math Fact Cafe

http://www.mathfactcafe.com/

Grades 1-4 math site with ready made flashcards, worksheets, or allows teachers to generate your own worksheets.


NASA: Color Me: Virtual Coloring Book

http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/coloring/index.html

Hot or Cold, Land or Water...Differences in color tell you a lot about the data NASA is collecting about the Earth. Try your hand at coloring these ESE pictures.


NASA: Droplet and the Water Cycle

http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/droplet.html

The object of the activity is to get Droplet, the water molecule, through the forest and into the sea.


Owl and Mouse Software

http://www.yourchildlearns.com

While this site does have software for sale, it also provides FREE downloadable software for the classroom in the areas of reading and social studies. Click on the words “Owl and Mouse Software” to see Free downloadable maps for learning United States and World geography with Maps that Teach. Interactive maps are also available for learning continents, countries, states, capitals, borders, physical features and cultural monuments.


PBS

http://pbskids.org

This site contains thousands of games, activities, clubs, contests, coloring pages, and educational activities for early childhood education.


Pete's Power Point Station

http://www.pppst.com/

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


Pete's Power Point Station

http://pppst.com/

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


Physics Central

http://www.physicscentral.com

With different types of resources available, this website from the American Physical Society covers a variety of needs of physics teachers at all levels. For high school and college students, the features from Physics in Action and People in Physics let students see how physics applies to the "real world."


PrimaryGames.com

http://www.primarygames.com

Looking for a game to match your school's curriculum? Use the Curriculum Guide on this site to find the right game or activity to meet your classroom or child's needs. The guide is broken up into four areas: Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies. Contains a wide range of games, puzzles, and activities for the classroom.


Quiz Making

http://funbasedlearning.com/tools/quizMaker/makequiz.htm

Make your own interactive five question multiple choice quiz. Great for making little quizzes to run in your computer lab or on your homepage.


Science Education at Jefferson Lab

http://education.jlab.org/indexpages/

Test your knowledge of the Table of Elements on-line with our Element Flash Card, Element Hangman, Element Matching, Element Concentration and Element Math games! A printable Periodic Table of Elements is also available! An interesting version of Millionaire activity is available to test general math and science knowledge. More activities will be added as they are completed.


Sesame Street--Stories

http://www.sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet/stories/0,5835,,00.html

A collection of nine stories, many of which allow kids to make choices that change the stories as they read along.


Space Wander

http://www.spacewander.com

This site takes you on a virtual space-trip to the depths of the Universe. All of SpaceWander's pictures are real NASA images! The tour takes about 10 minutes. You can sit back and enjoy it or you can press buttons on the spaceship to see additional in-context information.


Spin and Spell

http://www.spinandspell.com/game.swf

Students have several different general categories they can select to practice their spelling and letter identification. They simply clicking on "Start" and then click on a picture, for instance, "shirt" from the What We Wear category, and then use the spelling wheel to attempt a correct spelling of the word. Click on "submit" to check answers, and "Show Me the Word" or "Clear" for incorrect answers.


Starfall Reading

http://www.starfall.com/

A free creative website designed to teach children to read. It incorporates rhyming games and books that teach phonemic awareness, phonics, decoding skills and comprehension.


TeachersFirst.com

http://www.teachersfirst.com/index.cfm

"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."