Family Websites

Family Websites

Game Classroom NEW!
http://www.gameclassroom.com/
Educators collected educational games for students, parents and teachers – good for homework help.
Very Best Kids
http://www.verybestkids.com
This exciting web site from Nestle is a fun resource for parents. There are many creative ideas and activities related to books for parents and children. There are crafts, cooking, sewing, reading, and singing activities.
Mighty Book
http://www.mightybook.com
This site for ages 2 through 12 has free read-a-loud stories, video songbooks, games, and puzzles. There is a small membership fee.
Read Write Now!
http://www.udel.edu/ETL/RWN/Activities.html#contents
This site has reading and writing activities for children ages birth to sixth grade. There are helpful tips and simple activities that are fun and can be done easily at home. Reading list and resources are also included.
First-School
http://www.first-school.ws/
This is a great site for preschool activities and crafts. There are lesson plans, activities, crafts, worksheets, holiday activities, and more. There is a theme index full of activities for young children including letter and number printouts.
RIF Reading Planet
http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/
This is the Reading Is Fundamental website. This site is a great place to explore books. Sections included are game station, featured authors, what�s new, There are places to review books, write stories, meet authors and illustrators, and listen to stories online.
PBS Kids
http://pbskids.org/
This is a safe and educational website sponsored by PBS. It includes games, stories, music, and coloring involving the PBS characters such as Barney, the Berenstain Bears, and Clifford the Big Red Dog. There are PBSParents and PBSTeacher resources sections as well.
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/index.html
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids is brought to the World Wide Web as a service of the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works.