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GRADE LEVEL: K-2+
Idea Box Web site provides users access to craft, recipe, and activity
ideas for teachers, parents, and students. This is a great, growing
resource for early childhood educators and parents of small children.
For Kids Only: Kids Activity Centre
GRADE LEVEL: ALL
A multi-part site for all ages, with craft activities, interactive games, e-mail chats, and more, grouped by subject area.
GRADE LEVEL: K-5
Looking for children's music? Then check out this site. It's chock full of music and fun for kids.
GRADE LEVEL: PK-5
is a fun, educational site for audiences as young as preschool. Users
will find science, language arts, geography, and craft pages, among
others.This is a great resource for preschool and kindergarten teachers
and students. Parents can use the site for safely surfing the Internet
with their children.
GRADE LEVEL: K-6
site has stories, artwork and games for children. Users will find
stories about fairies and magic, accompanied by illustrations. This is a
growing site so look for additional stories and sections.
Music Learning Games for Kids
This site provides links for several music learning games form children.
GRADE LEVEL: 3-8
Place is a fun site that uses interactive maps, games, and quizzes to
teach about world geography. This is a great site to let students work
in independently or in pairs.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
GRADE LEVEL: K-5
is a second-grade project about the life and accomplishments of Harriet
Tubman, highlighting her work on the Underground Railroad. The Web site
comes from a second-grade class that which studied Harriet Tubman and
the Underground Railroad and became inspired to create this project.
This is a fine example of young students developing and producing a
class project for other students to enjoy.
Legend of Captain Dave
GRADE LEVEL: 2-6
is an online Internet hunt. Users must follow the story of Captain Dave
and answer questions about pirates along the way. This site comes from a
public library in Pennsylvania. This is a great way to introduce
students to navigating the Internet. History teachers will do well using
this site as part of an interactive lesson plan.
Gander Academy's Theme-related Resources
Grade Level: K-5+
Gander Academy is a great resource on thematic teaching using the
Internet. The site has an extensive list of topics with link lists that
include general information, teacher resources, and student projects.
GRADE LEVEL: 2-9
Web site has flashcards, math problems, and games -- all with the
intent of increasing mathematical knowledge. Users will also find a
section for math homework help.This is a great way to teach math to
students because they will be having fun while they are learning and
they'll want to learn more. Individual lesson plans could be built
around the site or students could visit the site on their own to improve
their math skills.
Reading and Writing:
GRADE LEVEL: K-12
Zone is an educational resource for students, teachers, and parents.
The site is promotes the use of newspapers and the Internet in the
classroom, and includes curricula, projects, creative writing, and links
to other educational sites.
Thousand Cranes Peace Network
is the Web site supporting a project designed to deliver 1 million
folded paper cranes to the Children's Monument in the Peace Park in
Hiroshima, Japan. This site is the home page of the Thousand Crane Peace
Network, which is based on the story of Sadako Sasaki. This could be a
great project for social studies, history or cultural studies classes.
Bats, Bats, Everywhere
Web site was developed to teach about bats and was designed especially
for children. The site has extensive information on the species.
Students reporting on bats or educators preparing a lesson on the
species will have a good source of information here.
Intelligent Child (TM)
GRADE LEVEL: 6-12
Intelligent Child (TM) Web site was created by the Intelligent Child
(TM) educational software company to promote science education. Users
can play games, pose questions, or try experiments. This is an appealing
site for elementary science students and educators.
World Kids Network
GRADE LEVEL: K-12
Kids Network is an awesome site run mostly by kids for kids. It
includes chat rooms, clubs, mailing lists, news, an art gallery, an area
for girls, a chat forum, games, puzzles, and a school service. The site
also teaches kids about Internet etiquette and safety. World Kids
Network (WKN) is over 80% kid generated.
Kids Farm (from Colorado)
GRADE LEVEL: K-3
site has information and resources about farms and farm animals. The
site comes from the Kids Farm ranches in Colorado. This is an excellent
site for elementary educators looking for a complete unit about farms.
GRADE LEVEL: K-8
is the sister site to the SNOW (Special Needs Opportunity Windows) Web
site. SNOW Kids has information for special needs children and their
teachers and parents. The parent SNOW (Special Needs Opportunity
Windows) Web site was created to provide ways for special needs children
to electronically access curriculum materials.