Sites for Parents and Teachers
We recommend that parents and children
explore the World Wide Web together. For more information link
Surfing on the World Wide Web .
Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the Internet or other digital communication devices. Some forms of cyber bullying may be criminal. If you are a victim, tell someone. No one has the right to make you feel diminished or threatened.
For information log onto Cyber Bullying.org
Follow these links to information about parenting and education resources on the Web.
Education Resources including Lesson Planning Sites
March 21, 2008
Teacher Book Wizard: Educators, parents, and students find just the right book.
Kindergarten Literacy and Math Skill Games
Online Games for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
Education - Summer Learning
Subscribe to this free online newsletter and
learn to combat "Summer Brain Drain"with summer activities
and tips for kids 7-11.
Scholastic Book Talks: Booktalking is one of the most effective way to get kids reading.
eduscapes.com Ignore the advertising and browse the index on the right side for links to educational sites.
The Caldecott Game
Database of Award-winning Children's Literature
Rif Reading Planet
Teach with Award-Winning Children's Books
Science Net Links
SMILE Program Mathematics Index
Educator's Reference Desk
Census Information : Link to the United States Census Bureau for helpful statistics and other useful data.
Best Sites for Kids: Reviewed by a newspaper columnist, here are links to many safe sites for kids.
ChildFun.com: Who says parenting can't be fun?
Parents Forum: This is the place for parents and caregivers to meet online to celebrate the joys (and trials) of parenthood.
Enchanted Learning: Gateway to great learning fun and adventure. Teachers will find many links of use in the classroom and parents will appreciate the safety and ease of use for their children.
Beansprout Networks: Useful site for news and resources on children's health, child care, and parenting. Childcare professionals will also find this a useful site. Activities are listed by age or by topic. Ages range from infant through early school age.
StoryFun: Children write a virtual story using suggested topics. A great way to teach parts of speech and sequences.
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Safety Zone: This site offers safety guidance tips for parents and
kids. There is information on missing children, toll free numbers for
health-related information, product recalls and much more.
The Perpetual Preschool: This site is dedicated to those who contribute to the education of young children. Ideas are contributed by child care professionals.
The Babies Planet: Topics include adoption, bedtime stories, child care, coupons resource, fatherhood, food and health; learning, baby names, SIDS, and many other topics of concern to parents of young children. A comprehensive resource.
BabyBag.com: Includes articles about pregnancy, childbirth, family fun, recipes, and shopping resources. A handy, all-inclusive site for busy parents.
The Chalkboard: The Preschool Place: Activities and ideas from teachers-to-teachers. Parents, too, will find this a useful site when searching for activities, ideas and resources to use with their preschooler. This is an award-winning site.
Crayola Creativity Central: The "power of creativity starts here, claims the creator of this site. Here are resources for parents and educators, and fun activities for kids of all ages.
GrandsPlace For Grandparents and Special Others Raising Children: There is loads of helpful information on legal resources, everyday living with today's children, even Chat and discussion groups.
KidSource Online: Free online newsletter featuring activities, information and advice for parents tailored to the ages of your children.
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Explorers Picture Dictionary: 1,770 illustrated dictionary entries help make
learning new words fun.
Dr. Toy: Log onto Dr. Toy for the best advice on children's toys and products.
DeGrummond Children's Literature Collection: One of the leading research centers in the field of children's literature. Links to many other children's literature sites. Ideal for research or just renewing acquaintance with a favorite children's title of long ago.
Family Friendly Internet: The site for families. Includes chat, email, parenting tips, games and activities for kids.
AfterSchool.gov: Federal websites offer information that will help your children learn about the world.
Federal Consumer Information Center: Find listings under learning activities and parenting. Click on the icon to read the text online.
Family Info Center: Web version of "Parents and Children Together," a magazine dedicated to family literacy. Articles on issues related to children's reading and writing. Book reviews of recent children's literature.
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Links: Activities designed to help children to develop their ability to read
and write. An excellent learning site for families.
Haystack Toy Co: Toy directory includes more than 14,000 registered toy and hobby businesses.
SmarterKids.com: Help your children learn, discover, and grow.
FAO Schwartz: "Welcome to our world of toys." The famous NY toy store now online.
Online Schoolyard: Easy-to-use guide to the best education sites on the Web.
edhelper.com: Loads of lessons, webquests for learning enrichment, and thousands of educational resources.
WebQuest: Excellent site for kids who enjoy learning projects on their own or in small groups. Helpful in finding information for completing assignments. Many links to interesting sites.
Learning Network: Top 5 Things Your Child Should Know in High School. Help for you and your teen in planning their college education.
ThinkQuest: Contests and challenges for students of all ages.
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Place: This is the place for fun learning games and cool inventions. Plenty
of teacher resources and ideas for classroom activities.
Nursery Rhymes, Verses, and Songs
Kids Domain: Fun and safe educational activities.
Wicked4kids.com: A fun and safe online club and activities for kids.
A to Z Teacher Stuff: Winter themes and Activities for a winter's day of play.
EdGate: A site for students, parents and teachers. There is something here for everyone.
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Health and Safety
Keep Kids Healthy.com
American Academy of Pediatrics
National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care
TV and Movie Guides
comprehensive site that offers plot summaries, ratings, and detailed accounts of
what is actually depicted in the film.
FirstLook.com: This site links to a number of parent's guides to children's and popular movies.
FilmValues.com: Offers recent reviews to cable and video movies as well as films currently running in theaters. Picks of the week. Search the database for reviews of new and old films. Easy to use and understand.
Movie Mom: This is the web version of the popular book. Rates movies on video and in theaters. This site also touches on the special concerns of parents raising foster children.
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Last modified March 21, 2008