ResourcesA Kids HeartThe sunshine room is a sunny little spot where Preschool - Pre Kindergarten kids can play and learn while on the web. There's also lots of coloring and activities pages to print out here, so you can have fun playing and learning when you're not online.ABC YaABCya! is a new and exciting way for elementary students to learn on the web. All educational games and activities were created by teachers for kids! Activities are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way to learn.Apples 4 The TeacherFree Elementary Language Arts Activities
Educational Interactive Games
Reading and Writing Online for KidsBen's Guide to U.S. Government for KidsThis web site permits students to click on a fire station, police station, post office, hospital, library or school. For each of these places, a community helper is displayed and an explanation of his or her job is offered. Click to play interactive games and activities.Book Activities and Games from Kids On The NetActivities and games based on books and reading.Count Us In - Basic Number ConceptsCount Us In has several interactive games and activities to help children
understand basic number concepts.Eduplace - Spelling & Vocabulary PracticeSpelling and VocabularyEye on IdiomsEye on Idioms can be used to introduce students to idioms. The activity includes a series of exercises, in which students view the literal representations of seven idioms and then examine the metaphorical meanings of the idioms.FunBrain – Language Arts GamesFun and Educational Games – search by age, grade level or curriculum.Grammar GamesMany games for intermediate, middle and high school.Internet4ClassroomsThis web portal is free to anyone who wants to find high-quality, free Internet resources to use in their classroom instruction or practice skills they have learned. Organized by grade level, subject area etc.Picture MatchStudents can choose from three phonics-based games. They can work with beginning letter sounds, short vowel sounds or long vowel sounds.Primary GamesLooking for a game to match your school's curriculum? Use this Curriculum Guide 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.Proofreading PracticePractice your proofreading skills.Read Write Think - Student IndexRead WriteThink offers a collection of online Student Materials to support literacy learning in the K-12 classroom. These interactive tools can be used to supplement a variety of lessons and provide an opportunity for students to use technology while developing their literacy skills. Click on the name of each interactive for a brief description of the tool and a list of the Read WriteThink lessons that use the tool. From there you'll also be able to directly access the tool and use it in your classroom.Reading a-zOffers thousands of printable teacher materials to teach phonemic awareness, alphabet, and more. The teaching resources include professionally developed downloadable leveled books, lesson plans, worksheets, and more.ScholasticWonderful games and activities for PreK and K. Content areas such as
Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Math which can be used with a variety themes.Scholastic – Building Language for LiteracyThis learning activity helps emerging readers identify letters, sounds and words using interactive media.Silly SentencesWrite and submit silly sentences.StarfallThe Starfall reading program is designed to be fun, exciting, and to instill confidence in young children as they learn to read. The website and companion printed materials are clear and effective tools to help you implement proven teaching methods. The website was created by carefully observing the way children learn using a computer.Tumble BooksRead fiction and nonfiction books online! You can play games, take quizes and do book reports!Word BuilderWord Build & Bank provides a simple, engaging way for students to generate dozens of different words by first choosing an ending (for example -an, -ed, -at, -op) and then adding a beginning letter or blend. When a correct word is created, the word is stored in a Word Bank where students can read and review their words. For each ending, Word Build & Bank prompts students to create between 6 and 14 different possible words, adding an element of fun and discovery. It uses animation and sound to guide students through the steps of creating words, and employs prompts that are clear and easy to master. This interactive tool could be used individually or in small groups, either in one session or across multiple lessons.Word Family SortThis online activity is designed for beginning and struggling readers to help them recognize word patterns and learn about onset and rime. Students are first asked to select a vowel, and are then presented with a series of words to sort into short-vowel word families. Students can then print their completed word family chart and use it to practice reading the words fluently.Word MakerCombine letters to make words.Word PlaysPlay against the clock to test your word knowledge Access a comprehensive English dictionary online.