Fun and Educational Stuff...

Here's some fun and educational stuff for you to do if your students are bored or need to do assignments for me.

 

* Use this link to reach the sjbdigital.com web page for online documents.

 Religion

* To attend mass at St. John's, go to ths site: www.stjohnbchurch.org

* When you can't get to the church for mass, check out Catholic Icing for some great ideas. Link: https://www.catholicicing.com/weekly-mass-resources-for-kids/

Math

* Two tools that can help with Math are i-Ready Online Lessons that provide instruction and practice based on students’ individual needs, and At-Home Activity Packs that provide printable materials aligned to the skills we want them to learn. Link: i-Ready.com/AtHome

* We use XtraMath a couple times a week to practice our math facts. Link: https://xtramath.org/#/home/index

* Check out this site, ABCYA, for fun and educational games. Link: https://www.abcya.com/ They have games that are not math too.

* We use this website in the classroom sometimes. Zearn can tailor the activities for your child. Link: https://about.zearn.org/distance-learning?utm_campaign=distance-learning&utm_medium=email&utm_source=mailchimp&utm_content=teacher-email

Social Studies

* The creators of National Geographic have designed this site for kids. Link: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Language Arts

* Head over to Audible for free books. To access the free titles, just visit stories.audible.com from any web browser. The experience is completely free – no log-ins, credit cards, or passwords required. Just click, stream and listen.

* Into the Book allows students to read passages and test their language arts skills. Link: https://reading.ecb.org/

* This site, Spelling City, can be used to practice your Spelling words. Link: https://www.spellingcity.com/

Science

* Here's some free STEM activities for kids from NASA. Link: https://www.nasa.gov/stem-at-home-for-students-k-4.html The NASA Facebook page is a good source as well.

 

* Travel around Mars with this cool sire. Link: https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

 

* Mystery Science is a site that I use a lot in the classroom. This is their site to help with distance learning: https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning

 

* Want to visit the zoo? Check out this site from the San Diego zoo. Link: https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/

 

* Our very own Space Center has a great site. Link: https://www.rocketcenter.com/scienceneverstops

 

* The Museum of Science & Technology in Chicago has a good site to explore. Link: https://www.msichicago.org/

 

 

Miscellaneous

* The children's magazine online- Highlights! Link: https://www.highlightskids.com/

 

* Scholastic Magazine has this distance learning site, filled with lots of goodies. Link: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

 

* Students can earn free rice for starving children in the world by answering trivia questions at FreeRice. Link: https://freerice.com/game