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Kindergarten & Grade One Websites


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Reading – Language Arts


Starfall - www.starfall.com - Starfall is a valuable site where your children can learn more about the tools needed to read. There are many tips for parents to help their child with reading at home.

Interactive Literacy Activities - http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/ - this site is broken up into skills. Great for whole group activities with the computer, TV, and Averkey

Literacy Center - http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm - Super activities for letters, numbers, shapes, keyboard

Storyline Online - http://www.storylineonline.net/ - famous book read by famous people – The Polar Express, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

First Grade Skill Builders - http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_1st.htm - Interactive websites broken down by specific skills in math and language arts

Magic Key from PBS http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/index.shtml - Great language arts activities

Between the Lions - http://pbskids.org/lions/songs/ - funny songs for learning reading concepts – Check out “When Two Vowels Go Walking” ;-)

The Story Place - http://www.storyplace.org/storyplace.asp - Little digital stories that are read to you.

Jan Brett’s Website - http://www.janbrett.com/ - Wonderful site by author Jan Brett – Lots of fun activites

Word Wizard - http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/wordwizard/ - Word Wizard – make words from the letters given game

Word Family Sort - http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/wordfamily/index.swf - Word Family Sort – sorting words into columns from the same word families

Clifford the Big Red Dog - http://www.scholastic.com/clifford/play/index.htm - Clifford the Big Red Dog reading activities.

Fun Brain - http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html A site devoted to games with a special emphasis on math and reading. There is a special place for parents to visit and learn more as well.

Nick Junior - http://www.nickjr.com/ Reading, games and other assorted themed activities fill this site with learning fun. A special site “for parents only” is a valuable resource.

Learning Planet - http://www.learningplanet.com/stu/kids1.asp - Four or five short learning games for first grade

Hotlist of Grade One Sites - http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/grade1.html - Huge Grouping of grade one websites listed by subject



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Pattern Blocks Online - http://arcytech.org/java/patterns/patterns_j.shtml - Great pattern Block activity and you don’t even have to pass out and pick up the pattern blocks after the lesson!

Virtual Manipulatives Website - http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html - Has blocks, patterns, fractions, graphs… all sorted by grade level

Grade One Interactive Math - http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_1st.htm - has many, many math games sorted by skill…great hotlist site

Baseball Math - http://www.funbrain.com/math/index.html - great game for practicing your math facts

Math Mayham - http://www.learningplanet.com/act/mayhem/index.asp - Math game that lets you practice your facts in 60 seconds and gives you a score. It allows you to compete against an unknown player.

Apple Picking Sorting Game - http://www.little-g.com/shockwave/apple.html - sort the apples into small, medium, and large

Meddybemps Learning Activities - http://www.meddybemps.com/7.33.html - Fine Motor Activity Pages




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Seasons - http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/seasons/eng/Introduction/Default.htm - A great grade one site to explain seasons originally designed for the whiteboard.

Sorting Living Things Activity - http://www.crick.northants.sch.uk/assets/Flash%20Studio/cfsscience/Variation/variation2c.html - Very neat activity that can be used on one computer or with the averkey for a whole class.

Brainpop Junior - http://www.brainpopjr.com/science/ - Has little movies with questions and answers on animals, land, and habitat

Underground Virtual Tour - http://www.fieldmuseum.org/undergroundadventure/virtual_tour/index.shtml - little tour of what it would be like to be in soil if you were very, very tiny.

Simple Machines Made Simple - http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/SimpleMachines/machines004.htm - Wally the Ant teaches about simple machines

Pushing and Pulling

Activities where children should find out the difference between pulling and pushing and have the opportunity to predict what will happen when a toy car is pushed.

Seasons - http://kizclub.com/ - Online storybook on seasons.


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Handwriting Without Tears Website - http://www.hwtears.com/printing.htm This site is mostly commercial but does have some sample pages.


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Social Studies

Ben Franklin’s Guide to Government for Kids - http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/index.html - Has continents, national symbols, our neighborhood, coloring pages, and games about our government



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http://www.crick.northants.sch.uk/pagescience.html - Whiteboard activities

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Interactive.aspx?s=science&a=ks1 – “””””””