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Reading Fun

Games at Get Ready to Read - Fun and interactive, a great site for preschoolers
www.getreadytoread.org/skill-building-activities/online-games

Reading Games at PBS - Play, explore and read with PBS!
www.pbskids.org/read/

Online Storytime! - Streaming video featuring famous people reading children's books aloud

www.storylineonline.net

Starfall - Designed for Pre-K to Grade 2, this site offers many phonics-based activities

www.starfall.com

International Children's Digital Library - Read books from all over the world right on your computer!

en.childrenslibrary.org


A Healthy You!  Sites about fitness, foods and more

Great Recipes for Kids - All kinds of ways to search for kid-friendly meals and snacks.

kidshealth.org/kid/recipes

Kidscom.com - These games focus on fun, learning and Internet safety

kidscom.com

KidsHealth.org - All about keeping happy and healthy

www.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy

Kidnetic.com - Get scavenger hunt ideas, fitness challenges and crazy-healthy recipes at this site.

www.kidnetic.com

Kids' Quest - Learn more about disabilities and health with Kids' Quest

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/kids

BAM Body and Mind - Got a question about fitness, disease, peer pressure? Check out this site!

www.bam.gov

 

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Now That's Interesting.....   Great art, science and general knowlege.

NASA for Kids - Check out NASA's Kids club. Outer space, astronomy, planetary science...it's just all cool!

www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4

National Geographic for Kids - Videos, photos, and other fun stuff about our world.

www.nationalgeographic.com/kids

Kidlink.org - View artwork and ideas from kids around the world. Contribute your own!

www.kidlink.org/kidspace/start.php?HoldNode=1

Discovery Kids - Test your trivia knowledge with Discovery Kids quizzes.

kids.discovery.com/quizzes

Makebeliefs Comix - Create your own comic strip!

www.makebeliefscomix.com

DinoDictionary - All things dino, including audio clips of how to pronounce the names...need we say more?

dinodictionary.com

Scratch - Free downloadable software to animate and share your stories.

scratch.mit.edu

Tux Paint - Free downloadable software for computer literacy drawing activities.

www.tuxpaint.org

American Museum of Natural History OLogy - Check out the AMNH's site just for kids!

www.amnh.org/explore/ology

AnimalCams at the National Zoo - Take a virtual visit to the National Zoo and check in on your favorite animals!

www.nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/webcams/default.cfm?hpout=webcam

Meet Me at Midnight - Go to the Smithsonian Museum "after dark" and solve mysteries!

americanart.si.edu/education/insights/midnight

 

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Games 'n Puzzles Galore!  Learning games, trivia, and just plain old fun!

Dance Mat Typing - A very cool way to learn to type!

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/about

Fun Brain - More learning games for the elementary crowd, including Grammar Gorillas and Math Arcade.

www.funbrain.com

The Brick Blogger - A family-friendly site about all things Lego!

www.thebrickblogger.com

Jigzone.com - Do you love puzzles? Check it out!

www.jigzone.com

Tiny Planets - Adopt your very own small, furry alien, fly around in your spaceship, and explore the 3D world.

www.tinyplanets.com/Landing

 

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