Here are some web sites used by our Kindergarten and First Grade teachers during their Computer Lab times. Using these with your children at home may help to reinforce the new skills learned at school.
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Kindergarten Games Games and activities made just for Kindergartners or other little fingers.
Early Years Numbers The Story of 1-9. Early introduction to numbers from a web site based in Wales. Select the number to work on, then “Open this Resource”.
Early Years Building This lesson introduces students to shapes and patterns.
Early Years Simple Patterns Introduces students to the idea of repeating patterns of an ABAB design, and then to an AABAAB design.
Early Years Size This lesson includes activities covering “big and small” and “short and tall”.
Starfall is a creative website designed to teach children to read. Kindergarten students start with the Alphabet pages.
GameGoo Learning that Sticks!!
Gisele’s Big Backyard A part of the TVOKids website. Great games for young children in different subject areas.
Literacy Center An introduction to letters, numbers, colors, shapes, etc.
Saxon Math Online activities to supplement the math curriculum.
Sesame Street Lots of early learning activities with your favorite characters.
PBS Kids A great web site with games, coloring pages, songs, stories and links
Quia Phonics Page A great collection of Quia games for Phonics practice
Get Ready to Read! is a national initiative to build the early literacy skills of preschool-age children. Some excellent ideas and early learning games.
StoryLineOnLine The Scrren Actors Guild Foundation brings you an on-line video progam featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud. Also includes activities and lesson ideas.
KOL, Jr. Read-aloud bedtime stories, including Arthur books.
Between the Lions A PBS-created web site devoted to reading and reading/vocabulary games and activities.
BookPop Stephen Cosgrove reads some of his books for children
Create A Reader A wonderful early education website favored by our Kindergarten teachers
TVO Kids Television website with a lot of educational games.