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Check out Smithsonian Kids for lots of fast, fun, cool, scary, historic, or just plain beautiful stuff. You can also send free e-cards to your friends!

FACT MONSTER a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, ...

ART SITES
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Art Zone - create your own masterpiece online!
Artopia - Learn about the many different kinds of art forms.
Picassohead - online design and drawing, includes gallery
Explore and Learn - from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Six activities and four types of learning experiences are provided
HighlightsKIDS - Play it! Read it! Make it!
 Toy Theater - Simple, cute tech art creation station
 
LANGUAGE/READING/Poetry
 
WordSmyth - Online Children's Dictionary!
Bitesize Literacy K-3- Fun and silly games that reinforce literacy for children K-3rd grade.
Bitesize Literacy 3-5 - Challenging games that reinforce literacy for students 3rd-5th grade.
Bitesize Literacy Grade 6+ - for the expert reader:)
Game GOO! - Lots of literacy games!
Learn Sign Language- Great site to practice and learn some signs!
Questionaut - Challenge yourself! (5th-8th grade)
Word Blender BBC (K-1) Pick starting sounds and ending sounds to put in the blender and make words!
Poetry Foundation -
This area provides resources for parents and teachers to cultivate in children a lifelong love of poetry.
Story Starter (Scholastic) Ready to write? This Story Starter machine generates creative writing prompts. You never know how your story will start.

Digital Storytelling
 
ZooBurst - Grades K-12
ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books. Using ZooBurst, storytellers of any age can create their own rich worlds in which their stories can come to life!
 
StoryJumper -Grades K-5
StoryJumper is similar to other digital storytelling tools. StoryJumper is unique because it allows you to actually create a real hardcover book of your creation for a cost. If you don’t want to spend money you can use this fun and interactive tool for free!
 
 
HISTORY/Geography
 
   Famous Explorers!
Animated US History - Very cool atlas!
 
 
 
BMAG Fantastic Website full on fun history!
Cents of Color - Have fun with online coloring of the state quarters.
You can print out your masterpieces, too!

H.I.P Pocket Change - Do you know your money? Try out these games from the United States Mint.
History Map - INTERACTIVE and FUN!
horriblehistory Enter if you dare! A BBC site for (3rd-6th grade
National Park Fun
Our national parks work to conserve our natural America.
Use these games to learn more.
Junior Ranger Gazette
Read a publication about the National Parks, especially for junior rangers.
Nifty Fifty United States
Student created pages of state symbols by regions. Includes quizzes - VERY GOOD!

Online Interactive Maps - scroll over to identify states/regions
Online Map Puzzles- Learn US and World Geography by doing these fun map puzzles.
Postcards from Buster
Awesome site - choose one of many places in the fifty nifty to learn about. There are video clips, games, songs, recipes, and much more!
Puzzle Mint
Jigsaw puzzles of all the state quarters! A bit challenging, but fun!
TIP - fill in the borders first. Also, you may want to have your own state quarters in front of you to help with the puzzle
River Systems of the World - Click on map to get summary of importance of river.
Star Spangled Banner - Interactive flag
Videos - patriotic and nostalgic USA
Virtual VIKINGS! - Discover what it was like to be a Viking!
 
What REALLY happened at the first Thanksgiving?.
You are the historian! An online interactive adventure.
The first Thanksgiving - Scholastic students activities and resources (3rd-5th)

World War II - Wonderful interactive site by BBC (2nd-5th)

Alaska Digital Archives - historical photos

MATH
 

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Brain Den = Riddles, teasers, puzzles, and brain pleasers! A great site to test your powers of logic.
Bitesize Math K-3 - Fun and silly games that reinforce math concepts for children K-3rd grade.
Bitesize Math 3-5 - Challenging games that reinforce math concepts for students 3rd-5th grade.
KHAN ACADEMY-With a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 125 practice exercises, we're on a mission to help you learn whatever you want, whenever you want, at your own pace.

NATIVE Studies
ECHO - Education through Cultural and Historical Organizations- Native Alaskan
Time Immemorial- Canadian tribes
Alaska Native Knowledge Network - Great resources about the different tribes and other indigenous peoples around the world.
Alaska History and Cultural Studies - Great time line with excellent links!

SCIENCE
Bitesize 3-5 - Games about Living Things, Materials, Physical Processes
Exploratorium - The museum of science, art and human perception
NASA Kids Club - Space- the final frontier!

NASA's Mars Exploration Program - tons of things to learn, see and do in this site.
Wild Classroom - great video, lesson plans, and interactive activities.
Magnifying the Universe - very impressive interactive infograph comparing sizes of different things
How Big Is the Universe? - interactive infograph - click on images for more information
SPECIAL NEEDS Resources
HelpKidzLearn is a web site full of FREE games for young children and those with learning difficulties.
Inclusive Technology
- Supplier of hardware equipment and software that helps people with special educational needs to use a computer, communicate and learn.
SEN Teacher

TYPING- free teaching resources for special education!
FUN Type- Dance Mat Typing by BBC. Super fun way to learn how to type! Great for K-3rd grade.
Learn to Type for Kids - focus on the letters without capitals and punctiation!
Keyboarding Activities - Mr. Wataha's keyboarding links from Bluu Valley Schools
Super Hyper Spider Typer - Fun typing game.

TECH/COMPUTERS
BrainPop - Cyberbullying Video
BrainPop - Blogs Video
BrainPop - Digital Etiquette
BrainPopJr. - Internet Safety (K-3)
BrainPopJr. - Cyberbullying (K-3)
Explore Technology - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry - FABULOUS, interactive, with PDF printables.
Hector's World - Interactive videos that guide children through internet safety.
Internet4Classrooms - lots of resources for teachers!
Mrs. Sterling's Word Pad - computer lessons for kids on word processing with assessments, exercises, videos, and games.
The Science Spot: websites for kids that focus on technology
Netsmartzkids - Internet safety

FREE Resources to use for educational purposes:)
Brainy Betty's HUGE List of Public Domain Sites -Free material
Pics4learning -
a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers.
Free Play Music -
Highest Quality Broadcast Production Music Library, Free Mp3 Music Download, See Terms Of Use, Country,Hip Hop,Rap,Techno,Song with Lyrics
FREE Photos - a copyright friendly image/photo library for kids
 
 
Economics for kids and more!
recycle city dollars and sense economics for kids

OTHER
CBEEBIES- BBC website for kids. Full of games, music , and loads of fun for K-3rd grade.
CBBC- BBC website for kids 3rd-8th grade.
 
Bitesize Primary - great learning games for math, language and more!
Bitesize - great learning games!
Highlights for Kids - FANTASTIC FUN! Try it out!


Last Modified on April 4, 2014