- Art Express
Contains a nice variety of fun and educational artistic activities for grades 1 through 5. Some activities require that you have the Shockwave plug-in.
Official Crayola Site. Free coloring pages, craft ideas, lesson plans and games for kids of all ages.
- The Art Zone
NGAkids Art Zone offers an array of interactive online art activities that are fun for children of all ages.
An online coloring book. Kids can learn the names of 192 colors while they're coloring.
Odosketch is a flash drawing application created by Odopod, a digital agency in San Francisco.
- Magic Tree House Readers & Writers
Magic Tree House Writing Club helps children improve writing skills through reading, writing, and organizing fiction. Mini lessons with characters from the popular Magic Tree House series help young writers grow and learn.
An interactive writing help site that includes downloads to save for off-line use. Spacer Writing Fun explains the types of text commonly written in schools with printable organizers and examples showing text structures, grammatical features and publishing ideas. Spacer Writing text types covered include reports, procedures, explanations, expositions (persuasion, point of view), discussions, narratives, recounts, descriptions, responses (inc. reviews), letters, invitations, news articles and emails.
- Writing with Writers
Students work with authors, editors, and illustrators in exclusive workshops designed to guide them in developing their skills.
Health & PE
Includes articles, animations, games, and health resources for parents, teens, and children.
Kidnetic.com - the cool site for kids and their parents to learn more about health, fitness and nutrition through fun games, recipes and articles.
- Nourish Interactive
We are web based company that is dedicated to supporting parents by providing them with useful information to help them improve their families health and educating children about the importance of nutrition and exercise.
- PE Central
PE Central presents our collection of online programs built to motivate children of all ages to become more physically active.
Learn why it important to stay physically fit.
- Stop Bullying Now!
Welcome to the Stop Bullying Now! Campaign. You can learn all about bullying and what you can do to stop it. Take a look around and you'll find games and cartoon Webisodes that help you Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. Stop Bullying Now!
- USDA's My Plate
MyPlate is the current nutrition guide published by the United States Department of Agriculture, depicting a plate and glass divided into five food groups.
Official Web site for the PBS TV show all about reading.
- Grammar Practice Park
A collection of online grammar games.
This site has Language Arts activities as well as activities for other subject areas.
This site, from the Early Childhood Education Network, provides lots of early literacy learning activities for young children, In order to view the webpages you will need Flash Player.
- Mr. Nussbaum's Langage Arts
- Roy the
Guided Reading and Reading Games with Roy the Zebra. Includes words that rhyme, high frequency words, capital letters, full stops and much more. K-3
- Sadlier Phonics
Phonics and Word Study provides exciting activities for short vowels, long vowels, diphtongs, homonyms, synomyms, diagraphs, suffixes, contractions, and many more! Grades K-5
Math 4 Kids
Cool math 4 kids is an amusement park of math and more - especially designed for fun, fun, FUN!
- Count Us In
Each game is designed to help children understand basic concepts in mathematics.
- Fun Kids Online Math Games
This site has free online games for teachers and students on a variety of subjects including math.
- Jefferson County Math Links
These are the math links on the Jefferson County website.
KidsNumbers.com is the absolutely free math resource designed by teachers, specifically for students and children of all ages. A place where students can practice all aspects of math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, in a fun and pressure free way.
- National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
A digital library containing Java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics.
- Splat Square
Splat Square is one of those very simple websites that you will end up using weekly in your math classroom. Splat Square is a 100 grid that starts out blank. There are different 'splat' colors on the right side of the screen. Choose a color and then click on the square, 'splat', the number is revealed with a splatter of colored paint. The interactive grid is wonderful for several applications in the math classroom.
The US Mint's interactive official site for coin collecting kids. The history of coin minting and what new quarters are due to be minted.
Subotnick's Creating Music
Creatingmusic.com is a children's online creative music environment for children of all ages. It's a place for kids to compose music, play with musical performance, music games and music puzzles. Come discover fun and easy ways to make music!
DSO Kids is the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's magical doorway to a world of musical fun and learning for students, parents and teachers. The site's mission is to provide attractive, accessible and child-friendly resources that introduce symphonic music, the orchestra and its instruments, and to encourage both adults and young people to explore the world of the symphony orchestra.
- San Francisco
Symphony Kids' Site
Teaches the instruments of the orchestra, the basics of reading music, and has an online radio to listen to some classical music's greatest hits.
- Almanac - The
Old Farmer's Almanac
Since 1792, The Old Farmer's Almanac has spoken to all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who don't like the question of weather left up in the air.
- The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids is proud to offer kids, teens, teachers, and parents a safe place to visit on the Internet.
- Atlas - The
Maps of America are what you'll find and make on nationalatlas.govTM. Maps of innovation and vision that illustrate our changing Nation. Maps that capture and depict the patterns, conditions, and trends of American life. Maps that supplement interesting articles. Maps that tell their own stories. Maps that cover all of the United States or just your area of interest. Maps that are accurate and reliable from more than 20 Federal organizations. Maps about America's people, heritage, and resources. Maps that will help you, your children, your colleagues, and your friends understand the United States and its place in the world.
This is nationalatlas.govTM, and it shows us where we
are. It allows you to use your imagination and, by probing and
questioning, to choose the facts that fit your needs as you explore
the American story.
- Bibliographic Style - Citation Machine
Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use
- Bibliographic Style - MLA - Style Bibliograhpy
Choose a form, fill it out, and push the button... you will get an individual entry for a "Works Cited" page, which you may then copy and paste into your word processor. The BibBuilder is more like a guide than a full-fledged utility, but you may nevertheless find it helpful.
- Bibliographic Style - Write Source
The Modern Language Association (MLA) is involved with the study and teaching of language and literature. MLA documentation style is used in many research papers, especially in middle and high schools.
- Calendar - This Day in History
Discover what happened today in history. Read about major past events that happened today including special entries on crime, entertainment, and more.
- Dictionary - Acronym Finder
The Acronym Finder is a searchable database of more than abbreviations and acronyms about computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military.
- Rhyming Dictionary
Type in a word to find its rhymes, synonyms, definitions, and more.
- Dictionary - Specialized On-Line
Not even a native speaker knows all the words of his own language. Technical vocabulary is used only by specialists and so is not generally known by non-specialists. Here you will find dictionaries and glossaries of specialized words in the English language.
New specialties and dictionaries are constantly being added to
YourDictionary.com's Specialty Dictionary Department.
- Dictionary - Travlang
Travlang is committed to providing a variety of useful tools for the travelers, students and other interested individuals interested in learning a foreign language.
- Dictionary - Word Central form Merriam
The new Merriam-Webster's Word Central now reprogrammed for superior word power and language fun.
Introducing...Alpha-bot! The word-spelling robot hosts the
latest amazing word game and challenges spellers of all ages.
- Dictionary - Webster's Online Dictionary
For more than 150 years, in print and now online, Merriam-Webster has been America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information.
Encyclopedia.com has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.
- Encyclopedia - Infoplease
Information Please has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938-first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet at www.infoplease.com. Many things have changed since 1938, but not our dedication to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.
- Encyclopedia - Wikipedia
Wikipedia (pronounced /?w?k?'pi?di.?/ WIK-i-PEE-dee-?) is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly editable model. The name "Wikipedia" is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning "quick") and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information.
Wikipedia is written collaboratively by largely anonymous
Internet volunteers who write without pay. Anyone with Internet
access can write and make changes to Wikipedia articles (except in
certain cases where editing is restricted to prevent disruption or
vandalism). Users can contribute anonymously, under a pseudonym, or
with their real identity, if they choose.
- Magazine - Discover
Discover is an American science magazine that publishes articles about science for a general audience.
- Magazine - National Geographic
National Geographic, formerly the National Geographic Magazine, is the official journal of the National Geographic Society.
- Magazine - National Geographic Kids
Inspiring kids to care about the planet-and the people, places & animals in it, kids.nationalgeographic.com is a website jam-packed with games, videos and photos from all over the world (and across the galaxy!) Targeted to ages 8-12, Nat Geo's kids site puts the world in their laptops.
- Magazine - Odyssey Magazine
Odyssey Magazine is the science magazine for children ages 10-16.
- Magazine - Smithsonian Magazine
Articles from the Smithsonian Institution's award-winning, monthly magazine, plus exclusive Web articles, videos, blogs, photos and more.
- Newspaper - The New York Times
- Newspaper - The Tennessean
- Newspaper - USA Today
- Newspaper - The Washington Post
- TV - BBC Motion Gallery
Welcome to our new site. Your gateway into many of the largest and most respected stock footage collections in the world. Instant access to thousands of extraordinary HD video clips spanning every category imaginable. And now, for the first time ever, most of the shots are rights-ready for immediate licence and download.
- TV -
Discovery Channel Online
Discovery Channel online lets you explore science, history, space, tech, sharks, & more, with videos & news, plus exclusives on your favorite TV shows.
- TV -
Explore HISTORY shows, watch videos and full episodes, play games and access articles on historical topics.
- TV - NOAA Weather Service
- TV -
NOVA Channel Online
NOVA revolves around a simple premise: the world of science is exciting!
- Adventures of the Agronauts
Online science curriculum for elementary students which teaches about plants and space.
- Amazing Space
Amazing Space uses the Hubble Space Telescope's discoveries to inspire and educate about the wonders of our universe.
- Cool Cosmos
The "Cool Cosmos" portal is involving students in science with multi-disciplinary educational materials produced with the goal of engaging the young minds of future generations of scientists.
The Exploratorium isn't just a museum, it's an ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception-a vast collection of online interactives, web features, activities, programs and events that feed your curiosity.
- FEMA for
This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid.
At Funology, science is all about having fu
- n! But that's not all.
Besides fun facts and experiments you can perform, you'll also find
crafts, recipes, magic tricks, jokes, and a whole lot more.
- NASA eClips
NASA eClipsTM are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections.
- NASA Kid's Club
Use this NASA site to explore cosmic corridors, travel with Buzz Lightyear to space, and even dance on the moon.
- Neave Planetarium - Interactive star map and
A browser-based virtual planetarium of stars and planets customizable by location (latitude and longitude) and time of day.
- Science Monster
If you'd like to "unleash the beast" that is the Science Monster, check out this colorful site that offers info and tours of Earth, Mars, and the entire solar system.
Wonderville is an award winning, educational, child friendly, and safe website that teaches science in a relevant, meaningful, and fun manner. Set up as an online community, it builds on learning, encourages curiosity, and helps children discover the wonder of science.
- Tennessee History for Kids
A site that teaches Tennessee history.
- America's Story
Presented by the Library of Congress, a site with information about American people and historical events, and each of its states.
- BBC History for Kids
This site covers historical events that occurred in British History.
- Ben's Guide
Teaches kids from kindergarten through 12th grade about the federal government, from the US Government Printing Office.
- TN Civil War Sesquicentennial
The Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission was created to lead the state's efforts in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Governor Bredesen appointed the 24 members of the Commission including Civil War scholars, professors, state historian, state legislators, and tourism professionals.
The goal of the Commission is to educate the public, promote the
commemoration, and preserve the lands and legacies of the Civil
War, by engaging individuals and communities in an accurate and
inclusive portrayal of Tennessee's contributions to the Civil War.
During the multi-year commemoration, the Commission's goal is to
bring about an understanding of the past to improve relations in
the present and leave a lasting legacy for the future. Our mission
is to lead a state effort to promote, fund and preserve the
complete story of Tennessee's Civil War and its legacy.
- Kids Portal for
the U.S. Government
Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
The Liberty's Kids website enriches and extends the TV series, offering opportunities for young students to participate in open-ended activities and interactive games that motivate them to explore American history.
- Smithsonian for Kids
A place for kids to explore, discover, and learn.
- The President's Home
This is an online guide to the White House.
- AIMS Puzzle Corner
The AIMS Puzzle Corner provides over 100 interesting math puzzles that can help students learn to enjoy puzzles and the mathematics behind them. The puzzles are categorized by type, and within each category are listed in order of increasing difficulty. The puzzles have have not been assigned a grade level appropriateness because we have discovered that the ability to do a puzzle varies by individual not grade level.
- Amusement Park Physics
After kids have had fun on the rollercoaster, direct them to this awesome site so they learn about what's really behind those ups and downs.
Point Bridge Contest
If you enjoy civil engineering then go to the link above and download thee 2010 version of West Point Bridge.