ABCya.com is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children's educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.
Games are a result of blending video game features into instructional research in order to achieve a high rate of student learning through increased time-on-task and engagement. Students must employ strategy under exciting circumstances to make rapid responses while being given immediate feedback on their decisions.
Ask parenting or education questions, or find activities and worksheets to do at home. www.education.com
Fun Games for ESL Students and Families, Powerpoint Games, Games for Kids, Printable Board Games http://www.eslgamesworld.com/
Fun science facts from the library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/
A non-profit website run by the United Nations World Food Programme.This website has educational questions for children and adults to answer and for every correct answer you earn rice to be donated to countries struggling with hunger.This is made possible by the generosity of the sponsors who advertise on this site. www.freerice.com
The idea behind Kinderwebgames is to provide free online educational games for young kids (1 to 4 years old). The site not only to teaches colors, shapes and animal names, but also to teaches young users the basics of how to use a computer (such as using a mouse). http://kinderwebgames.com/
The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.
Designed to provide standards-based resources that improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students. A kid friendly research site. http://illuminations.nctm.org
Math skills builder. Paid Subscription. Kids can practice answering multiple choice questions from a variety of math topics. A great site for reviewing and reinforcing grade level math skills. http://www.ixl.com/math/grades
Math drills for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/mathmagician/maths1.html
Children learn English as a second language with Mingoville’s online course featuring fund English learning games, grammar, songs, and more. www.mingoville.com/
Play games and read articles that extend the topics we’re reading about in science/social studies. http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/
Games and activities for kids. Play, create, and interact with your favorite friends from the bilingual PBS KIDS show Maya and Miguel. www.pbskids.org/mayaandmiguel/
Parents will find extensive resources and tips about developing their child's reading and writing skills at this site. Kids will enjoy playing games and activities about their favorite books. A great site to learn more about famous authors too! http://www.scholastic.com/parents/
Hundreds of fun educational games and activities for kids to play online. Topics include math, geography, animals, and more. www.sheppardsoftware.com
Students study and learn their word lists using vocabulary and spelling learning. www.spellingcity.com
An "educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children" which helps them work on skills, such as phonics and fluency, through different genres and themed texts while having fun. It also has games that focus on word families and has a book to follow up on what was just learned. www.starfall.com/
Helps children improve their reading skills through storybooks, read alouds, and puzzles and games. To access this site go to the the Minneapolis Public Schools home page at www.mpls.k12.mn.us then click on students, then student resources, then learning resources and there you will find TumbleBooks.
Mental mathematics is a component of the Common Core Mathematical Practices and XP Math Games makes it easy to support it. XP Math allows teachers to differentiate instruction by process and content by providing tools to collect and analyze student data at every stage of their learning.
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