Monday, February 22, 2010

INTERACTIVE WEBSITES FOR KIDS!



Instead of sitting in front of the television for hours, why not have your children learn as they have fun? Check out these enchanting websites for hours of interactive exploration in learning.

Starfall K-2-Very interactive!
Have fun while learning to read!
http://www.starfall.com/

Between the Lines K-2-Turn pages in “book” and read independently. Includes a “word helper”.http://pbskids.org/lions/stories/

Reading Planet K-2-Read along with stories and songs!! (some in Spanish)Ex. “Caterpillar, Caterpillar” http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/read_aloud_stories.mspx

Cartoon Factory All kids-Fun!! Select a picture and then write text to create cartoon. (You can print what you make.)http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/ngo/cartoons/more.html

Literacy Center K-1-Activities using color, shapes, words, numbers and the alphabet.http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm

Wacky Web Tales 3-5-Practice parts of speech by creating a wacky web tale and/or song.http://www.eduplace.com/tales/

Wordplay All-Click on a word and watch it play! Great visual for verbs!!http://pbskids.org/lions/games/wordplay.html

ABC-Lots of games to reinforce alphabet and simple vocabulary words.http://pbskids.org/lions/games/


Kathy Stemke's websites:
Moving Through all Seven Days link:http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/moving-through-all-seven-days/7386965#http://www.helium.com/users/406242.html
http://www.associatedcontent.com/user/237923/Kathy_stemke_dancekam.html
http://kathystemke.weebly.com
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5 comments:

Kristi Bernard said...

This is great information. My niece works at a preschool and was just asking me about interactive sites for kids. I can pass this along. Thanks.

kathy stemke said...

Great Kristi!

Susanne Drazic said...

I'll have to tell my sister-in-law about your blog. You always have such great information, games and links.

Dianne said...

There are some great site here. I am always looking for new websites to use in my Kindergarten classroom.

Anonymous said...

Here's another great interactive site for kids!

March is Youth Art Month!

Celebrate YOUTH ART MONTH with MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids.

Our child host visits with San Diego illustrator Lori Mitchell author of DIfferent Like Me and Holly Blooms's Garden from FlashLight Press. Lori talks about her life as an illustrator and her life as an artist. Links to fun websites filled with great art projects for kids.

MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids (www.meetmeatthecorner.org)
is a series of free educational video pod casts is directed at kids ages 7-12. Each three-minute episode includes links to fun websites, a list of recommended books and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities about the topic.