Tips for Parents
Set a good example, let your children see you reading.
GREAT SITES FOR KIDS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Please note that these links are to sites located elsewhere on the Internet. The
Stratford Road School PTA cannot be responsible for their content.
- Scholastic: Resources and
materials for kids, teachers, and parents.
- WonderVista: The site where
stories are told. New stories every week.
- Look Learn and Do:
A site where kids can read great books, learn interesting history and facts, and build fun projects with easy to follow, illustrated plans.
- MysteryNet's Kids Mysteries:
Mysteries to solve, scary stories, magic tricks, and contests.
New mystery every week.
- Book Adventure
Book Adventure is a FREE, reading incentive program dedicated to encouraging kids in grades K-8 to read. With the help of Rex Reader and Bailey Bookmark, kids have more than 4,000 of the most popular and acclaimed titles from which to choose. Book Adventure was created by the Sylvan Learning Foundation and is a non-profit organization.
- The Reading Room: Fun stuff, brain teasers,
book reviews for kids and more.
- World of Reading
is designed to be an educational, challenging, and safe web site. Its purpose is to excite children about reading, writing, and publishing; while increasing their knowledge of the internet. Its goal is to provide children of all ages with interesting materials to explore, and to encourage active participation in reading and writing through the use of electronic communications.
- Crayola: Games, activities and materials dedicated
to the power of inspiration.
- MSN Kids! has news and resources for kids of
- DiscoveryKids.Com: Great information and
resources for kids from the Discovery Channel.
- DiscoverySchool.Com: Resource site for
kids, parents, and teachers.
- EPA for Kids: The Explorers Club is presented
by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lots of information on how you can make the world
a cleaner place.
- Smokey the Bear:
Join Smokey for some forest and campfire fun. And, along the way, discover Smokey's rules for forest fire safety and prevention so that you can become a member of Smokey's team!
- National Wildlife Federation: Visit Ranger
Rick's Kids Zone for stories and information on protecting our wild animal friends.
- Planet Pals EarthZone: Fun and learning about
all that is the Earth by About.Com.
- NASA is My Playground:
Here are some cool NASA sites just for kids.
- Children's Butterfly Site:
US. Geological Society provides information about butterflies with pictures, references,
and a coloring page.
Fun activities and books for kids. Online children's book store that offers fun
and creative activities to download. Reviews of children's books too.
- Family Friendly Site 4 Kids: A
fun place for kids to be on the internet.
- Animals, Myths and Legends:
Tales from OBAN the Knowledge Keeper. Read amazing stories, solve puzzles, and
help save the world.
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