Tips for Parents
Set aside a regular reading time at home. Make it a family participation activity.
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. As of March 2010
all of the sites listed are active and appear to have proper privacy statements that
specifically address children's privacy rights. Should you find anything to the
contrary, please write the firstname.lastname@example.org
and tell us what you found and where we can find it.
- Children's Story Books Online
- Reading is Fundamental
- Guide to Children's Literature
- International Children's Digital Library
- Scholastic: Resources and materials for kids, teachers, and parents.
- 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.
- Kid's Place: 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.
- DiscoveryKids.Com: Great information and
resources for kids from the Discovery Channel.
- DiscoverySchool.Com: Resource site for
kids, parents, and teachers.
- NASA Kids:
A great site for kids by the folk who've been there, done that.
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