Parent Resources

Internet sites mainly for parents but check out Educational Resources for teachers and Student Resources, too!

365 TV-Free Activities You Can Do With Your Child

Awesome Library - The Awesome Library organizes the Web with 14,000 carefully reviewed resources,

including the top 5 percent in education.

Between the Lions


ChildFun Themes - Pirate adventures, picnic activities, back to school projects, and more has been added to this never ending theme projects site.

Children's Digital Library - Animated stories, interactive activities, printout crafts and more; all the fun is at StoryPlace where learning to read is fun. Available in both English and Spanish.

Funbrain - Great on-line games for 6 year olds.

Internet Safety - Child Safety on the Information Highway, Disney Sage Surfing , Cyber Citizen

KidBibs - This web site provides strategies for teachers and parents to use while helping children become good readers, writers, and learners.

KidSource Online - How Can Parents Model Good Listening Skills? This article, from KidSource Online, lists some guidelines for good listening skills and suggestions for improving communication with children.

Kindergarten Kafe - Click on a year and then a month for a treasure of thematic ideas for your classroom.

The Learning Network

Mother Goose Rebus Rhymes - Designed for children who are learning to read.

Talk With Your Kids - This national initiative encourages parents to talk with their children more often about issues such as sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, alcohol, and drug abuse.

Weekly Reader Galaxy - Highly interactive with lots of games, quizzes, contests, trivia, current events, and coloring activities.

National Parent /Child Organizations and Associations

ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education

National Association for the Education of Young Children

National Institute on Early Childhood Development and Education