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EARLY CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES

Idea Box

Based mostly on submissions, users will find complete games, songs, recipes, and game details for teachers, parents or providers to use for lesson planning or daily activities. This is a great, growing resouce for early childhood educators and parents of small children.

Grade Level: K,1,2


Seussville

Visit the Cat in the Hat, the Lorax, Yertle the Turtle, and many other Dr. Seuss favorites here at Seussville! The site is a great place for family Internet fun, offering plenty of activities that will appeal to young children of all ages. Dr. Seuss's timeless rhymes and colorful characters come to life in kooky interactive games that embody the spirit of joyful adventure. Included are printable games and activities that bridge the gap between electronic media and the family refrigerator door. Parents, be sure to let your kids have a turn now!

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5


Boowa & Kwala

Boowa and Kwala are the two very charming guides to this well-designed and fun-filled site. Young children will enjoy exploring the story of Boowa and Kwala, an adventure that gets added to monthly. Each section of the story has a sing-a-long song about the land Boowa and Kwala are exploring. The site also includes a lighthearted fun-and-games section filled with activities sure to entertain young ones and parents alike. This is a great site for young readers to explore on their own and for families with younger children to play in together!

Grade Level: K,1,2,3


The Learning Planet

The Learning Planet, sponsored by Lightspan, offers fun, interactive, and educational games for kids and suggestions for parents and teachers.This site has enough interactive learning games to keep kids entertained for hours. Even preschool children will find activities suitable for them.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4


Lil' Fingers Storybooks

Lil' Fingers Storybooks is one of the few sites available on the Internet for this age group. The 11 animated, age-appropriate books are designed for parents to read along with their preschoolers.

Grade Level: K


Child and Family WebGuide

This WebGuide saves users time by organizing, reviewing, and rating Web sites that contain research-based information about child development.


4Kids2Play

Young students are sure to enjoy these engaging games as they practice skills such as memory, hand-eye coordination, and mouse skills.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3


Preschool Rainbow

Early childhood educators will find a gold mine of ideas, songs, activities, and lesson plans for almost any theme they study. This site also offers ideas on many subject-related curriculum needs. Activity Central lists, in addition to thematic suggestion, games and activities for language arts skills and math skills. There is a link to activities for toddlers and also a page with links to additional lesson plan sites. This is a good site if you are an early childhood teacher in search of ideas!

Grade Level: K