• Reading/Language Arts

    American Folklore - This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, Tall Tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from each and every one of the 50 United States.


    Interactive Math Manipulatives - For math concepts that are hard to grasp, try these interactive manipulatives that will help you "see" what you need to know.

    Math Cats - Like no other math site on the Web! This site really makes learning math fun for kids. From wild, cat-based interactive animations that explain statistics to exciting projects you can do at home, this site is a winner.

    Cool Math 4Kids - Tons of math games, including Lemonade Stand and Rush (similar to Rush Hour)

    Math Lizard - MATH FACTS!! Students can practice online and print results, which is a great way for them to know what facts they need to practice. Or, you can generate math fact worksheets (with answer sheets available).


    The Great Plant Escape - This page was developed by the University of Illinois. It has step by step "Plant Mysteries" for your students to solve. Each "case" has goals, background, activities, and self-quizzes.

    Switchzoo - "Create crazy animals that could never exist in this surrealistic virtual zoo!" You can add a Language Arts twist to this activity by asking your students to create a "diary" about this animal's habitat, eating habits, enemies, adaptations, etc.

    Electronic Zoo - An amazing list of animal-related computer resources. Check and see if your favorite animals have been digitized!

    FactMonster Body Systems - This website gives a great description of how the body's organs and tissues work together to form body systems.

    Social Studies

    Great Women in History - March is Women's History month! Learn about some remarkable American women and their contributions to society.

    Eyewitness History - "History through the eyes of those who lived it." Here you'll find first-person accounts of historical events, combined with lots of images, photos, and some sound recordings.

    American history 1880-1920 - Fun, interactive activities will help deepen critical thinking skills by encouraging students to "…actively read, question and discuss the photographs and other documents that give us fragmentary evidence of American life at the turn of the last century."

    History Place - This well-designed site has extensive exhibits on the American Civil War, WW II, and other major periods. Each exhibit offers informative essays, timelines, and photos. The content changes frequently as new exhibits are added.

    Geography IQ - GeographyIQ is an online world atlas packed with geographic, economic, political, historical and cultural information."

    Revolutionary War Pictures - This site has black and white reproductions of famous paintings by the National Archives and Records Administration.  There are paintings of battle scenes, famous participants, traitors, and even a perspective from a British point of view.


    Haring Kids - This site creates a colorful and compelling whirlwind of art, with beautiful images.


    Kids Health - This site helps parents, children, and professionals find answers to commonly asked health questions. Topics include the benefits of different types of vitamins, the food pyramid, healthy children's recipes, how to read food labels, and keeping fit. Children can also submit their own questions. Check out the "Childhood Infections" section under "Parents" for information about appendicitis, meningitis, mumps, and more. For a good laugh, be sure to read the entry about that most common of all childhood afflictions, cooties. 

    All Subject Areas

    Enchanted Learning - This fun site for kids is packed with educational tidbits. The topics covered range from dinosaurs to explorers. You could easily find sites on dozens of subjects that you would like to book mark for your students.

    National Geographic for Kids - This relates largely to Science and Social Studies, but covers many topics. Its worth taking a look at often, because they change their featured articles and activities regularly.

    Fun Brain - One of the best online sites for kids, this site provides excellent games for different subject areas.  Teachers can also create quizzes that kids can take.

    Gamequarium - Game links for grades K-6 relating to all curricular areas and more!