For Families

Student Resources
Subject Areas - M = Math, L = Language arts, S = Science, R = Research
AAA Math    ( M )
Hundreds of basic math skills. Interactive practice on each page, plus an explanation of the skill. Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Measurement, Geometry, Fractions, Place Value etc...

Ask Mr. Math   ( M )
Ask questions or just talk about Math.

A+ Math
   ( M )
Math web site for students featuring games, flashcards and homework help.

Bartleby's Great Books Online
   ( R )
This site features a Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Thesaurus, books of quotes and more.

Bill Nye the Science Guy    ( S )
Activities and information related to Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Book Pals    ( L )
Stories are read by celebrities.

Class Brain   ( M )
Games and information for children and adults.

College Prepatory Math
- CPM  ( M )
Web site with information and help for parents and students in 6th grade math program

Cool Math
  ( M )
"An amusement park of math and other school fun". This site features an area for teachers and parents and also a science area.
Excellent source for Internet links on many different research topics.

Culture Grams
       Database with information on over 200 countries. Includes maps and pictures.

Dance Mat (keyboarding)
        Keyboarding practice for beginners or those needing practice.
Dinosaurs   ( R )
          This site contains just about everything you might want to know about dinosaurs. It also includes jokes, pictures, a dino quiz, and a geologic time chart.
Disney
A family web site.Games and quizzes based on movies and TV shows.

Dr. Seuss
  ( L )
Information on the author plus games to play centered around his famous and fun books.

Easy Tech Keyboarding
           KSD  keyboarding program for grades 4-6.
          A site for life-long learners of all ages.
The Field Museum  ( R )
This is a great resource for dinosaur information, pictures and actual exhibits.

Fourth Grade Science additional activities   ( S )
Magnets and Springs - Circuits and Conductors - Changing circuits
Game Aquarium   ( M )
Math games for basic skills adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing plus money, Algebra, fractions, geometry, decimals, estimation, measurement and more.

The Hands-on Children's Museum
   ( S, R )
If you cannot go to a museum in person, this is the next best thing.

HotBot
   ( R )
Another terrific search engine.

Hooda Math
( M )
        Math games, tutorials and worksheets.
 
Internet Classroom - Kinder, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth  ( M, L, S )
Grade level skills- these links are grade specific to help students practice specific concept areas in Language arts and math.

Interactive Math Games 
  ( M )
Scroll down to Pre-made games area to find counting by 2, 5, 10, estimating, counting backward, sequencing as well as adding, subtracting, fractions and more.

Internet Public Library
   ( S, R )
Youth division of the Internet Public Library. There are links to many subject areas such as reference, sports, sciences, reading and fun!!

Kids Click    ( R )
This is a terrific search area to links of all kinds made especially for kids by librarians.

King County Library System
   ( R )
The King County Library web page has 15 databases for research and homework help. You can look up library books, place holds and renew. Also, find out about special programs being offered at libraries in the area.

Kiz Club 
   ( L )
Games, stories and other activities for students of all ages. 

Kids Konnect  ( S, R )
Over 400 pages of links and information for kids. Topics include: Museums, States, Holidays and Science.

Magic School Bus
   ( L, S )
Artwork by kids, a picture to print out and color, and more. Based on the award winning books by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen.

Math Dictionary
   ( M )
Alphabetical list of math words- click on word for definition and examples.

Math Expressions   ( M )  (3) (4) (5)
Mega Math math games organized by unit and lesson.

Math Manipulatives
   ( M )
Pre K - grade 12. A variety of interactive activities for Number operations, algebra, measurement, geometry and probability.

Math Playground   ( M )
Math games and activities for grades 1-6 aligned to the Common Core. 

Mega Math - from Harcourt ( M )
Math games and activities for Math Expressions. Sections include Country Countdown, Fraction Action, Ice Station Exploration, Shapes Ahoy, Number Games and  Numberopolis.

Mr. Nussbaum  ( M, L, S )
          Math, Math games, Social Studies, Language Arts, Science activities. Teacher and Parent areas also.

Multiplication Games
   ( M )

A variety of multiplication games for grades 3 and up.


National Geographic For Kids   ( R )
          Games, articles and fun for all ages.
National Zoo   ( R )
          Washington D.C.'s National Zoo. This site includes photos and information about the animals. Live video feed is also available.
Nickelodeon  
TV shows, games, magazines, and other cool stuff from Nick.

Ocean Link
  ( R )
A marine science information page sponsored by the Bamfield Marine station and friends.

Pacific Science Center
( S )
Seattle's Premier Science & Educational Museum

Popcap.com
A variety of games such as Typer Shark, Bejeweled and Bookworm.

Powder Game
( S )
          A fourth grader claims-- "This is science heaven!"

Puzzle Parlor
A variety of puzzles to challenge your spatial muscles.

Quia Math Journey Game
   ( M )
Travel around the world while completing math problems such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and rounding.

Quick Flash
  ( M )
A fun way to practice multiplication facts.

Read Write Think
  ( L )
ReadWriteThink offers a collection of online Student Materials to support literacy learning in the K-12 classroom.
Refdesk.com  ( R )
          Fact checker for the Internet.

San Diego Zoo
   ( R )
          This is an exciting site about the San Diego Zoo, which includes activities for kids.
Scholastic For Kids   ( L )
This site is full of activities and information based on books published by Scholastic.

Science (FOSS)-Kinder, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth   ( S )
Recommended student science/technology activities by grade level.

Spelling - Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth    ( L )
Rebecca Sitton's approach to learning and correctly spelling high frequency words grades 1st-6th.

Spelling City
The online spelling program that makes practicing for spelling tests fun

Sports Illustrated for Kids
Games Arcade - play a bunch of different games for all sorts of sports, including basketball, football, hockey, and more!

StarFall
  ( L )
Children have fun learning to read using Games, Books and Videos.

Surfnet
  ( R )
Surfing the Net with Kids scroll down to find features Current topics, a Directory of topics and Games, Games, Games.

That Quiz   ( M )
Practice a variety of math concepts. Teachers can create quizzes. Already 200,000 graded exams to date and over 25,000 participating students.  

Third Grade Science additional activities    ( S )
Changing Sounds - Moving and Growing -

Tumble Books
- If needed: User name: kentelem  Password: books     ( L )
Listen to a variety of books in languages such as French, Spanish and English.

TV411
   ( M, L, R  )
A learning site for adults that has some great tutorials for upper elementary students as well. Lessons for Reading, Math, Writing, Vocabulary and more are available.

Typing Bubbles  (keyboarding practice)
Push your typing skills to their limits by playing the popular Bubbles typing game. In the game your goal is to burst the bubbles by pressing the corresponding key.
Typing Instructor for Kids (keyboarding practice)
           KSD website for keyboard practice grades 2 and 3. 
Virtual Library Subject Catalog ( R )
          You can type in any subject you want information about and pull up sites to visit.

Wacky Web Tales     ( L )

Practice parts of speech such as noun, verb and adjectives and create a funny story. (Mad Libs online)

The White House
   ( R )
The White House Web site takes you on a tour, you can write a letter to the president, and more.

Word Wizard
    ( L )
This highly-interactive activity supports critical thinking and problem solving while also building students’ comprehension and spelling skills. Students start by choosing puzzles based on four popular U.S. children’s books. They are then prompted to use clues to identify words from a list of scrambled letters.

World History
   ( R )
Timelines, geographic and biographic information from the past 3000 years.