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Here are some sites that I hope will help you
as you work with your child! Please also check the other links in this website by subject and grade to help your child specifically with what he or she needs.

American Library Assoc. – many good sites

PBS Parents

Mom’s Homeroom


More Recommended Websites (AdPrima)

West Warwick Public Library

Sites to Help Parents Help Their Children

More 4 Kids – Best Parenting Websites

Fizzy’s Lunch Lab – fun, kid’s program which points out healthy food choices and recipes you can prepare with your child.  It is designed to bring kids and parents together to help plan meals, make snacks, and team up to make healthier eating choices for the entire family.

The Social Side of School (PBS)

Why Parents Don’t Need to Have All the Answers (PBS)

Become a Teacher -interested in becoming a teacher?  Use this website to find your state and gather more information about a teaching degree or a teaching job that's right for you.


Netsmartz for Kids – A program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – has many kid friendly videos and games about being safe in real life and being safe on the internet.  I am showing some of these videos during computer lab time.

AT&T Internet Safety Game

K9 Web Protection this has been recommended to me by parents who are using the program on their computers at home.  K9 Web Protection is a free Internet filter and parental control software for your home Windows or Mac computer. K9 puts YOU in control of the Internet so you can protect your kids.

Keeping Your Kids Internet Safe and Smart – Common Sense

All Safe Sites – safe sites for research, fun, etc.

Children and Media – PBS - Curious kids have the world at hand when they use a computer, but it’s up to parents to ensure that grade schoolers understand how to discriminate between reliable and unsafe websites.



Dr. Rabbit’s Fun Games for Kids - Select your age range to begin, from 2 through to 9 years, and choose a game to learn about dental health.


We Give Books - We Give Books is a free website that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don’t have them, simply by reading online.  Simply choose the charity you want to read for and then select the books you want to read. For each book you read online, we donate a book to a leading literacy group on your behalf.

The more you read, the more we give.

The Essential Teen Internet Safety Guide-a guide to help teens stay safe.
Keeping Kids Safe Online-a guide which includes a state-by-state interactive map of the US internet filtering laws, allowing parents to easily view if their child is protected on publicly funded schools and libraries in their state.  It also includes advice for how one can further protect their child once they are at home such as enabling their ISP parental control features, and blocking websites and keywords.

By Subject

Helping Your Child Learn Science

Fun Science Projects to do at Home

Fun Science


Language Arts - Reading 

Reading Tips Sheets – for children from babies through third grade

Reading Rockets – Launching Young Readers

Bookfinder If you’re looking for great books for your child – baby through 3rd grade, this PBS site is great.  You choose the grade and interest and they suggest books you can borrow from the library or buy. 

15 Minute Reading Activities to do at home (Family Education)

Reading is Fundamental book lists, activities, helpful articles


Family Math – at About.com

Teaching Kids Math During Road Trips – fun games to play with your child that encourage math practice




TD Bank Summer Reading Rewards - TD Bank offers a summer reading program for students 18 years and younger, and will deposit $10 into student accounts when they successfully complete the program.

The iVillage PBS Kids Summer Community Reading Challenge - iVillage and PBS Kids are teaming up for a summer reading challenge for students, where families can register for literacy tips and a chance to win prizes.

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program -Barnes & Noble Booksellers offers students a chance to win a free book when they successfully complete a summer reading program.

Amazon Offers Harry Potter books free to borrow on Kindle

Summer 2012 Recommended Reading Lists by Age - Scholastic Encourage your child to register and take the summer challenge with Scholastic
Teaching Heart – Grade 2 – 3 Summer Reading Suggestions

Have an A+ Summer – Scholastic – great ideas to keep your child reading and enjoying the summer

Books And Reading – Scholastic – many grade appropriate ideas

Summer Home Learning Recipes – grades 4 & 5 - Across the curriculum, suggested activities will help families to keep their students engaged in learning throughout the summer holidays.

Summer Parenting - Squidoo