Books & Reading

Battling 'Summer Slide'

Here are a few educational websites from "MetroWest Daily News" that bridge learning and entertainment for the betterment of your child. 


Websites

ABCya: "Created by teachers, ABCya is aimed at kids in kindergarten through fifth grade and covers concepts in reading, math and other subjects."

Cool Math 4 Kids: " Using clever illustrations to explain concepts, this ultrabright page features a conversational tone to help kids practice number skills."

Discovery Kids: "Kids are encouraged to explore the world around them through games, puzzles, quizzes and activities"

Funbrain: "online educational games for kids of all ages. (math, grammar, science, spelling, history)"

Funbrain Jr.: "Games challenge young children ages 2 to 6 in number recognition, addition and subtraction, rhyming, letter sounds, sequencing and more."

How Stuff Works: "This award-winning educational site delves into a diversity of age-appropriate subjects from culture and politics to animals and entertainment,s cience and money. This site includes games, blogs, videos and up-to-minute answers to what's in the news now."

National Geographic Kids: "Learn about the world and its inhabitants, geography, nature and the environment, but be aware some scary hunter/prey videos are posted."

PBS Kids: "Simple and safe for preschoolers, PBS kids features basic learning skills paired with popular characters such as Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George and World Girl"

Time for Kids: "This supplement to the magazine is a safe and eye-opening place to hang out online for tweens and older."

Wonderopolis: "an informational site powered by discovery, creativity, learning and imagination. The content aligns to the  Common Core State Standards and follows STEM (science, technology, engineering,math) educational quality framework"

 


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