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