The following sites offer resources and information for K-3 educators and students
|Books, Stories, and Reading Activities|
|Resources for Teachers and Parents|
|Sites for Kids|
Animals, Myths, and Legends
A collection of legends, as well as a story writing contest.
Billy Bear's Playground
Find Billy Bear's Storybooks.
Read student-produced book reviews. You will find book nooks for the following grades: a K-3 area, 4-6 area, 7-9 area, and 10-12 area.
Find illustrated stories, animations, cartoons, music, and games.
The Children's Literature Web Guide
Features a wonderful collection of resources and information on children's literature!
Children's Storybooks Online
Lots of illustrated stories to read and enjoy, as well as riddles, mazes, a coloring book, and more.
Find articles, fiction, music, games, art, and more created by kids for kids.
Folklore, Myth and Legend
David K. Brown offers this valuable resource collection of folktales, myths, and legends.
A cultural exchange project between Mississippi and Japan, called Japan Online, presents a number of links for Japanese folk and fairy tales with lesson plans and student projects displayed.
Kids' Space Connection
Stories to illustrate, pictures to write stories about, storybooks to read, and much more.
Mr. Men & Little Miss Books
Dedicated to the popular children's book collection known as the Mr. Men and Little Miss series.
Rebus Rhymes is designed for children who are learning how to read. Preschoolers and Kindergartners enjoy picking out the words they can read in their favorite nursery rhymes.
Storybook Shelf Library
Panda Bear's Playhouse presents many animated stories especially for young readers.
The StoryHour at the Internet Library
Several hypertext books with colorful illustrations.
The Wishing Tree
A cute interactive read aloud book about an owl who wishes for help in moving into his new home.
Waking in Jerusalem
This story about a young child who awakens before his parents and watches the city of Jerusalem wake up is written by Sharon Katz and presented online by Concertina Publishers.
Creative poem by Bob (Grandpa) Tucker. If you like this one, link to some others from this site.
Why Didn't You Say So
Cute animated story many primary students will relate to.
Welcome to Pooh Corner
Find a compendium of material featuring Winnie-the-Pooh and his forest friends.
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America's Reading Challenge
The America Reads Challenge calls on all Americans to support teachers and help ensure that every American child can read well and independently by the end of 3rd grade.
The Building Blocks to Reading Program
A description of the program from the Learning Train, with some educational activities, including directions on making a book.
Caldecott Awards Books
Provides historical background on the awards and information on the award winning books.
Encouraging Young Children's Writing
An article from the ERIC Digest.
Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communications
Dedicated to providing educational materials, services, and coursework to everyone interested in the language arts.
Examples of Reading and Tutoring Programs
Read about different schools and their parent involvement programs and how they have made a difference.
Helping Your Child Learn to Read
An article with activities for children from infancy through age 10 provided by the U.S. Dept. of Education.
KinderGarden: Children and Horticulture
This site is dedicated to gardening as a learning experience and as a hobby to help children cope with stress. Find ideas for starting a garden, activities, electronic field trips, and more.
Left, Right, Up, Down
Scroll down the page to find this lesson on spacial and direction skills with familiar surroundings - the children's own home.
Let's Read! a Learning Partners Publication
Some things parents can do to help their children learn to read, provided by the Department of Education.
Newbery Medal Books
Information on the books and some historical background on the Newbery medal book award.
Parents and Children Together Online
The goal is to further the cause of family literacy by bringing parents and children together through the magic of reading. Find the online magazine link on this page.
Find the lyrics to the songs and animations that the '70s generation grew up singing and watching on ABC. Included are Grammar Rock, Multiplication Rock, History Rock, and Science Rock.
SCORE California Language Arts
A great variety of language arts information, resources, guides, and links--don't miss the "Bilingual Bridge" for educators of bilingual students.
The Amazing Picture Machine
A safe place for children to search for pictures to use in stories, reports, or just for fun.
Marc Brown's characters from the familiar Arthur books come to life with activities, reading, coloring pages, screensaver, and more!
The Canadian Kid's Page
A collection of sites appropriate for children, indexed by subject.
Cool Internet Sites for Kids
Lists many topics of interest to students sponsored by Searchopolis and Yahooligans.
Exhibitions of children's art divided by age categories--also links to related sites.
The Chicago Tribune publishes this electronic newspaper about issues concerning kids.
The Kids on the Web
A list of sites that offer information for and about kids.
The Magic Schoolbus
Find games and fun activities, as well as summaries of the Magic School Bus books.
Mr. Roger's Neighborhood
Resources for children and their parents.
Find all the characters in Dr. Seuss books, information on Dr. Seuss, himself, and games and prizes.
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