Brain Games & Fun Sites

ABC YA!  contains dozens of educational games for K-6 grade students.  

abcYA Word Cloud creator   This is a very easy word cloud creator.  It does not require login or any names.  

Artopia lets you explore art, music, theatre, and more.  You can also create an online portfolio.  

Build Yourself Wild! from New York Zoos and Aquarium

Charlie and Lola is a super fun site with games, coloring, song time, story time and more.  

Computer Lab Favorites from Scholastic- 50 One-Stop Learning Activities

Cool Math is a site that the 5th graders at Van Meter recommended!  

Cyberchase is a TON of of games from PBS Kids! 

eLearning for Kids is organized by grade and subject level.  There are tons of games to choose from on eLearning for Kids. 

Game ClassroomLanguage Arts for K-6th Graders 

Game Classroom - Math Games for K-6th Graders offers sixteen free spelling games. Most of the games seem to be designed with grades 3, 4, and 5 in mind.

GameGoo is a place for lots of educational reading games!

Geography Games-Digital Dialects website features tons of great geography games on countries, states, land formations, capitals, and much more.  

GirlsGoTech from the Girl Scouts website

Grabbabeast lets you create your own beast and share with others. 

I SPY Games from Scholastic 

Just Crosswords has a new puzzle maker with which you can build crossword puzzles, save them, print them, or embed into your website or blog.

Just For Kids...learn to be safe online by playing fun games and learning through this website. 

Kerpoof  is an online comic-creator which allows students to create comic scenes, stories, animated movies, cards, drawings, doodles and pictures.  

Kids WB!  This site contains several popular games, videos, and downloads for shows such as Scooby Doo, Thunder Cats, Batman, and many more!  

KidsSpell is a fun way to improve your spelling.  

kidyos is the best of the web for kids

KOL-AOL for Kids

Magnetic Poetry kits to play online...Create poetry, stories, and fun sentences to share with others! 

MaMaMedia  contains games, stories, building your own online characters, and a whole lot more!  

Morse Code Generator 

Primary Games Arena contains over 700 SUPER games to play!  Everyone will find something here.  

Professor Garfield has a TON of great interactive games; learning rooms for art, music and other subjects; comic creators; and much more!  

Roy the Tale of a Singing Zebra  is a place to find tons of interactive games, stories and resources that have been developed to help emerging readers learn to read. 

Scholastic Newszone

Scooby Doo Games from Kids WB!  

A Secret in the Cellar....a written in bone forensic mystery from Colonial America

Spin and Spell asks students to select a picture and then spell the name of the item. Alternatively, students can have word select for them and then identify the correct corresponding image.

Spelling City not only offers games, it also offers the capability for students to type a word and hear it pronounced.  

Story Maker is an incredible interactive site to create your very own stories.  

Story Something lets you put in your name, family, and even pets.  You can then read and share the stories that are created.  

SwitcherooZoo make your own new animals at this photorealistic virtual zoo.  

Spin and Spell asks students to select a picture and then spell the name of the item. Alternatively, students can have word select for them and then identify the correct corresponding image.
Tales from the Glove Box is a super fun interactive reading site! 
Talking Pets from lets you create your very own talking pet! You can even upload a picture of your own dog. Make them tell a story and put them into their very own environment.  How fun! 

Toy Theatre is a collection of early learning activities.

Who Pooped! 

Wiglington and Wenks is a virtual world where you can practice your geography, history, and problem solving skills.  AWESOME SITE!  


Zimmer Twins is a great site for introducing elementary school students to making simple animated video stories. I was impressed with all of the safe guards for young students on this site.  On the Zimmer Twins site students can create a story from scratch or complete one of the "cliff hanger" story starters.

Zuitube has one of the largest free collections of videos for kids on the internet. It is brought to us by YouTube!