I do my best to highlight a different website each week. The websites I choose are either my favorites that I have used in the past or a new website I have come across that I think is really neat and could be very helpful. Some are fun online games. I hope you find something you like! =)
Website of the Week
It's Thanksgiving week. What can you be more thankful for than a week off of school spent with family and friends? What about a website full of fun Thanksgiving Day games?
To check them out, go to the link above.
Want to play some fun online games and learn about Thanksgiving, too? Then try these fun games from theKidzpage.com
There are coloring pages you can print out as well as online puzzles and word searches. You'll be thankful you stopped by.
Ahhh! Fall! The air is crisp and the leaves are a beautiful yellow, orange and red. Want to really get in the fall mood? Try some of these fun fall games from
You'll be glad you "dropped in."
Flash Card Maker
Make flashcards for vocabulary words or math facts with this free flashcard maker from Scholastic. Easy to use; just type in what you what the front of the card to look like and what you want the back of the card to look like. You can make up to 4 flash cards at a time. Simple enough for even younger elementary kids to use. This would make a great computer center or homework resource for parents to use at home.
This free site lets you type in your own spelling list and play games to reinforce those words. There are also premade lists for grades 1-12. After choosing a list, there are tons of games to play to reinforce the words on the list. Most are very basic games, but it could make a good computer center or homework alternative.
Do your students love comics? Now they can create their own graphic novel with this cool website. They can even print their finished masterpiece. Great for inspiring reluctant readers
Croatian Tales of Long Ago
An interactive site where students can listen to or read the story of a Croatian Fairy Tale on their own and click on pictures throughout the story to have the pictures move. There are several places that link to the CD-ROMs you can purchase on Amazon, which you may have to point out to students so that they don't navigate away from the webpage. But overall, it's a neat little site great for an ELA lesson.
Earth Day is just around the corner. Check out this website created by Shannon of the Technology Rocks. Seriously. blog. It has tons of games and activities to help make Earth Day fun.
Earth Day Fun
Are you teaching your children to write letters? Need some pen pals for them to write to? Why not try writing to pen pals in a different country?
International Pen Friends is a website that connects your students to students around the world.
To sign up go to http://members.ozemail.com.au/~penpals/
This website hosted from Ireland is a live video cam of a countryside where leprechauns are said to make appearances. Use this fun website on St. Patrick's Day to inspire a creative writing assignment.
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