Here is some fun stuff using magnets of all kinds:
Webspiration is a fully functioning website just like Inspiration software, but online. Includes sharing, chat and collaboration, and the ability to print all documents.
Activities are all online, and there are MANY more than those listed here, grouped by subject and by grade level.
Word Magnets is a fun, online Flash activity, where you type in your text, choose a background, and then use the magnets to create a word picture. You can manipulate the color and size of the magnets.
Wall Wisher make an on-line bulletin board-kids can add comments, rearrange thoughts and ideas and contribute their own. Free.
Online Refrigerator Magnets will let you play with others to create words using letter magnets.
Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee (Online) In the Tournament Spelling Bee, you'll be challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to your skill level. The more words you get right, the higher your score will go, on a scale from 200 to 800.
Scholastic Spelling Wizard (Online) Type in 10 words to study, and the site will generate a Spelling Scramble or Word Search to help you study.
the online spelling test, students can print out a report, retake the
entire test, or get tested only on the spelling words that
they got wrong the first time.
Read, Write, Think Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun. Some examples:
Bubbl.us Kind of like Inspiration (but online, and FREE!) Bubbl.us is a simple and free web application that lets you brainstorm online. You can:
Interactive, Online Graphic Organizers from Holt.
Class Tools Along the right-hand column of the site you will find a list of the different organizers and activities. Students can choose the graphic organizer style, add the required information for the assignment, and then either save the file, embed it into a webpage, or print.
Worksheet Works has free printable organizers, including clocks, fishbones, t-charts, y-charts, YWLs, Venn Diagrams, pies, stars, cycles, PMIs, and decision-making charts. When you select the type of chart you would like to print, you are taken to a page of options where you can add titles and headers that are appropriate for your lesson. You can also choose the size of paper that you would like to print on. You then create your worksheet and it is available to download, print and save print as a PDF file. (Students do not fill it out online)