Helpful Web Sites

Educational Apps
1,300 apps to pick from to help your child to work on educational skills at home.  They range in price from free to very expensive.
 
 
Spelling City

This is a great website that will help you practice your spelling words. I will post our weekly spelling list on this site.  It allows your child to interact with their spelling words in a fun way!!  Once on this site go to Find A List and put in rh2nd to search by username.  Then all you have to do is find the list for that week.

http://www.spellingcity.com

 

Scholastic BookFLIX and Tumblebooks

Both of these sites offer great books for reading and listening to.  You can access these from the Reeves-Hinger home page or the library page.

 

StoryLine Online

Wonderful stories read aloud by members of the Screen Actors Guild.

http://www.storylineonline.net/

 

Sight Word Games

http://www.familylearning.org.uk/sight_word_games.html

 

Starfall

This is a reading readiness website.  There are games, activities, books and movies.  The children really enjoy this website.

http://www.starfall.com/

 

Games

This is a website that has wonderful games the teach math, language arts, vocabulary and thinking skills.

http://www.4kids.org/games/

 

Create-a-Reader

This is a website that has wonderful games that teach letters, numbers, time, word families, and much more.

http://www.create-a-reader.com/basic/_english.html

 

Fun Brain

http://www.funbrain.com/

 

Aplus Math

Interactive help with math.  Includes flashcard practice.

http://www.aplusmath.com

 

 

Math Playground

Action-packed site for elementary and middle school students for practicing math skills and playing logic games.

http://www.mathplayground.com

 

Math Facts Café

Free generators for math drills and flashcards.  Free printable worksheets.

http://www.flashcardmath.com/flashcards/flashcards.htm

 

Cool Math

www.coolmath.com

 

www.arcademicskillbuilders.com- math

 

www.sheppardsoftware.com  - all subjects – really fun games to help your child learn
 
Research Websites
Animals A to Z  http://www.oaklandzoo.org
Kids Click Animal Sites http://www.kidsclick.org/midanim.php
Animals and Birds of the Arctic and Antarctic http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/resources/kids/animals.html
The National Zoo http://nationalzoo.si.edu/
The Philadelphia Zoo http://philadelphiazoo.org/
Ranger Rick's Kids Zone http://www.nwf.org/Kids.aspx
http://twurdy.com/index.php - information for research topics