Homework Help and more …

Local and State Links

ASAP Afterschool Arts Program

Bridgewater Town Hall

Bridgewater Fair

Bridgewater Senior Center

Burnham Elementary School

ConneCT Kids – Connecticut’s website for kids.

CT Department of Environmental Protection – No Child Left Inside

Kids.gov – The US Government’s website for kids explores jobs, health, art, school subjects and more.

Region 12 District Homepage 

State of Connecticut Homepage

 


Literacy and Languages

ALA’s link to Author’s and Illustrators – Links to websites from Avi to Van Allsburg.

A Book and A Hug – Online tool for kids to create a book list of their favorites or for classes and friends to share a book list.

Between the Lions – This early literacy site, for children ages 4-7, is a tie-in for the award-winning television program.

Guys Read – Author Jon Scieszka makes suggestions for a literacy program that connects boys with books they want to read.

International Childrens’ Digital Library – Read books from around the world when you visit this website. Hundreds of books in twenty-nine different languages are available.

Chillola.com – A free foreign language learning site for children. Simple games, activities, and resources for learning vocabulary in French, Spanish, German, Italian and more.

Read Kiddo Read – An authoritative resource for finding the best, current literature for children of all ages. It includes summaries, read-alikes, reviews, and links to related activities.

RIF Kids Reading Planet – Write and illustrate your own stories, play reading games, express yourself through poetry – this site is a wonderful resource for younger children to explore reading and writing.

39 Clues – Are you ready to save the world?

iConn Readers Advisory – Know what you like and like what you know? Well, how about trying a new series or author…. Links to a lot of great advisory links.


Homework Help

You need a library card for at home access to iConn databases.

Animal Fact Guide – Learn interesting facts about animals around the world.

The Big6 – Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information.

Discovery Collection – Reference and current events for students in Grade 3 and up.

Explora for Elementary Schools – Multi-source curriculum based reference tool.

Marc’s Observatory – This fun, interactive, and eclectic mixture of facts about space.

NASA’s Space Place –  For elementary school age kids showing them that science and technology and learning about space are fun and understandable.

Newspaper Source Plus

SpellingCity – Makes practicing for spelling tests fun.

History Reference Center –  Must comprehensive history full text database.

Your Dictionary – Provides an easy-to-use search engine for words and the results are quite detailed. Also offers 400 different language dictionaries.


Online Research Tools

Kids Click! – Search engine geared for children and designed by Librarians

Facthound – Select your grade level and topic. Facthound links you to age appropriate web sites as well as book titles.


Just for Fun!

App Inventor –  MIT App Inventor is the fastest way to build apps for Android phones and tablets.

Chess for Kids – Learn to play chess with interactive lessons, quizzes, games, and puzzles.

Code.org – Code.org is a site designed to support the learning and teaching of computer coding.

CryptoKids – At this site from the National Security Agency, you can learn all about codes and ciphers and even create your own

Cyberchase – Kids can dive into the world of science with this online science themed shows.

Engineer Girl – Designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women.

Fun with Spot – Fans of Eric Hill’s Spot books will enjoy playing these games and reading the animated versions of some of these books.

The International Space Station – An interactive model of the International Space Station.

Nickelodeon – Like to watch Nick? Here is where to click.

Nick Jr. – Nick for the Preschool crown.

Official Star Wars Website – For Star Wars fans everywhere.

PBS Kids – Games and activities connected to your favorite PBS programs, including Super Why, Arthur, Sesame Street, and Clifford.

Scratch – Scratch is a programming language and an online community. Program and create you own interactive stories, games and animation and share with others. Includes video and step-by step guides.

Sports Illustrated for Kids – Covers all kinds of sports from around the world.

Thomas the Tank – Calling all Thomas the Tank Engine fans! Stories, games, and fun.


And more  ….

 

American Library Association’s compilation of exceptional websites for children from birth to age 14.