Learn at Home

Learn at Home Instructional Activities:  Grade 1

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Educational Websites

 

Literacy

Curious George Games and Activities
http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/features/cgsite/gamesandfun.shtml

Cyberchase Games
http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games.html

Fans of Captain Underpants
Make Your Own Comics!
http://www.scholastic.com/captainunderpants/comic.htm

Funbrain
Educational games are the highlight of this site. The games cover all interest areas and target specific age levels. There are “parent-kid challenges,” “homework relief,” and “books on the run” links.
http://www.funbrain.com/

KidsReads
This website shares reviews of “cool new books” and authors. The books are categorized by age and by genre. There is a link for podcasts and another for book clubs.
http://www.kidsreads.com/index.asp  

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events website
http://www.unfortunateeventsmovie.com/main_flash.html

PBS For Parents   
This site contains guides on a variety of topics such as child development, curriculum connections, and technology for kids. It includes games, stories, and guides to the TV programs offered by PBS. The guide is also available in Spanish. Bienvenidos a PBS Padres!
http://www.pbs.org/parents/about/spanish/

PBS for Kids
Includes games and activities
http://pbskids.org/go/  

Scholastic for Parents
This site contains age appropriate guides for helping your child learn to love reading. The site is divided into two categories: early childhood and school age children. The site also contains resources for helping your child with math, technology and other subjects.
http://www.scholastic.com/parents/

School-Home Links
Grade K:
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/CompactforReading/pdf/kinder/kinder.pdf 
Grade 1:
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/CompactforReading/pdf/first/first.pdf 

Starfall
A child-friendly web site that provides a variety of early literacy activities for children from pre-kindergarten to grade three.
http://www.starfall.com

Time for Kids Teacher’s Homepage
This site shares diverse resources for kids including virtual tours around the world, kid-appropriate current events stories, homework help, and games.
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids

Native Language Support: 
Colorin Colorado has excellent resources for families in both English and Spanish at
http://www.colorincolorado.org/families

Bronxville Children’s Library
If you can’t get to a library, go to the Bronxville Children’s Library website and scroll to the bottom of the page and click where it says Tumble Book Library. Then choose a book you want to have read to you.
http://www.villageofbronxville.com/subd2_childrensroom.htm.

Mamamedia  
A multimedia website that has a range of activities including science, design, social studies and games in a choice of languages.
http://www.Mamamedia.org

The Página
Contains activities which your children or students will enjoy. The bilingual format is used with a double objective. For children who are still not proficient in English, the English text will help them learn the language. For children who are proficient in English, the Spanish text helps them keep the connection with the culture and language of their families.
http://www.paginajunior.com

The StoryPlace En Espanol 
An interactive web site provides the virtual experience of going to the library and participating in the same types of activities the library offers. This site is available in English and Spanish.
http://www.storyplace.org

 

Mathematics

Everyday Mathematics (Wright Group/McGraw-Hill) **
New York City’s registration code is: 8E732B41. Please complete the registration information to access materials.  
http://tinyurl.com/EDMNYC

Math Activities  
Math activities including number/operation, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis & probability in English, Spanish and French
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html

Ask Dr. Math
This website allows students to submit questions online and receive answers via e-mail.
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

Cyberchase Games
http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games.html


Science

FOSS (Delta Education)**
New York City’s user name is: fossnyc
New York City’s password is: fossnyc
http://tinyurl.com/FOSSNYC

New York City Science (Harcourt School Publishers)
http://tinyurl.com/NYCHarcourt


Social Studies

International Digital Children's Library  
Online Books from Many Cultures and In Many Languages
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/


Health and Fitness

Disease prevention for all ages:  
http://www.cdc.gov/family/kidexpressmaterials/index.htm
http://healthiergeneration.org/uploadedFiles/For_Parents/At_Home_2pger.pdf

Health websites for kids and teens:  
http://www.cdc.gov/family/kidsites/index.htm

Videos to get the whole family up and moving:
http://cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/videos/index.html


Physical Activity

Kid Fitness
http://www.kidfitnesstv.com/

Noggin
Lazy Town
http://www.noggin.com/shows/lazytown.php

Kidnetic
Kidnetic has resources and activities about physical fitness and nutrition for kids and parents.
http://www.kidnetic.com

PBS KIDS
This site includes nutrition and physical activity information, activities, and games.
http://www.pbs.org/parents/nutritionfitness/

Health

CDC Express your health
This site includes fun pages for kids with resources and links for teens and parents.
http://www.cdc.gov/family/kidexpress/index.htm 

Kids.gov
This site includes a variety of health-related websites in a variety of topic areas.
http://www.kids.gov/k_5/k_5_health_issues.shtml