This website was designed for teachers but contains a multitude of online parent resources and activities that target grammar, reading, math and other academic areas. From the "Grade Level Help" page, find the grade of your child in the left-side column and select the "Skill Builders" link. This should bring you to the page where you can then choose the desired area/lesson for at-home practice.
This website, made for teachers, provides a multitude of free, printable worksheets that can be used to reinforce Math, Reading, Phonological Awareness, Comprehension, Grammar, Science/Social Studies, Spelling, Handwriting and so forth.
Lakeshore Learning has categorized its materials to align with Pennsylvania Learning Standards for Early Childhood (Pre-K). These activities can be useful for students in early grades or the Life Skills program to supplement the curriculum and to practice skills at home.
This website was created by a Speech-Language Pathologist and mother of three because she believes that parents have the greatest impact on language development. Her goals is to share tips, techniques and information to help you help your children become the best communicators they can be.
This website provides insightful information, articles, activities, and advice related the importance of the parents' role in building self-confidence and providing support.
The "Resources" link toward the bottom of the page will direct you to several good articles that emphasize the importance of Self-Esteem in all children and how you can help develop and promote good Emotional Intelligence.
The "Family Home" page provides ways to teach young children how to make healthy decisions.
This website provides craft ideas by theme, season, occasion, and age. Crafts and art projects are a useful tool to promote language development. Children can practice skills that include making verbal requests for materials, following directions, comprehending linguistic concepts, expressing attributes, sequencing, and retelling. Doing crafts with your children offers many opportunities for communication in a non-threatening way.
Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids. Kids.gov is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC)Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids. Kids.gov is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC)