K-4 Educational Websites
Click on the links below to access educational websites for young students.
ABC Toon Center
ABC Toon Center has interactive games, cartoons, puzzles, and activities for small children.
Young students can click on a letter to hear it's name and to see a picture that goes with the letter.
This is a PK-K game that will help your students learn the alphabet. They will click the letter buttons to see pictures beginning with the letter they choose.
Young students will love Arthur's page from PBS. It includes games, coloring pages for all of Arthur's friends and a story scramble.
AzKidsNet: Knock Knock Jokes
This is a great humor site with many kinds of riddles and jokes. The punchline is hidden until you make it appear. On the Knock Knock Jokes pages, hover over "Who's There?" with your mouse to see the question, and then move over to "Answer" to see the punchline. The other joke pages, such as Elephant Jokes, Riddles, and Brainteasers, use a variety of different (but easy to use) click and hover techniques to keep the answers hidden until you are ready for them.
Billy Bear Online Games
Boowa & Kwala
This is a cute site with online activities for preschool students. Includes Games, Songs, Special Occasions, and Stories.
Chateau Meddybemps Games
Chateau Meddybemps Stories
Clifford the Big Red Dog
This is another site of pictures to color. It is a little slower, but has a better selection of pictures. After the pictures are colored, you can click on Print this picture and then right-click the picture and Save Image As a .gif file to use as clip art. It can then be pasted into Word or any other program that uses clip art. Students could write a story to go with their picture!
An amusement park of math fun!
Count Us In Games (ABC Learn)
Fifteen online games designed to help children understand basic concepts in mathematics.
Cyberchase Games Central
This highly interactive and colorful site offers a collection of math games for students at various elementary and middle school academic levels. Content focuses on math concepts such as patterns, number sense, fractions, geometry, probability, logic, and measurement. The site frequently adds new games and regularly features one as the game of the day.
Explore Letters, Colors and Writing
This site from The Literacy Center is a fun place for pre-k and kindergarten children to visit and explore.
On the Parents tab on this page of games, you can search for games by age or subject.
This site contains science experiments, magic tricks, recipes, crafts, odd facts, games and jokes for kids of all ages to enjoy.
Fun School is back with a new look!
Fun Things to Do
Dress a bunny. Build a robot. (Drag and create.) Coloring pages. Grades: Pre-K-1. Great for improving mouse skills.
Hop Pop Town
At this site for 3 to 10 year olds, there are fun sounds to be played and simple stories to be made! Children can choose from 9 activities like 'Sounds of the Street', where they can improvise and record musical sequences.
Julia's Rainbow Corner
Click on Go Play at the bottom of the page to access learning games for Pre K - Kindergarten.
Students can explore various subjects through fun interactive activities including KB Farm, Dino Reserve, Science World, A to Z Animals, Geo World, and more.
This Web site is for kids and preschoolers (ages 3-7). It offers educational and learning games, online coloring books, preschool activities and other games for preschoolers. Students will have fun finding the differences between two pictures in What's Different, work on memory skills in Igger & Rasper's Matching Game, or learn how to be safe on the Internet by playing the Internet Safety Game. The Art section allows kids to use their imagination while using Building Blocks, Goofy Faces, and Coloring Books.
Kids' Planet has Games, Cool Stuff, Teacher's Table, Web of Life, Wordwide Wolves, Get the Facts. etc.
Younger students can play games such as Hungry Caterpillar Game, Hide 'n Seek with Ellie and Memory Match.
Kids' Space 2000
The idea behind the site was to provide free online educational games for young kids, not only to teach colors, shapes and animal names, but also to teach young users the basics of how to use a computer.
Interactive Website for young children includes educational activities as well as fun and games.
Little Animals Activity Centre: From BBC Education
Make crafts, play word, number and music games, read stories, and more. Activities are designed to reinforce material that children are learning in school. This site for kids 4 to 8 features cute animal characters and animations. You will need Shockwave to view the activities.
Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
Students click on a letter to see a page of words that begin with that letter. There are many links to explore.
Mr. Elephant's Memory Game
This game uses a variety of image sets in a concentration style game for grades K-3. Each level builds and gets harder the longer you are able to stay in the game.
National Wildlife Fun & Games Page
This game page will be added to the K-4 Web sites list. Mazes and matching games help your students with mouse coordination and thinking skills.
Noggin Games and More
Simple, colorful games for the very young. Involves matching, recognition, coloring games and such. NOGGIN is an educational channel dedicated to preschoolers.
The computer picks a secret pattern. You have to decide what it is. A great way for students to practice thinking and problem solving skills.
Pauly's Playhouse is a site for PK-Kindergarten students. There are many games and activities in the three sections Games, Laboratory, and Cartoons.
PBS Kids Go!
The wide array of really cool games on the PBS Kids site provides hours of learning. Students will learn about living green, history, and just about every other subject.
This site is designed by parents of young kids. It contains learning games suitable for kindergarten students.
There are a ton of activities to explore on this site. They say, "There are no instructions and there are some good reasons for that. Most people, even adults, do not read instructions. Children who cannot read will ignore written text anyway, but most importantly for us, there is no need and in fact, instructions get in the way of the experience. The navigation through the various sections of the site is purposefully simple and intuitive." Be sure to also click on Encyclopedia Interactica in the bottom right corner.
This site is full of educational games for ages 3-6, 6-9 and 9-12. There are Brain Teaser quizzes, Math Games, Memory Games, Word Games and even a game that teaches about the Stock Market.
Sesame Street Videos
This is a fantastic site for viewing Sesame Street video clips. There are hundreds of clips and they are free to watch. Listen to Grover explain how to use the video player and then click on one of the Sesame Street characters to see a list of videos clips starring that character.
Smartygames.com has educational and fun games for children. "We have carefully selected interactive learning games that will help young children develop their creativity, visualization, problem-solving skills, math skills, and the curiosity for knowledge that will help them to be successful with today's elementary school curriculum."
Students learn to read with games and stories.
This site has paper cut-outs that you can print in color, cut out, and glue together to create various toys. Makes a great activity for hand-eye coordination, and practicing with scissors and glue.
Wacky Web Tales
Fill in words that match particular parts of speech. The computer then turns the words into a Wacky Tale! When finished, print out your Wacky Tale.
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