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Explore in the Mary Ann MacLean Play Museum at the Illinois State Museum.
Discover the sights, sounds, smells, and textures of nature!
Great website filled with information about Springfield area events and activities for families.
We practice these yoga poses every day as a way to relax our bodies and focus our minds so we are ready to learn.
Information found on this Springfield Public School page will help you learn all about our Early Start Prekindergarten program.
Giving or kids unstructured outdoor play time makes them happier, healthier...even smarter.
Helping you be your child's first teacher! Search by "age", "concepts", or "thematic unit" for fun learning activities to do at home with your child.
These videos show some family activities that help infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children learn about the world.
This site at the Illinios State Board of Education contains many helpful "Tip Sheets" for parents on a variety of topics including language, math, motor, and social development.
90+ ways to learn about letters at home.
Loads of ideas for learning through play at home.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or childcare care provider, you'll love our site filled with educational printables and activities for the children you love. You'll find that pre-kindergarten through first grade students will enjoy our activities most, but you'll find yourself having fun too!
Parents and families are young children's first teachers. That's why we've dedicated a special section of our website to highlight resources especially for you. Whether you're looking for a quality child care program, preschool, or school for your child, or you're interested in activities you can do at home to encourage your child's development, NAEYC can help!
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This site contains quick-read articles to promote math, literacy, social, language, sciece, and motor skills at home.
Place monthly Scholastic Book Club orders online.
Award Winning Howard B. Wigglebottom books, animated books, songs, posters and social-emotional lessons.
Sites for Young Children
KINDERGARTEN | KIDS COMPUTER GAMES
ABCya! Kindergarten children's computer games & activities feature large and easy-to-use navigation buttons as well as voice instructions. Games and activities include: alphabetical order, upper-case and lower-case letters, counting numbers, connect the dots, numerical order, shapes, addition, e-storybooks and holiday games.
Our Mat Man Arcade features online games for interactive and playful learning, making it enjoyable for children to learn and grow with the beloved Mat Man character.
This site is filled with learning activities for young children. It also has wonderful developmental tips for parents.
Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings Helps kids identify and express their wide range of emotions.
Watch hens and goats at a farm via live video thanks to Terry Golson, author of "Tillie Lays an Egg"!
Go to this website to view amazing short clips related to our "Let's Find Out" classroom magazine. "ELC144"
Games for children to learn about letters, numbers, colors, shapes, and more.
Play games with "Sid the Science Kid", "Clifford", "Barney and Friends", "Martha Speaks", and more.
Let's learn about animals at the Saint Louis Zoo!
Learning games, videos, and playlists for preschool children.
Speakaboos is an educational resource for the classroom and home.
Our award-winning videos teach reading skills, life lessons, and creativity in a fun and safe environment. Each story comes to life with educational worksheets, activities, and games. Speakaboos timeless tales are ideal for kids of any age.
Where children have fun learning to read!
Click to hear a great story!
Go to Lincoln Library: Kids' Electronic Resources page and click on "TumbleBook Library" to hear some great stories online.
Fun story starters for parents and children to print and do together.