Sunday, February 7, 2010

#44 of 365 - Annotated List of Some Great Web Sites for Kids

Annotated List of Some Great Web Sites for Kids - try them on your Smart Board!

Switcheroozoo new animals, learn about animal habitats, play animals puzzle and memory games.

Giggle Poetry self proclaimed number one fun poetry site for kids on the web! Learn to write poetry, create poems online, and read and rate hundreds of poems. Teacher resources available.

Jack Prelutsky
Explore the wacky and inventive poetry of Jack Prelutsky, the first Children’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation.

Jean Marzollo
http://www.jeanmarzollo.comList of Jean’s books online as well as paper format. Preschoolers can enjoy listening to a book read to them as they view works and illustrations. Short and Long bio of Jean.

Kaboose: Where Family Comes First
http://funschool.kaboose.comLots of arcade-style games to play online and coloring pages to print out.

Mrs. P
http://www.MrsP.comKids can listen in as Mrs. P (played by Kathy Kinney) reads aloud classic children’s stories. The site also contains interactive games and activities. Requires a high-speed Internet connection.

Wildlife Film Maker National Geographic Wildlife Filmmaker allows kids to make animal movies using short clips of a wide variety of animals. With a simple drag-and-drop interface, they can add animal sounds, music and captions. Once a masterpiece is completed, it can be saved on the site to share with family and friends or e-mailed directly to them.

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