Find information:
Encyclopedia: Grolier Online
Encyclopedia: World Book Online
Dictionary and Thesaurus: Meriam-Webster
Search Engines:Ask for Kids, Fact Monster, KidsClick
Information Databases:Power Library (at school), Power Library (at home)
MN First Grade PortaPortal
Books, authors and illustrators:
Author Interviews Watch videos of many of your favorite authors on this Reading Rockets site.
Arthur, the Aardvark Games related to the Arthur characters and information about the author and illustrator, Marc Brown.
Jan Brett Learn about the author and how to draw her characters.
Jan Brett: All About The Hat (how she came up with the idea for the book).
Toon Book Reader Read a Toon book or have it read to you. Also has a fun cartoon maker!
Seussville For fans of Dr. Seuss.
Reading skills:
Grammar Blast Practice your grammar skills with these quizzes.
Harcourt Language Arts Storytown links
Mighty Book Hear stories, jokes and songs. Play games and puzzles.
Math skills:
AAA Math First grade math topics.
Cool Math Practice math skills.
Count Us In Counting, grouping and other activities.
Houghton Mifflin's Math Site Quiz yourself on math.
Rainforest Math Learn about patterns, measurement, shapes, money and graphs.
Sites for reading AND math skills:
  1. ABCya Introduces basic computer skills with math and reading practice.
  2. Enchanted Learning Information, quizzes, and coloring pages about several topics including dinosaurs, oceans and butterflies.
  3. Funbrain Reading and math games
  4. Funschool Reading and math games by grade level
  5. Internet4Classrooms Links to sites by standard or skill
  6. Kidport Learning games include unscrambling words, creating poems and math problems
  7. Learning Planet This site has games grouped by grade level. It includes alphabet and math games, memory (concentration) games, online word searches, and games that require quick reflexes and hand-eye coordination.
  8. Little Animals Activity Center
  9. Professor Garfield Try "Transport to Reading"
Internet Safety:
Iggey and Rasper's Internet Safety Game
Faux Paw the Techno Cat view video
Other sites:
Build a neighborhood Make a real or imaginary neighborhood.
Mouse skill practice