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Reading skills:
  1. Between the Lions Based on the PBS show. Click on the picture of the lion for this week's games. One game, "Gawain's Word" features two knights jousting. One knight carries a flag with a consonant such as "h", the other with a blend such as "ug." When they meet there is a lovely crashing sound and then you hear the word they form, "hug"! This can then be repeated with other consonants.
  2. Brain teasers This site has games that review lower case letter and pattern recognition, letter sounds, and object identification.
  3. Connect the Dots Click on letters in alphabetic order to see Winnie the Pooh characters
  4. Game Goo Games provide practice in language arts skills, including recognizing upper and lower case letters, alphabetical order, spelling three letter words, distinguishing fiction from nonfiction, and identifying opposites.
  5. Internet4Classrooms Language Arts links by skill.
  6. Mighty Book Hear stories, jokes and songs. Play games and puzzles.
  7. Put it on the shelf Match pictures to three or four letter words.
  8. Starfall Reading activities
  9. Storyplace Hear stories read and do related activities.
10.Toon Book Reader Read a book or have it read to you. Includes a cartoon maker!
11.Word Games and Puzzles Includes concentration, hangman, and scrambled word games.
Math skills:
Count Us In Basic number concepts.Internet4Classrooms Math sites listed by skill.McGraw Hill Mathematics Skills by chapter.
Sites for reading AND math skills:
  1. ABCya Introduces basic computer skills with math and reading practice.
  2. Boowa and Kwala Games, coloring, greeting cards and more.
  3. Enchanted Learning Information, quizzes, and coloring pages about several topics including dinosaurs, oceans and butterflies.
  4. Fisher-Price Games Shapes, colors, find the difference, matching, and more.
  5. Funbrain Reading and math games
  6. Funschool Reading and math games by grade level
  7. Julia's Rainbow Corner Games help with number, shape and letter skills.
  8. Kidport Learning games include unscrambling words, creating poems and math problems.
  9. KidsPsych Games designed to develop thinking skills are grouped by age.
10.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.
11.Little Animals Activity Center
12.Little Fingers reading and math games (easier games)
13.PBS Kids Games, stories, music and coloring.
14.Sesame Street Workshop Fun games to practice letter and number skills
15.Professor Garfield Try "Transport to Reading"
Books, authors and illustrators:
Arthur, the Aardvark Games related to the Arthur characters and information about the author and illustrator, Marc Brown.
Jan Brett Videos Learn about the author and how to draw her characters.
Seussville For fans of Dr. Seuss.
Other sites:
  1. Animals, body parts, five senses, food, germs, weather Science topics by Internet4Classrooms.
  2. Animal guessing game
  3. Build a neighborhood Make a real or imaginary neighborhood.
  4. Fire safety, traffic safety and community helper links By Internet4Classrooms.
  5. Mouse skill practice
  6. Primary Games Games are grouped by subject. Holiday and seasonal related games are highlighted.
  7. Switcheroo Zoo Create your own animal or play the Switcheroo Clues or Zookeepers Wanted game.
  8. A Thanksgiving Story with picture clues.
  9. Thomas and Friends Games featuring Thomas the Tank Engine.
  10. United States Mint - includes coin recognition games