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Free Educational Links of the Week


This week was our fall break, but not a break from finding some terrific educational resources.  Below are the best of “new to me” sites that I have saved for next week when our studies resume.  It’s my hope that you can use these too!

Children’s activities and crafts and more (warning – this site offers so much you will need to make sure you have a lot of time to spend browsing around)  http://krokotak.com/en/

Thousands of lesson plans and worksheets  http://lessonplancentral.com/

Health and science resources for all grade levels  http://classroom.kidshealth.org/

Plants, animals, fungi, ecology, geology, and more  http://www.backyardnature.net/index.html

Fun poetry resources  http://www.poetryteachers.com/index.html

Great education articles from NSA’s weekly newsletter including “Strategies That Motivate All Students to Participate”, “Art Therapy Exercises”, and ” Childhood Damaged by Over-testing” http://us5.campaign-archive2.com/?u=8fb495371ca5be23e1601ecc0&id=a2a873085d&e=3bba501884

Have a great weekend!

betty jo



Free Educational Finds of the Week


The following links are to the free resources that we have been exploring this week as part of our homeschooling studies.  And, this week the resources have been fabulous!

We gave this site a try this week and will be visiting again often for math games.  Everything from counting to probability.  http://jmathpage.com/

Literacy Lava PDF magazines for teachers that promote reading and writing with children of any age  http://susanstephenson.com.au/free-pdfs/

Videos, lessons, and experiments  for science class  http://www.planet-science.com/

Social Studies and current events  http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/

Just for fun!  Free movies, videos, games and songs  http://www.cornel1801.com/index.html

Crafts, recipies, printables, and more  http://itswrittenonthewalls.blogspot.com/

Education News for parents/teachers  http://www.nsa-slovakia.com/home

I hope that these links will be helpful as you look for something to make your studies a little more interesting and a little more fun.

betty jo