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WEBSITES FOR EARLY EDUCATION AND CHILDCARE<br>

COMPILED BY Mary Harris, Amy Gilman, and many others from the Preschool Education Loop, Family-Daycare List, Little Pixey, Sharing, Canteach_ece, & Kids Book Nook Lists<br>

October, 1999<br>

ACTIVITIES- GENERAL CHILDREN’S<br>

The Activity Cupboard<br> http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/7997/sherri2a.htm<br>

American Montissori<br> http://members.aol.com/amonco/amonco.html<br>

Childfun http://www.childfun.com<br>

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Family Fun http://www.family.go.com/

Fun for Kids by Jen <br>http://www.geocities.com/Athens/1850/<br>

Ginger Bear’s Activity Site <br>http://www.momsnetwork.com/suites/playfulkids/<br>

Gryphon House (activities from teaching books)<br> http://www.ghbooks.com/getpage.cfm?file=/activity/index.html&userid=10246150<br>

The Idea Box http://www.theideabox.com<br>

Kids Page <br>http://www.cjsspecialties.com/camden/kidspage.html<br>

Making Friends http://www.makingfriends.com/<br>

Mr. Rogers’ Activities <br>http://www.pbs.org/rogers/tourguide/activity.htm<br>

Parents Place Preschool Activities<br> http://www.parentsplace.com/fun/preschool/indoor/<br>

Puzzlemaker http://www.puzzlemaker.com/<br>

Second Gear <br>http://pages.ivillage.com/pp/wheres2ndgear/ContentsPage.html<br>

Zoom http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/zoom/sitemap.html<br>

Marlee’s Page <br>http://www.ameritech.net/users/macler/marilee.html<br>

(Plus, see Arts and Crafts, Daycare Pages, and Preschool )<br>

ASSESSMENT<br>

Assessment Info. <br>http://www.nwrel.org/sky/Office/Teacher/Assessment_Information/Assessment_Information.html<br>

Kidwatching approach <br>http://www.ehhs.cmich.edu/ins/kidart.perf<br>

Performance approach <br>http://ericps.ed.uiuc.edu:80/eece/pubs/digests/1995/meisel95.html<br>

ADD/ADHD<br>

National ADD Assoc. www.add.org<br>

http://www.mentalhealth.com/mag1/p5h-add1.html<br>

Children and Adults with ADD <br>http://www.chadd.org/50class.htm<br>

Articles on ADD and Diverse styles <br>http://www.exnet.iastate.edu/pages/families/nncc/Diversity/spec.add.html<br>

Myths about ADD <br>http://www.catalog.com/chadd/doe/doe_myth.htm<br>

ALPHABET <br>

Alphabet Themes <br>http://www.childfun.com/themes/letters.shtml<br>

General ABC Themes <br>http://www.childfun.com/themes/abc.shtml

http://millennium.fortunecity.com/plumpton/304/home.html

http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/954.html

Alphabetically Yours: http://www.mrsalphabet.com

http://hometown.aol.com/iteach345/page2/index.htm

http://persweb.direct.ca/ikhan/elementary/beginning5html

http://persweb.direct.ca/ikhan/elementary/beginning9html

www.enchantedlearning.com/Visfof.shtml

www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts.Boxtown.shtml

A letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/954.html

The Letter A http://www.childfun.com/themes/a.shtml

B letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/956.html

The Letter B http://www.childfun.com/themes/b.shtml

C letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/957.html

The Letter C http://www.childfun.com/themes/c.shtml

D letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/958.html

The Letter D http://www.childfun.com/themes/d.shtml

E letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/959.html

The Letter E http://www.childfun.com/themes/e.shtml

F letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/960.html

The Letter F http://www.childfun.com/themes/f.shtml

G letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/961.html

The Letter G http://www.childfun.com/themes/g.shtml

H letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/962.html

The Letter H http://www.childfun.com/themes/h.shtml

I letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/963.html

The Letter I http://www.childfun.com/themes/i.shtml

J letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/964.html

K letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/965.html

L letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/966.html

M letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/967.html

The Letter M http://www.childfun.com/themes/m.shtml

N letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/968.html

O letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1086.html

P letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1005.html

Q letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1018.html

The Letter Q http://www.childfun.com/themes/q.shtml

R letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1006.html

The Letter R http://www.childfun.com/themes/r.shtml

S letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1007.html

The Letter S http://www.childfun.com/themes/s.shtml

T letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1008.html

U letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1009.html

V letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1010.html

W letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1011.html

X letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1012.html

Y letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1013.html

Z letter ideas: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1014.html

Alphabet Review: http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1015.html

Alphabet http://www.members.home.net/alphabuddies/index.html

http://www.maui.com/~twright/animals/ Grandads Animal Alphabet An alphabet book with pictures, poems, and sound which may be viewed in English, Spanish, or Japanese

http://multimedic.com/starlightstarbright ABC ideas: running a search for alphabet and clicking abc.htm

ANIMALS

ANIMAL CRAFTS http://www.members.home.net/leannee/animals.html

Animal Ideas http://www4.mcps.k12.md.us/schools/PEP/anim.htm

Animal Themes http://www.childfun.com/themes/an_mal.shtml

Reptiles http://www.childfun.com/themes/reptile.shtml

RainForest http://www.childfun.com/themes/rainforest

Animals http://www.childfun.com/themes/animal.shtml

Birds http://www.childfun.com/themes/bird.shtml

Bugs and Butterflies http://www.childfun.com/themes/bug.shtml

Bugs, bugs, bugs" http://www.homestead.com/joyfulworks/homepage.html

Dogs http://www.childfun.com/themes/dog.shtml

Fish http://www.childfun.com/themes/fish.shtml

Jungles http://www.childfun.com/themes/jungle.shtml

Penguins http://www.childfun.com/themes/penguin.shtml

Pets http://www.childfun.com/themes/pettheme.shtml

Teddy Bears http://www.childfun.com/themes/teddy.shtml

Whales http://www.childfun.com/themes/whale.shtml

Zoos http://www.childfun.com/themes/zoo.shtml

 

APPLES

http://www.childfun.com/themes/apple.shtml

http://www.geocities.com/athens/8854/apples.html

http://www.geocities.com/athens/troy/5059/apple.html

http://www.geocities.com/heartland/hollow/1213/apple.html

http://members.tripod.com/pippee/apple.html

http://craftsforkids.miningco.com/msubapples.htm

http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/fall/index.html

http://www.vbe.com/~gns/apples.html

http://www.geocities.com/heartland/lake/4482/apples.htm

http://www.angelfire.com/ma/1stGrade/pageb.html Click here: Apples

www.iup.edu/~njyost/KHI/apples.html

 

ARTS AND CRAFTS

Arts-N-Crafts http://www.inmotion-pcs.com/amass/theboss/artsn.htm

Crayola http://www.crayola.com/art_education/

Creative Crafts For All Seasons http://www.ideacraft.com

Early Childhood Art Lessons http://www.artswire.org/kenroar/lessons/early/early.html

E Davis Crafts Links http://homepages.uc.edu/~edavis/kids-list/crafts.html

Homeschool Central http://www.homeschoolcentral.com/crafts.htm

Just for Kids Crafts http://www.webfoundations.com/JustForKids/index.html

KidsDomain- Recycled Crafts http://kidsdomain.com/craft/_recjarcan.html

Kinder Art (super open-ended art ideas!) http://www.kinderart.com

KinderCrafts http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/

Making Friends http://www.makingfriends.com/

Preschooler Crafts http://www.members.home.net/crafts4kids/preschool.html

PBS Preschool Crafts http://www.pbs.org/kids/preschool/arcr.htm

St. Val’s Preschool Crafts Page http://www.stvals.org/Preschool/crafts.html

BACK TO SCHOOL

http://www.cyberbee.com/bts.html Back To School Clip Art

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/6459/schoolclipart.html Back To School Clip Art

http://www.allrecipes.com/all_back2school.asp Back To School Recipes

http://www.themeunits.com/September_bk.html September Back To School Units

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/6459/backtoschool.html

Back to School http://www.childfun.com/themes/school.shtml

 

BEHAVIOR AND GUIDANCE RESOURCES

NNCC Articles on guidance and behavior issues http://www.exnet.iastate.edu/pages/families/nncc/Guidance/guide.disc.page.html

Because I Love You- Parenting Troubles Children http://www.becauseIloveyou.org/

Positive Parenting http://www.positiveparenting.com/features.html

Fighting the Biting http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/behavior/biting.html

DISCIPLINE HELP http://www.disciplinehelp.com/home.cfm

http://www.liveandlearn.com/punish.html

http://www.allkids.org/Epstein/Articles/Discipline.html

You Can Handle them All website http://www.disciplinehelp.com/behindex/default.htm

Redirecting Behavior http://www.redirectingbehavior.com/

http://www.people.virginia.edu/~jmk9t/behavr.html

Behavior Articles http://www.nauticom.net/www/cokids/teacher1.html#Behavior Management

Get Your Angries Out page http://members.aol.com/AngriesOut/index.htm

Child and Family Care-Canada http://www.cfc-efc.ca/menu/eng002.htm

BUBBLES:

http://family.go.com/Categories/Activities/Features/family_1997_07/famf/famf 77bubbles/famf77bubbles2.html

http://family.go.com/Categories/Activities/Features/family_1997_07/famf/famf

77bubbles/famf77bubbles3.html

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubbles.html BUBBLES......FUN!

http://bubbles.org/MORE BUBBLES

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Kidsears- Speech Development Milestones http://www.kidsears.com/mainmenu.htm

Child Development Stages http://www.exnet.iastate.edu/Pages/nncc/Child.Dev/age.stage.page.html

Development Info http://familyeducation.com/article/0,1120,2-9003-0-1,00.html

Childrens Speech Milestones http://www.geocel.com/communicate/develop.html

Early Childhood Care and Development http://www.ecdgroup.com/

Child Development Calendar http://www.vtnea.org/vtnea14.htm

CHILDRENS LITERATURE

American Library Association-700 sites for children’s lit http://www.ala.org/parentspage/greatsites/lit.html

U. Calgary http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html

Carol Hurst http://www.carolhurst.com/

Celebrate Children’s Authors http://edcen.ehhs.cmich.edu/~tbushey/author.html

Has children's literature & teaching activities by grade level and by some subject areas mostly multicultural

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<A HREF="http://www.auntannie.com/">AUNT ANNIE'S CRAFT PAGE</a>

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<A HREF="http://www.crayola.com">crayola kids page</a><BR>

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<A HREF="http://www.delphi.com/care/preschool/preschool.html">child care connection</a><BR>

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<A HREF="http://members.aol.com/abook4u/kidspage.htm">Hairy The Caterpillar's Page For Kids</a><BR>

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<A HREF="http://www.michaels.com/kids/kid-main.html">Michael's Crafts Kids Club</a>

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<A HREF="http://www.ctw.org/sscentral/">SESAME STREET</A><BR>

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<A HREF="http://www.janbrett.com">JAN BRETT'S HOME PAGE=CHILDRENS BOOK AUTHOR.</A>

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<A HREF="http://www.ks-connection.com">KIDS SPACE</A>

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<A HREF="http://www.kidlink.org">KIDLINK</A>

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<A HREF="http://www.cochran.com/theodore/">THEODORE TUGBOAT</A>

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<A HREF="http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/Renaissance/VirtualRen.html">VIRTUAL RENAISSANCE:A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME</A>

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