Here is a growing list of interesting sites to explore for elementary school students. Please add any favorites of yours in the comment section.
Elementary Learning Sites
- Learning your Alphabet
Help a monkey shake coconuts out of the tree
- Count Us in Games
Games designed to help children understand basic number concepts
- Between the Lions
Get Wild about Reading
- English & Math & Science
- Early Reading Skills
- Spelling City
Enter your own spelling words, then select: Test me, Teach me or Play a Game
- Reading Website for emerging Readers
- 50 One Stop Online Learning Activities by Scholastic
- Sight Words with Samson
Kindergarten & 1st Grade
Activities include earn the alphabet , uppercase to lowercase letter matching, categorizing, mouse manipulation, drawing, addition, subtraction, counting money, keyboarding practice, identifying computer parts, and much more! Customized for different grade levels
What is your favorite Word? PowerWords ,and Dunk Huggy are just a few games you can play on this site
- Academic Skill Builder
Play online games, while practicing multiplication, division, addition, words, vowels, etc.
Coconut Vowels, Demolition Division, Word Frog, Word Invasion, Alien Addition, Word Viper, Meteor Multiplication, Minus Mission, Word wizard, State Finder, Coloring Book, Musical Instruments, Beekeeper Game
- Spin and Spell
Practice your spelling skills. Similar to Wheel of Fortune
- Word Central Play games from Merriam-Webster- Robo-Bee, BIGbot, Jumble Kids
- Puzzle Blocks
Puzzle play and problem solving. Playing with games and puzzles helps hone our ability to recognize and understand categories, patterns, and associations. Being able to recognize patterns and find new ones helps us bring together what we know to find a single solution to a problem.
- World Play
- Word World
Art & Music Games, Adventures and Sports, Puzzle and Words, Math and Science Games
- Sesame Street Games
An amazing amount of games from the beloved Sesame Street. Learn about Rhymes, Sorting, Letters, Numbers, Shapes, Math and much more…
- Create Sand Art
- Pointillism Practice Page
- Matisse for Kids
- Keith Haring Coloring Book
- Create an imaginary jungle scene
- Online Coloring
Choose from a wide variety of coloring pages. Ex. Aesop Fables, Fairy Tales, Greek Mythology, Animals, etc.
Like abstract art? A different kind of painting tool. Try it out.
- National Gallery of Art
Interactive Art that you can make online
Make a picture, story or movie
- We are Multicolored
Design and create your own flag. Learn about the symbols and significance of world flags. Remember not to give out your full name when you publish your flag. Use your online identity, avatar’s name or first name only.
Create digital Paper Toys
Social Network Site. You will need to sign up for this site. Ask your parents for permission first!
Games, Fashion Design Studio, Create your own Boutique.
- Cloud Dreamer
Use your powers of make-believe to conjure up a cloud of your own design.
Draw your own critters, then animate them and create a virtual world for them
- Microsoft Photostory
- Windows Moviemaker (comes pre-installed on your Windows machine)
- Create your Own Wildlife Movie
from National Geographic
- Myths and Legends
Create your own myth or legend. Record even your own voice
- Junior Net
Make your own movie
Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art — and share your creations on the web. Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design
- Tux Typing 2 (free to download)
- BBC Practice Typing
- Fun School Super Speller Play a game and improve your typing speed
- Krazy Keyboarding for Kids
- Stack Cups
- Key Seeker Keyboarding for Kindergarteners
- Super Hyper Spider Typer Hungry lizards with words on their backs are after Berry the hairy spider!
Go Questing, play games, make buddies
- Elephant Odyssey
On a journey through time, you’ll learn the ways of the mammoths and their modern day descendants, the elephants. Go back 200,000 years and test your skills.
Design your own Domino game. Position each domino piece or ball perfectly
- Fantastic Contraptions
A fun Online Physics Puzzle Game
Games that make you think
Stack some cubes
Learn about cause and effect
- Connect All Four
Game of Strategy
- I do Dog Tricks
Type in a command and watch the dog do tricks
Practice your hand-eye coordination. The pants may not look like much to you, but to a stick figure, they’re stylin’ threads! Jump on spiders and find your way to the next level!
- Animal Planet Games
have fun playing animal games
- Lego.com Games
Indiana Jones Adventure, Deep Jungle, Speed Session. Cryst Alien Conflict, Castle Battle, Lego City
- Fun School
Pre-School through 6th grade Activities and Games
Series of fun games
Fun game that makes you think!
Fun and Games from BBC: Rhyme Maker, Character Maker, Sharing Stories, Make your own picture stories, Talking stories and more
- Prongo Games
Lots of different games for ages 3-12
- History Games for Kids
American Museum of Natural History: Archeology, Einstein, Biodiversity, Astronomy, Earth & Genetics
- Need a map? Use the Map Machine from National Geographic
- USA Map Tetris
Test your knowledge about the States in the USA
- GeoSpy Game
National Geographic: Identify continents, countries, states and provinces
- GeoNet Game
Test our knowledge about the USA or the world
- Do you know all your States in the USA?
Are you smarter than a Third Grader?
Build Planet Earth, Cities and Countries
- USA- States and Capitals
Check how many states and their capitals you know
- Where on the map is?
Flash Games to locate states and countries- Europe, Middle East, South America, Central America, Africa, Canada, Australia, Find the Difference
- Map your World
Very cool site. Find out how maps became flat. Can you find countries when the map is “upside down”?
Research & Reference
- Encyclopedia Britannica
We will be giving you a username and password for this site, so you can access all the information at home.
- Math Dictionary for Kids
Great visual dictionary for mathematical terms.
- Sensible Units
Convert measurements into real objects
- Copyright Issues
Get some answers to your Copyright questions
- Earth & Sky for Kids
Science News and Podcasts for kids.
- Solar System Jigsaw Puzzle
- Pest World for Kids
Come explore the world of pests. Then you can use your knowledge to outwit the pests in your world.
Remember, that you DO NOT give out your name or e-mail address, unless you are WITH your parent.
- The Science Museum
Building Bonanza, Energy Flows, ID-fit, and more…
- EekoWorld by PBS Kids
Learn about the Environment, Air & Water, Garbage & Recycling, Games, etc.
- Tinker Ball
Build a track for our ball by tinkering with everyday objects.
Exploratory play is about asking questions: â€œWhat happens when I do this?â€ â€œWhat if I did it this way?â€ Experimenting with materials and pushing their limits encourages us to consider a wide range of possibilities when problem-solving. Playing around with objects and ideas helps us see that there may be more than one solution.
- Make fun and customized pictures
- Create your own M&M character
- Transform yourself into a Dark Ages History character
- Text to Speech Generators
- Create your own comic strip with