Family Literacy

Kid Links Ages 4-6

  • Between the Lions
    pbskids.org/lions/
      Based on the award winning PBS TV show, this fun educational site uses songs and games to foster literacy skills while playfully demonstrating the joys of reading. The activites are research based.

  • Book Adventure
    www.bookadventure.com/
      Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 5,400 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read offline, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes. Book Adventure was created by the Sylvan Learning Foundation and is a non-profit organization.

  • Learn about Chemicals Around Your House
    www.epa.gov/kidshometour
      An interactive program where parents and kids can use their reading skills while they learn about home chemical safety.

  • Learning and Growing Together
      This is an interactive resource for parents about early learning and literacy. A teacher tour guide orally presents the information. Captions for what the teacher is saying are available.

  • National Geographic Explorer for Kids
    kids.nationalgeographic.com/
      Adventures, activities, and information based on National Geographic projects. Contains links to other parts of the National Geographic site. Anyone who is interested in these topics will have a chance to interact with pictures and related text to build vocabulary and comprehension.

  • Sesame Workshop
    www.sesameworkshop.org/
      Sesame Workshop and Sesame Street were created as an "experiment" in 1968, and the show debuted on November 10, 1969. The series was designed to use the medium of television to reach and teach preschoolers, and give them skills that would provide a successful transition from home to school. The show gave children a head start and provided them with enough confidence to begin learning the alphabet, numbers, and pro-social skills.



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