Cool Cats: two sounds of oo

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   Practice the two sounds of oo in this fun lotto-style game that has 2 levels of difficulty.   Each player or team needs a copy of the playing board showing 4 cool cat spaces and 4 rookie cat spaces, highlighting the difference between the sounds. Two types of cards are provided — a word…

GameGoo: online English phonics, reading, and grammar games

Earobics Game Goo online interactive English reading and phonics games for kids

  The GameGoo website by Earobics (“Helping Readers Reach”) and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt features 13 different free online interactive games for kids in 3 levels of difficulty.   They practice various English readiness, phonics, reading, spelling, and grammar skills. Skills practiced in “Beginner” level (blue): following directions real & make-believe alphabet order upper/lower case alphabet match beginning letter… Website

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K5 Learning: Free worksheets & more

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  K5 Learning offers a personalized online reading and math program for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade, featuring the following topics (click the pic for an introductory video):   Outside of their paid program, this website also offers quite a selection of free printable worksheets and a few other valuable aids. Check these out:…

PBS Alphabet Games

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  PBS Kids has developed over 25 games for alphabet practice.  The games are all easily accessible on the PBS alphabet games webpage – or click a link below to go right to a specific game. Games that practice finding and matching letters, sometimes creating a word: Alphabet Pig – Paint by Letter — choose upper…

Natural Coloring Books

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I love animals and still fondly remember a unit on endangered species we did when I was in fourth grade. These Natural Coloring Books remind me of those fun coloring pages I did back then, with clean lines and fun poses — and SUCH a wondrous variety of animals! I am an affiliate of this…

Habits of the Heart

Habits of the Heart:

  If you are teaching life science or biology, Habits of the Heart by the Science Museum of Minnesota is a valuable resource for your studies of the cardiopulmonary system.  The heart is studied in detail, with a labeled diagram and a couple different animations that show the location of the heart in the chest (with a virtual…

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