100 Best Educational Websites and Online Resources for Kids Early Learn Academy THis is an early learning program developed by the team at Age of Learning Inc. This team includes learning experts with many years of experience; a talented staff of creative artists, writers, designers, programmers, and musicians; and a management team with many years of experience in the design and operation of children’s websites. Content includes Reading & Language, Math, The World Around Us, Art & Colors as well as a variety of animations and educational games.  Answerables This site uses new technology together with a learning management system to provide learning in a 3D virtual world on a variety of subjects Zero to Three  ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.   Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.   AlphaBites.  Alphabet Soup contains thematic units, holiday units, games and activities for kids; teacher and parent resources; and crafts, humor and recipes for all! Be sure to check out the Kindergarten Kafe, recipes dictated by 5-year-olds!  Association for Childhood Education International.  This site promotes and supports the global community the optimal education and development of children, from birth through early adolescence, and to influence the professional growth of educators and the efforts of others who are committed to the needs of children in a changing society BabyCenter.  (K-3) INTERACTIVE This is an interactive coloring book for primary school pupils.  Students can color pictures on line and e-mail their completed pictures. Cool Math 4 Kids. (PreK-8) INTERACTIVE Cool math 4 kids is a math site specially designed for what kids like and how they learn!  Math really CAN be fun and really CAN be easy to learn.  This site includes Math lessons, Math problems, math dictionary and a Geometry link. Children’s Defense Fund.  The mission of the Children's Defense Fund is to Leave No Child Behind® and to ensure every child  has a successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.   CDF provides a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves.  We pay particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities. Early Childhood. This site, by Discount School Supply, is designed to help you start children down a path of lifelong learning. This is a dynamic opportunity to discuss issues with your colleagues, find an interesting article or share ideas. Many related links for parents and teachers. A Day in the Life of a Preschool Teacher  Early Childhood Teacher website  Everything Preschool   Even though this site has a lot of preschool ideas, these ideas could be modified and be used for higher grades. There is such a variety of ideas for every letter of the alphabet and along with each of the letter, for each subject there are ideas for that as well. Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center.  This site is one of the nation’s oldest multidisciplinary centers for the study of young children and their families.  Research and education activities focus on child development and health, and factors that may put children at risk for developmental problems  Hubbard’s Cupboard.  A website for early childhood educators and parents. GameQuarium. INTERACTIVE  This site has numerous educational online games in most subject areas PK-2 and 3-6 grade levels. Gamequarium Jr. INTERACTIVE This site has a variety of engaging activities for up to grade 2. HeadSprout ((K-2).  We help children master basic academic skills with fun, interactive learning programs that work. Our unique combination of Internet-based, animated lessons and educational methods go beyond "edutainment" to teach children complex subject matter in a fast and effective way.   All Headsprout programs are fully learner tested and educationally verified prior to launch. HighScope Educational Research Foundation.   High/Scope® Foundation, an independent nonprofit research, development, training, and public advocacy organization located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, was founded in 1970. The Foundation's principal goals are to promote the learning and development of children worldwide from infancy through adolescence and to support and train educators and parents as they help children learn HillTop Early Childhood Services.  Teacher training, management training for day care centers and non- profits, parenting, center and playground design - child development (infant toddler preschool prekindergarten kindergarten) Idea Box. INTERACTIVE  This site has hundreds of activities fore early childhood teachers. KidsFarm. INTERACTIVE  This site is about animals and people who live and work on ranches on the western slope of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.  Kid Smart Guide To Early Learning & Technology.  The Web site features information, resources, and promising practices related to early learning and computers. A good resource to sue when learning how to integrate technology into early childhood education.   KinderSite INTERACTIVE The Kindersite has 1,000s of links to the best Games, Songs and Stories for young children. 10 NEW games and stories for the Autumn have been added.  The Kindersite is designed for child-care, pre-school, kindergartens, elementary, primary schools and Special needs plus home school, libraries and the home. Learning Train.  This site has activities from building blocks to reading includes reading readiness ideas for PK-2   Lil’ Continually developed since 1998, Lil' Fingers is a computer storyboarding, games and coloring site. Lil' Fingers was developed to offer a consumer free website without the consumer needing to own the latest and greatest equipment. Literacy Center.(PK-K) INTERACTIVE This site offers early literacy activities for preschoolers and kindergartners.  Children can practice skills such as letters and sounds, numbers and their meanings, shapes, colors, writing, words, and keyboarding.  National Association for the Education of Young Children. National Head Start.  Preschool Education. INTERACTIVE  This is a comprehensive site that deals with everything preschool.  Also visit their sister site: PreSchool Rainbow.  Preschool education activities and early childhood education lesson plans that give preschool children choices. Ideas for pre-k and kindergarten teachers that enrich classroom curriculum are arranged by theme. There are also  easy at home fun learning games. a search function and an opportunity to submit your own ideas. Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers. The Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers seeks to ensure that America's infants get a safe, healthy, emotionally secure and intellectually rich start in life.  Resources for Infant Educarers.  If you are a parent or a professional involved in the day-to-day care and education of infants and young children, then you most likely will be interested in the skills of an Educarer. Our vision is that "from the day they are born, all infants are cared for with respect and are seen as unique individuals with surprising capacity to participate in relationships." AFT (American Federation of Teachers) Early Childhood site   Sesame Street. INTERACTIVE  The Official Home of Sesame Street Online.  South Dakota Bright Start Web Site. INTERACTIVE Story Line Online INTERACTIVE  Screen Actors Guild members read quality children’s literature and illustrations are shown through out the story telling  AWESOME SITE!  StoryPlace.  INTERACTIVE Children and their parents have for years enjoyed attending storytimes, checking out books and participating in a number of other educational, entertaining and participatory programs at the various locations of The Public Library of Charlotte Mecklenburg County. StoryPlace, an interactive web site, came about to provide children with the virtual experience of going to the library and participating in the same types of activities the library offers.  Starfall INTERACTIVE   The Starfall learn-to-read website is offered free as a public service. We also provide StudyDog.  StudyDog is a complete Early Reading (pre-K thru 2nd grade) computer-based program aligned with the findings of the National Reading Panel.  StudyDog Reading provides all of the components of a complete, evidence-based, comprehensive, and effective early-childhood reading program. Technology & Innovations in Education.  Click Parent Resource Network and then Early Childhood for an interesting resource for parents and their young children.  Word Clouds for Kids  ZERO TO THREE.    ZERO TO THREE is the nation's leading resource on the first three years of life. We are a national non-profit charitable organization whose aim is to strengthen and support families, practitioners and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers.