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Kids

Resources

Tumblebooks

A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction, and foreign-language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographic), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books.

PebbleGo

The award-winning PreK-3 database for reading and research. The PebbleGo databases make learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children’s interests.

PebbleGoNext

PebbleGo Next is the next step in research for students grades 3-6. PebbleGo Next is carefully aligned to grades 3-6 curriculum objectives. The databases is simple to navigate and offer key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting along with a variety of downloadable, including prompts to inspire critical thinking.

Our favorite web sites for kids

Bug Club: www.amentsoc.org/bug-club/
Desert USA – www.desertusa.com
National Zoo – nationalzoo.si.edu/
Book Adventure – www.bookadventure.com
Kid’s Games – www2.westminsterlibrary.org/kids/games.html

Homework web sites by subject

Books for Fun

Colorado Blue Spruce Awards – Selected by Colorado teenagers

American Library Association’s Notable Children’s Books

American Library Association’s book lists and book awards for Teenagers

TumbleMath

TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math picture books. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration.

The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

The Quiz Portal has thousands of quizzes created by math teachers specifically for your state/provincial standards. 

Explora Elementary

Explora is an easy-to-use tool that can help you complete research and classroom assignments. Discover reliable information on topics covering a wide range of subjects including art, music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports. Search results are aligned with a student’s grades in school.

Watch a tutorial on using Explora for Elementary School here.

NoveList K-8

Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are right for their reading level and interests.