Free Educational Websites
If you want a fun and educational way to keep your scholar on their toes during the school year, try some of these interesting (and free!) websites:
ABC YA: Practice math and reading skills while playing fun games
Fun Brain: Play games while practicing math and reading skills
Highlight Kids: Read, play games and conduct cool science experiments
Into the Book: Explore books with games to practice reading strategies
National Geographic for Kids: Learn all the world around us!
PBS Kids: Hang out with all your favorite characters while learning
Seusville: Read, play games and hang out with Dr. Seuss and friends
StarFall: Practice phonics skills with these read along stories
Story Online: Celebrities read stories out loud!
Switcheroo Zoo: Watch, listen and play games to learn about amazing animals
Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs
If you have children with special needs, these websites will provide you with helpful information on everything from finding health care, to summer camps and support networks for parents.
Big Apple Oranges: Resource for NYC special needs children
Friendship Circle: Supportive network of parents of children with special needs
National Association for the Education of African American Children with Learning Disabilities
NYC Resources for Children with Special Needs
New York State Directory for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Special Needs Mom: Blog for parents to share their experiences