This site contains various resources for the Early Childhood teacher and parent. The sites contain activities, lesson plans, arts and crafts ideas, and thematic units.


  Places for Kids
Student contests and activities

  Discover Learning
You can take a journey to learn about subjects such as sharks, space travel, whales and the solar system. The students learn interesting facts, see a video, and answer questions.

The goal of this web site is to help grade school children improve their math problem-solving and critical thinking skills. It has 4000 math word problems for children to enjoy!

This web site is designed for general education teachers, special education teachers, parents, and school staff to help provide some answers about how inclusive education can be accomplished. Resources for making accommodations are
included as well as links to other web sites and resource lists for learning more about inclusive education.

  Teacher's Lounge
Here you can meet and chat with our faculty and your colleagues across the country and around the world. We will provide discussion groups and forums to share educational ideas and to gain feedback to improve our site and our courses.

  Kid's Activities
This site includes: Special-Needs Software, Kids Activities, Learning Resource, and various activities.

  Idea Box
A site for early childhood educators. It contains ideas, articles, projects, seasonal themes, and printable pages

  Internet Scavenger Hunt: Inventors and Inventions
Internet scavenger hunts that will have your students surfing the best on-line resources for fun facts about some famous and not-so-famous inventors and invention

  Kindergarten Links
A list of resources, activities, and information for kindergarten and early-childhood educators

A series of early childhood and primary, thematically-based lessons

  KinderStart: Learning Activities and Crafts
A great set of links to online learning activities and crafts intended for the younger primary grades, but also including many items of interest for all ages

  Mathematics Lesson That are Fun!
Various math activities that keep the students active in the building of their math skills

  Primary Resources K-2
A theme-based set of links to support the teaching of K-2 students

  Cool Science for Cool Kids
The activities in "Cool Science for Curious Kids" were developed by five museums that receive support from the Precollege and Public Science Education Program of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The Institute's grants program supports these and hundreds of other innovative science education projects at museums, universities, medical schools, zoos and other institutions across the United States. The grants complement the Institute's primary mission of carrying out biomedical research with its own scientific teams nationwide.

This site contains advice from early childhood experts, a collection of creative projects, and a place to share ideas.

  Handbook of Kindergarten-Primary Assessment Tools
A helpful narrative and sample assessment sheets are included on these pages for teaching the K-2 age group.

  Teaching Ideas for Early Childhood Special Educators
A list of links appropriate for all preschool educators Activities
Recipes for many arts and crafts materials for the preschool classroom  

Created by Mary Ann Coe, D. Ed.
Midwestern State University
Updated: December 2001