Educational Links

  • Research shows that when parents and families are involved, children and schools are more successful. This section contains resources to help.
    Phonics Lite is a great app to download for free to help your child with phonics.
    All In one Educational Activity Center and Sing Along free App for IPads
    Parenting can be overwhelming, so YOU: Your Child's First Teacher keeps it simple with easy-to-follow steps for helping children thrive.
    Selected by FamilyFun magazine in its September 2010 issue as one of the top ten websites for kids, Funbrain is committed to providing a safe gaming
    Transitioning to Kindergarten: Parent Resources
    A great website to help instill a love for math through games and play. The site also offers math tips for parents.
    Teaches the children how to hold a mouse.  Great skill for Pre-K students to learn prior to entrance into Kindergarten.
    The National Association for the Education of Young Children offers resources for parents.


    Has information about health for parents, kids, and teens.

    Illinois Parents  

    Provides resources for Illinois families on raising and educating their children.

    National Center for Families Learning  


    PBS Kids  

    Has activities for children related to PBS shows and a link for parents.
    Early Literacy/Beginning Reading Websites (Paid Resource, Ages 2-13) (Paid Resource)
    Digital Libraries/E-books/Read Alouds
    Celebrities read the story to the child.
    Speech with Milo (Paid Resource)
    Sentence Buildre (Paid Resource)
    Starfall FREE (FREE!)
    EPIC! Unlimited Books for Kids (FREE!)
    Read Me Stories: Kids' Books (FREE!)
    iStoryBooks (FREE!)