"As parents, the most important thing we can do is read to our children early and often. Reading is the path to success in school and life. When children learn to love books, they learn to love learning."
Make a Book - directions on making a book with your child
Teaching Alphabet Sounds - this site provides an alphabet list and chart to assist parents in teaching letter sounds
Alphabet Games - this site has online games and printable worksheets
Virginia Reads - a brochure for parents that highlights the Virginia English Standards of Learning for kindergarten through fifth grade and provides suggestions for ways parents can assist children in achieving these standards
Math Games - math games for primary students
Multimedia Math Glossary - this site is provided by Harcourt Brace and has an animated glossary for grades 1-6
Virtual Manipulatives - this site has excellent online manipulatives for almost any topic in math
Refrigerator Cards for reviewing the Virginia Social Studies Standards of Learning (K-3 and Virginia Studies)
Science Fair Central - this site provides information on helping your child create a science fair project from start to finish
Computers Simplified - Online lessons/information on a variety of topics - great!
Online Practice Modules - Step-by-step tutorials for learning a variety of applications commonly used in K-12 classrooms
FamilyEducation - Tips, articles, activities for kids
ParentsTalk - Advice, recipes, family fun