Caroline loves to learn via technology and she often prefers to learn on her own. We allowed her to start using the computer when she was nearing age five (if I remember correctly!). Along the way, I’ve collected quite a few bookmarks of websites we’ve used to varying degrees and a few we’ll use in (Continue reading…)
Perhaps the best website I’ve used with Caroline is ABC Mouse. It is by subscription, but worth every penny in my opinion. There are two things that set ABC Mouse apart from other learning websites. The first is the high quality of the site in general. The graphics and production level are far superior to (Continue reading…)
The University of Illinois has a lot of science and weather related activities for kids. Just for Kids is their base site with links to many different topics. For example… Tree House Weather Kids has a variety of activities that help children explore various types of weather. The have all kinds of audio books for (Continue reading…)
The Library of Congress has a wonderful section online called For Kids and Families. There is lots there to explore for all ages. There is also a section for Teachers which homeschooling parents would also find interesting. It also includes classroom materials on a variety of topics. Enjoy exploring!
Caroline explored the BBC Science Clips site for a long time the other morning. Many of these science concepts are ones we haven’t explored yet in a formal fashion so this was a fun way for her to begin to hear the associated vocabulary and see them in action. The site is broken down into (Continue reading…)
Caroline hasn’t started reading Highlights. She has been reading High Five for about four years. My parents buy her subscription each year and let me tell you… Those magazines are WELL LOVED. LOL! They have been read and re-read and read again. I haven’t shown her the Highlights for Kids website yet, but thought I (Continue reading…)