Food for Thought

  • PRE-SCHOOL - Starfall

    This phonics-based website offers free learn-to-read method based on numerous studies and educational research.

  • PRE-SCHOOL - PBS Kids WordWorld

    This entertaining, educational website is the companion to the PBS preschool series by the same name.

  • PRE-SCHOOL - The Mouse Club

    This educational site is a colourful, imaginative place for preschoolers to learn and play. Created in the United Kingdom, this "mouse club" has nothing to do with that other mouse (Mickey).

  • LOWER PRIMARY - Game Classroom (suitable for 5 - 9)

    Game Classroom offers fun, informative ways to build on what kids are learning in school. The site's organization makes it easy to find age-appropriate activities.

  • LOWER PRIMARY - HTE Kids News

    HTE News for Kids is a website aimed at lower primary school-aged kids to help spark their interest in events happening around the world, and the people that make them happen.

  • LOWER PRIMARY - Smithsonian Education Students

    Smithsonian Education Students is a treasure trove of resources for kids who are interested in all sorts of topics like history, science, and cultures, or for kids who are looking for information on a specific subject for a school project.

  • TWEENS - FactMonster (suitable for 9 - 12)

    FactMonster offers information on dozens of topics, including science, math, and U.S. history. Clear instructions teach kids new math and other skills; a homework help section offers periodic tables and other tools.

  • TWEENS - Franktown Rocks (suitable for 8 - 12)

    Music plays an important role in a child's development and given the opportunity, anyone can learn to play an instrument.

  • TWEENS - KidsHealth.org/kid

    Tweens and teens are in the midst of huge changes and changes often prompt questions -- about body image, puberty, sex, and more.

  • TWEENS - Pixton

    For the creative ones who enjoy story-telling and comics, Pixton is a do-it-yourself site where kids can use an incredible palette of tools to create and share original comics.