Monday, August 17, 2009

Favorite Back To School Helpers!

My blog, The Homeschool Messenger, came about last year because friends (not all kids were homeschooled) would ask me where to find math sheets, spelling help, science help,etc online. I would email them the links gladly! My kids would also ask me where to find links during the day. So to help me and them I found that it was easier to just post all the links in one location so the blog was born!

Here are the categories I have listed on my blog sidebar and a few of my favorite links in each catagory!

ART- Incredible Art Department

* Art Lesson plans for PreK- College age

* Art Activities and Games

* Incredible Resources

* Art Career and Jobs

* Teachers Toolbox

* Art room and more!

GEOGRAPHY- US Geography

*Capitals, States and Landscapes of the USA

- National Geographic

*Videos, Activites, Games and Stories

HISTORY- The Story of our World Series

*Best history books that we use.

-Dear America

*Great books and Scholastic has a great kid and parent friendly website!

LANGUAGE- Caught Ya Book Series

*Fun and interactive books for learning grammar!

- Grammar Girl

* I love the podcast lessons!!

MATH- Homeschool Math

*Not just for homeschoolers!

*Worksheets

*Very full of everything you need related to Math!

-Timez Attack

*Best ever multiplication game online for free and also available to purchase a full version

READING- Reading is Fundamental

*Best interactive reading site!

*For kids, parents and educators!

-Katie and Kimble Blog

*Cute book series

*Interactive website with the books!

*Kid friend author with videos on website

-Carole Marsh Mysteries

*Great mystery reading books.

*Very kid friendly author (you can also get your name as a character in one of her mysteries)

SCIENCE- Every day Mysteries

*Fun science facts from the Library of Congress from A to Z!

-Windows to the Universe

*Science gem that I found last year!

* Our Planet and Solar System

*Great information and super graphics

Government- CIA for kids

*For parents, educators and kids

*FUN online games!

Best overall Interactive Kid site - BrainPop


Please check out the other links in the catogories I have listed in the sidebar! If you have some to recommend please leave the link for me in the comments! I'm always looking for more.

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PARENTS of school aged children check out these too:

We posted an article, "100 Best Blogs for Homeschooling Moms" (http://www.onlineeducation.net/2009/08/16/100-best-blogs-for-homeschooling-moms/). I am happy to tell you know that my site has been included in this list.

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About This Post


It’s back-to-school time, and this year Sprite and TwitterMoms have
partnered with bloggers like me to share back-to-school tips and
tricks, advice, stories and more! http://spritebts.twittermoms.com">Visit Sprite's back-to-school
channel on TwitterMoms to get helpful ideas, learn how to survive
the back to school rush, seek out advice from other TwitterMoms and
join the conversation. You can bit.ly/UW2GJ">learn more about
donating your My Coke Rewards Points to support your local school, how
to enter for a chance to win some Back to School cash, check out
recipes, or even play some fun games. Here's to a successful and
stress-free back to school season from Sprite and TwitterMoms!

1 comment:

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