Online Learning Resources
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Internet 4 Classrooms– High-quality, free Internet resources for PreK-12. Includes ideas for classrooms and home. PreK Links, Resources and activities cover Language, Mathematics, Music, Arts, Writing, and Technology practice and resources. Resources are provided for teachers through Themantic Units.
Teach Preschool– A blog written by a passionate early childhood professional. The website includes ideas and resources for Literacy, Art, STEM, Sensory, and Motor Skills. Each activity includes pictures of materials and suggestions for use in the classroom or at home.
Happy Hooligans-This website focuses on arts, crafts, and cooking with children. The resources are good for families and teachers. Activities are developmentally appropriate with open-ended art activities.
PreKinders– Free teaching ideas and printable activities for PreK children and their families. All activities have been classroom tested. Activities are arranged by Learning Areas: Literacy, Math, Science, Art, Music, Fine Motor, and Christian. Also, themes are covered including Families, Pets, Community Helpers, Weather, Transportation, and more.
Preschool Inspirations– A blog written by Katie, a veteran preschool teacher and child development expert. The activities use items easily found around the house. Activities available in Music, Science, Literacy, Math, and Fine Motor. Activities are described in easy to use directions with colorful pictures.
Teacher Tom– Teacher Tom is a Superhero with activities covering more than 40 topics. Each topic offers hundreds of ideas for families and classroom teachers. Activities include colorful pictures. Hard to discuss topics are included: death, conflict, power, as well as, typical topics of Science, Gardening, Halloween, and more.
Hands-On As We Grow– This website includes activities for children ages infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. In addition, activities include simple crafts, sensory and gross motor activities, along with holiday and seasonal resources. Activities for fine motor skills use common household items to engage young children.
Scholastic Learn At Home (4 weeks of lessons)– Scholastic provides four weeks of lesson plans and play starters for PreK-K children. Included in the daily plan are animated stories, access to books to read, puzzles for word match and sequencing, and other literacy skills support.
IXL Personalized Learning– This website offers personalized learning to support learners in the classroom or at home. There are 91 Math and 48 Language Arts skills covered with easy to find activities. The activities are completed online. The activities are aligned to North Carolina Standards.
National Geographic Kids– This website takes learners on adventures all over the world. For example, the first screen includes information on Sequoia National Park. This unit includes a video about the topic featuring experts in the field. The videos are short, 6-8 minutes. There are also slide shows on animals and includes facts about each one. Finally, a section on different countries introduces learners to culture, animals, and interesting facts about places all over the world.
North Carolina Zoo Kids Zone– This website features activities at the NC Zoo, including information for families, children, and teachers. In addition, the site offers suggestions for outdoor and nature play.
Pest-Help-This website provides fun facts about bugs for children including an insect glossary and insect activity ideas.
50 Tips and Tricks for PreK Teachers– We Are Teachers share 50 of their most important tips and tricks for preschool classrooms. Although many of the ideas are for the classroom, they also support learning in remote areas by reminding teachers of important aspects of what should be happening in the classroom and provide management ideas for families.