Educational Online Resources Recommended byTeachers

Summer Resource Guide

Provided by the St. Regis School and Academy Faculty

 Critical Thinking and all Core Subjects  Critical thinking and activities in all core subjects   all sorts of educational fun  Nickelodeon/kid games

http://www.learninggamesforkids Digital media content aligned to state standards and common

Brain Builder Links

Grade 3 Logic Puzzles to Play Online or Print Out! Educational Videos, Lessons, and Games: Covering all Subject Areas: Grades K-12 Kids Konnect: A Safe Internet Gateway for Kids Sports Illustrated for Kids Cool Games for Kids: Searchable by Grade K-8 Games covering a Wide Variety of Subject Areas

Improve Study Skills  Includes links to numerous articles about study skills

Includes helpful tips for effective note taking, test prep, writing essays, reading comprehension, and more  Provides self-help information for improving one’s study skills


Grades 6-8 – 21k

Language Arts

Grade 1

Grade 3  Grade level lessons in math and language arts.   a phonics practice website  Read 20 minutes a day (at least)

Grades 6-8 For previews of the vocabulary units we use “Vocabulary Workshop – Level C” For activities in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and sequencing using real news stories, arts skill practice, be sure to click on the first tab –“Languages” power point presentations and practice games on grammar and literary terms.


Grade 1

Grade 3  Math practice for grades k – 8.  Practice more than 1,000 different math topics in grades  Grade level lessons in math and language arts.

Grade 4  Basic math practice and worksheets  Worksheets and practice of basic math facts  Math mysteries  Brain teasers  Math learning  Logic puzzles  Math games K – 9

Grade 5  assess and track student’s basic math skills by grade level  assess and track student’s basic math skills by grade level  fun math games, puzzles, and videos  math skills and worksheets based on Common Core Standards for Mathematics  math skill explanations, dictionary, worksheets, and puzzles

Grade 1-8


Grade 7   For a daily 3 minute retreat   3433 Catholic Prayers for all needs   daily mass readings and many other resources from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops


Grade 1

Grade 3

EARTH SCIENCE  Interactive Weather Maker  Earth’s Physical Features Games  Water Cycle Animation  EPA: Water Cycle Interactive Learning Experience  EPA: Tour a Drinking Water Treatment Plant

LIFE SCIENCE  Kid’s Health: How the Body Works Videos and More!

PHYSICAL SCIENCE   Ed Heads: Simple Machine Interactive Learning Experience States of Matter Activity


As the Earth Turns: Causes of Day and Night: Interactive Learning Experience

Earth in Motion: Causes of Seasons: Interactive Learning Experience

Earth’s Revolution Around the Sun and Seasons Interactive Animation NASA Kids’ Club  Night Sky Observer: Moon Page  Moon Phases Interactive Learning Experience  Star Hopping Guide with Animations: Finding Constellations  Kid Astronomy: Facts about Planets, Moons, and other Objects in Space  Current News and Information on Viewing the Night Sky

Grade 4  Science activities for Elementary levels

Grade 5   hands-on activities that explore 5th grade science topics – plus other subjects as well   basic chemistry information and activities   geology topics and games and other science topics Star Walk app for iPad – awesome interactive, astronomy guide  animated educational site – all subjects also – subscription required  fun presentation on Newton’s laws of motion

Grade 7

Grade 8 Amusement Park Physics Zona Land Education Educational Videos, lessons, and games Make your own cool Tetrahedral Kite Khan Academy is your friend!

Social Studies

Grade 1 Kid’s games, animals, pictures, stories U. S.  Government web sites for kids  US government websites for kids  Kids games, animals, pictures, and stories

Grade 3  Information on Michigan’s Native American Tribes  Jamestown Interactive Online Adventure

National Geographic for Kids: On the Trail of Captain John Smith Online Adventure  Information on the Civil War,com_battlemap/  Interactive Civil War Battle Map  Economics: Lemonade Stand Game  Economics: Coffee Shop Game

Grade 5  core subject area topics presented in rap songs – Redcoats vs. Rebels is great!

view the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights; excellent resource for 5th grade S.S. topics

Grade 6

Grade 8

Colonial Williamsburg

Revolutionary War

War of 1812–activities.html

Civil War


Grades JK-5

This website has many basic topic worksheets.  Great for all students.  Parents can help younger students with worksheets.

This website is a search engine for games made by teachers around the country. One can search for any topics covered in Spanish. Great for all students. Parents would need to help their younger children navigate the site.  Games on many topics

This is a pdf file that has active links to many other sites broken down by level.  This website has fun songs that students can sing along with.  Great for JK – 3rd grade.  Great for 1st – 4th grade students.  Covers basic concepts.  Great for 1st – 5th grade students. Parents may need to help younger students navigate site. Many different topics covered by worksheets

This website has a plethora of topics. One can choose Pronunciation, Grammar, Vocabulary, and Verb drills. Pronunciation would be great for middle school students.  Grammar would be great for 4th – 8th grade students.  Vocabulary would be great for 4th -8th grade students to review and expand their word knowledge. Verb drills would be great for 4th -8th grade students to review and expand their verb knowledge.

The topics are found at the bottom of the page. There are many topics. Great for middle school students and grades 4 and 5. They are presented in a lesson format: instruction – worksheet – quiz.

Grades 6-8 (click on our Avancemos book)

From the Media Center

Local Libraries Bloomfield Township Public Library hosts summer reading programs for all age levels. Print titles are available through the children and youth departments and eBooks are available through their web portal.

Bloomfield Township Public Library:

Getting Started with eBooks:

Baldwin Public Library hosts summer reading programs for all age levels. Print titles are available through their children and youth departments and eBooks and eAudio books can be accessed online.

Baldwin Public Library:

Baldwin Virtual Services:

Religious Books and Media Christian books are available through this site and are grouped according to age.

For kids:

For tweens:

Caldecott Medal and Honor Books Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children:

Newberry Medal and Honor Books Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children:

Reading/Writing Websites for Kids Great Websites for Kids is sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children and provides engaging links to a variety of subjects for all grade levels:

Book Adventure from Sylvan Learning:

Interactive Writing Games:

Educational Apps

Reading and literacy come in a variety of platforms, and educational apps are on the rise. Parental discretion is advised when choosing an appropriate educational app for your child. Here are a few links to get you started.

Best Kids Apps (select age):

Scholastic Apps:

Apple in Education:

May we continue to seek knowledge in all things~


Please note, we would love to share your favorite educational app or website. Just send us an email or leave on our “comments” here and we will be happy to share it with our readers.  When we all share the good in education, we all win!


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