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Learning in the early grades typically takes place across both grade and subject area. Our resource pages are arranged to reflect this, and most resources will be found on several subject pages.
|General Resources||The resources below will be most useful if explored with an adult:|
Primarily designed to supplement reading for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.
Activities, by grade level, for a variety of subjects.
Construct A Word
Build words using beginnings and endings - great for increasing phonics skills
Wired for Books
Find links to online audio books, including Peter Rabbit Stories, some Grimm fairy tales, and some Kipling Just So Stories
Read Write Think
This site from the International Reading Association and NCTE has lesson ideas and a variety of online student resources such as graphic organizers, letter/sound games, tools for creating book covers, etc.
A variety of useful activities amd materials for reading
Games and activities based on books published by Scholastic.
Play, Explore, and READ on PBS Kids. Fun activities to encourage reading and thinking
Magnetic Poetry |
Create poems with Magnetic Poetry online
Have some fun with Dr. Seuss.
Lots of printable games and activities, as well as some online games and activities based on Jan Brett's books. A favorite online activity for primary kids is decorating a gingerbread house.
Peter Rabbit and Friends
Games and stories related to Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit. Click on Fun, then
Storytime, to hear the stories read aloud.
Illuminations has 100 online activities available. Select which types of activities you’re looking for, and click
An excellent source of math activites and worksheets from K to 12
Activities, by grade level, for a variety of subjects. Many good math activites for the early grades
A variety of useful activities amd materials for math
Math Drills for all grades. Good coverage for money, time, fractions, decimals, all operations.
Number operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis, and probability
Feels like fun and games, but packed with learning. Arranged in age ranges 5 - 7, 7 - 9, 9 - 11.
Play the prepared interactive learning games or have fun making your own!
Learning Planet Math Mayhem
Are you ready to put your math skills to the ultimate challenge? here is your chance to compete head-to-head in this exciting, fast-paced, multi-player arena.
Online manipulation of these blocks will allow students to do basic arithmetic operations. It is a great tool to teach, learn, and practice, through hands-on manipulation and visualization, basic base 10 arithmetic.
If you haven't tried Funbrain, you have a treat in store. So many learning activities you will have trouble choosing where to start.
Cool Math 4 Kids
Cool math 4 kids is an amusement park of math and more - especially designed for fun, fun, FUN!
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|Social Studies||In the first three grades the social studies curriculum progresses from self and family, through community to knowledge of our province. Some other resources are included for interest and enrichment.|
Due to the nature of the internet and the complexity of social studies resources, this area of the website will be most useful with adult assistance and supervision.
First Nations Stories
First Nations Painting and Masks - images
The National Atlas of Canada Online - Learn about Canada's geography through texts and maps; access data sets; use interactive mapping tool; try a quiz
- Mapping Canada - This is a map tool site sponsored by
Canadian Geographic magazine. Its most notable features are a click and change set of historical maps of Canada from 1700 to 1999 and a Canadian map maker that works with a down-loadable geographical information system tool
- Canada Satellite Images and Maps - Tour Canada from space with geology.com's satellite, map, or hybrid views of Canada. You can zoom down to near street level for almost all of Canada
Blank Maps of Canada - This site contains sets of blank maps of Canada which you can use for projects
|Art||Here are some starting points for enriching the art curriculum:|
|Music||Here are some starting points for enriching the music curriculum:|