Here is a list of educational and fun websites for preschoolers, featuring concepts and lessons that are perfect for growing little minds and keeping them entertained for a while.
Printable Preschool Worksheets
Fun, easy to use, printable worksheets, from Education.com. This site also has a variety of great printable worksheets for grades k-5, as well as middle school and high school.
Dance Mat Typing
If you thought learning to type was boring, think again. This website sponsored by the BBC teaches small children to type in a way that is fun and engaging. Your child may need some help with the basic principles of the site, but once they find home row they’ll be barreling through the lessons with a lightening pace.
This site is perfect for getting activities related to the basic concepts that your child is learning at preschool, or what you are teaching at home. From EZ Playdough to zoo animal printables, there are thousands of hours of fun that can be inspired by the resources at this website.
This site is a one stop shop resource for a variety of games and online activities that are hosted on other websites. If your preschooler can use a mouse, he or she will have a lot of fun with the puzzles, games and other digital activities that are linked to from this site.
This site is dedicated to reading and learning letters. The online storybooks are great because they highlight each word as your preschooler reads them. There are also terrific ABC games and learning tools to help your little one master the alphabet. Original stories, artwork and fun characters will make this a site that your preschooler will want to return to again and again.
The games at Funschool manage to be educational, simple and lots of fun for the whole family. While some of the games may be a bit out of your preschoolers reach, you can easily sit with him or her and enjoy the experience together. There are sports games, arts and music games, history games, language games and math games to choose from.
Sprout is one of the most popular television channels for the preschool set, and it’s website carries the same PBS spirit of education and fun to the Internet. The Sprout website has plenty of activities that feature the characters from PBS Sprout shows, like Barney, Angelina Ballerina and Kipper the Dog. There are videos that you can watch with your child as well as printable activities. In the gallery, you can submit artwork and drawings that can be seen on special segments throughout the day on the network. Recipes, games and an online coloring book round out this popular preschool resource.
Wonderopolis,org – What’s Today’s Wonder?
From the National Center for Family Literacy