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									Internet Web Sites – resource list                           Literacy for Life Foundation
Some web sites may be out of date. If you try a site and it is no longer in place please
email literacy@telus.net and the list will be updated. We also welcome additions to our
list so if you have one that you would like to share please email us the information. This
list is also available online at www.litforlife.com
Revised December 2009
1 www.getwebwise.ca/                                                        Online resources for
      www.bewebaware.ca?                                                    parents for web safety
2 www.badguypatrol.ca/                                                      Online resources for
      www.weron2u.ca/                                                       children and teens for
                                                                            web safety

3    www.gameskidsplay.net                                                 Jump rope rhymes,
                                                                           games
4    www.calgarypolice.ca                                                  Online safety

5    www.quia.com                                                          Games, quizzes, teachers
                                                                           and
                                                                           students - activities in 15
                                                                           languages – some games
                                                                           activities are free
6    www.funbrain.com                                                      Games, puzzles
     www.funisland.com
7    www.DiscoverySchool.com                                               Science experiments,
                                                                           make crossword puzzles
8    www.psychtests.com/                           .                       Inventories on
                                                                           personality, IQ,
                                                                           management styles etc.
                                                                           Scores on computer
9    www.preventiveoz.org                                                  temperament in children
                                                                           inventory for parents,
                                                                           ideas and strategies
10 www.getreadytoread.org/skill.html                                       Screening Tool –
                                                                           Reading strategies relates
                                                                           to screening, games for
                                                                           kids
11 www.crayola.com                                                         craft ideas, holiday

12 www.abc-canada.org/en/family_literacy/tipsandactivities                 Ideas activities for family
                                                                           literacy
13 www.dyslexia-teacher.com                                                information on dyslexia,
                                                                           strategies,
                                                                           Information on reading,
                                                                           learning
14 www.familyeducation.com                                                 Information on parenting,
                                                                           toy finder for children
15 www.esl4kids.net/                                                       chants, finger plays,
                                                                           crafts


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Internet Web Sites – resource list                           Literacy for Life Foundation
Some web sites may be out of date. If you try a site and it is no longer in place please
email literacy@telus.net and the list will be updated. We also welcome additions to our
list so if you have one that you would like to share please email us the information. This
list is also available online at www.litforlife.com
Revised December 2009
16 www.madsci.org                                                           Science information
17 www.LearnAlberta.ca                                                      info for teachers,
                                                                            students, parents –
                                                                            relates to curriculum –
                                                                            homework help,
                                                                            resources for parents
18 www.bookadventure.com                                                    Reading motivation
                                                                            program K- Gr. 8
19 www.MathLeague.com/help/help.htm                                         basic math explanations
                                                                            conversion sheets, math
                                                                            activities and links for
                                                                            homework
20 www.Calculus-Help.com                                                    Solutions, sample
                                                                            problems, movies that
                                                                            explain calculus concepts
                                                                            visually.
21 www.movingandlearning.com                                                Movement and language
22 www.mozarteffect.com.                                                    Mozart effect

23   www.braingym.org                                                     Brain Gym
24   www.gdins.org                                                        Métis resources
25   www.nald.ca                                                          Information on Literacy
26   www.irlen.com                                                        Irlen Syndrome, colored
                                                                          overlay, self test
27 www.dailylit.com                                                       Books by email – will
                                                                          send you chapters of a
                                                                          book in pieces as
                                                                          requested.
28 http://www.mapblast.com                                                maps
29 www.greatschools.net/content/summerReading.page                        Ideas to inspire reading,
                                                                          book picks by grades
30 www.brainpop.com                                                       (Cost)movies on different
                                                                          subjects
31 www.homeschoolingadventures.com                                        All subjects – activities
                                                                          in the home
32 www.wildaboutgardening.org                                             Info on gardening
33 www.investinkids.ca    link is to comfort/play and teach               child develop, parent info
34 www.uwex.edu/ces/flp/resources/firstyr.html                            First years are forever –
                                                                          early development
35 eduscapes.com/sessions/roller/workshop.htm                             Book reviews, reading
                                                                          using the internet
                                                                          (elementary aged)


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Internet Web Sites – resource list                           Literacy for Life Foundation
Some web sites may be out of date. If you try a site and it is no longer in place please
email literacy@telus.net and the list will be updated. We also welcome additions to our
list so if you have one that you would like to share please email us the information. This
list is also available online at www.litforlife.com
Revised December 2009
36 www.toytips.com                                                          Latest toys and reviews
      www.toy-testing.org                                                   of toys
37 www.guysread.com                                                         Reading for boys and
                                                                            men
38 http://www.ldpride.net/learningstyles.MI.htm                             Free Info on learning
                                                                            styles and multiple
                                                                            intelligences – strategies
                                                                            for individuals with
                                                                            learning disabilities -
                                                                            purchase inventories
39 www.starfall.com                                                         Reading activities-young
                                                                            children
40 www.wikipedia.com                                                        Encyclopedia – best on
                                                                            line and free
41 http://www.fcs.uga.edu/ext/bbb/                                          Brain, babies
42 http://www.familyliteracyexpertise.org/Resources/Activity%20C Family literacy activity
      ards/activitycards.htm#Nutrition                                      cards - nutrition
43 http://www.literacycenter.net                                            Early Childhood
                                                                            Education
44    www.brainrules.net                                                    Information on how the
                                                                            brain works – info is in
                                                                            video form also
45 Museums
      www.metmuseum.org/explore/museumkids.htm?HomePageLink Art, games
      =museumkids_c

46 New York’s Museum of Modern Art                                          Art, draw, poetry
   www.moma.org/destination/
47 Walker Art Center                                                        Art, treasure hunt
   www.artsconnected.org

48 www.pwd-online.ca                                                        Info on disability related
                                                                            programs
49 Straight Talk About Reading                                              Learning difficulties,
   www.proactiveparent.com                                                  ideas and strategies


50 LD Resources                                                             Learning disabilities
   www.ldresources.com

51 Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders                     Learning disabilities
   (C.H.A.D.D.)                     www.chadd.org



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Internet Web Sites – resource list                           Literacy for Life Foundation
Some web sites may be out of date. If you try a site and it is no longer in place please
email literacy@telus.net and the list will be updated. We also welcome additions to our
list so if you have one that you would like to share please email us the information. This
list is also available online at www.litforlife.com
Revised December 2009
52 Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)                            Learning disabilities
      www.add.org

53 www.livesinthebalance.org                                               Behavior – positive
                                                                           method
54 National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)                        Learning disabilities
   www.ncld.org


55 International Dyslexia Association (IDA)                                Learning disabilities
   www.interdys.org

56 Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)                  Learning disabilities
   www.ahead.org

57 Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (for Books on Tape)                Learning disabilities
   www.rfbd.org
58
59 http://pbsmail.org/weta_learning/adlit_signup.html - to sign up         Adolescent website –
   for newsletters                                                         also has resources in
     http://www.adlit.org/ - home page                                     Spanish.
60 http://www.zerotothree.org                                              Online parenting – 0-3
                                                                           years old.
61 http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/home.html                     Literacy ideas, rhyming
                                                                           book a week
62 The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)                              Learning disabilities
   www.cec.sped.org
63 www.ldonline.org                                                        The interactive guide to
                                                                           learning disabilities for
                                                                           parents, teachers, and
                                                                           children
64 http://www.moneyinstructor.com/                                         Financial literacy

65 http://www.readingrockets.org/                                          Information on reading
                                                                           for teachers and parents.
                                                                           Literacy bags, family
                                                                           activities.
66 www.makingfriends.com/f_Friends.htm                                     Paper dolls
67 www.janbrett.com/games/games_main.htm                                   Book character games
68 www.dltk-teach.com                                                      Preschool activities

69 www.kidzone.ws/                                                         Fun facts, activity sheets



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Internet Web Sites – resource list                           Literacy for Life Foundation
Some web sites may be out of date. If you try a site and it is no longer in place please
email literacy@telus.net and the list will be updated. We also welcome additions to our
list so if you have one that you would like to share please email us the information. This
list is also available online at www.litforlife.com
Revised December 2009
70 www.littlegiraffes.com/storyprops1.html                                  Great site for story in a
                                                                            bag ideas
71 www.kneebouncers.com                                                     5months to 5years-
                                                                            colorful graphics-fun
                                                                            interactive activities
72 www.momsminivan.com                                                      Travel games for all
                                                                            ages, songs, printable
                                                                            games
73 http://www.pbs.org/parents/                                              Media, ideas activities
                                                                            for parents, child section
                                                                            has games on computer
74 www.excellence-earlychildhood.ca                                         Parenting information
                                                                            based on recent research
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