Explore the following sites and all they have to offer your children. Each has a
section for parents and caregivers with lots of terrific ideas and tools you can
use. Your kids will be having so much fun on these sites they won’t even notice
how much they’re learning.
The PBS Kids site, designed for young children, is a safe place to send your kids
for fun and educational games, coloring pages, music, videos, and more.
PBS Kids Island
PBS Kids Island is part of PBS's commitment to "Raising Readers." On this site, your preschooler can play reading games with favorite characters, earn tickets, and win prizes. You can track your child's progress, find tips on launching a young reader, and discover fun reading activities to do every day! Also available En Español.
This trusted online resource is filled with information about your child’s development, from birth through the early school years. Get the answers you need to be your child’s first, best teacher, including expert advice, opportunities to ask questions and share suggestions, strategies for building literacy and math skills, a searchable database of books matched to your child’s interests, fun party ideas, an activity guide, and much more.
Reading Rockets, a national multimedia project, offers information and resources on how young children learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help. The site includes a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. Also available
Your child's early years are important. Born Learning makes it simple and easy for you, as well as your child's grandparents, informal caregivers, and professional child care providers, to find out about, understand, and apply the latest research so that your child comes to school ready to succeed. From the latest in child development to the role of health in learning, this site helps you make learning fun and take advantage of everyday moments. Also available En Español.
PBS Kids Play!
PBS KIDS Play!—a paid subscription service—is an online school readiness program that customizes the learning experience to your child’s level across more than 20 different subject areas. Activities coincide with national educational standards and benchmarks, and the program adjusts to your child’s individual learning achievement, giving you the ability to see where your child excels and where he or she needs specific help. Contributing members of KBYU Eleven are eligible for a $30 discount on the subscription fee.
You Can Do This: An Approach to Raising Wonderful Children
The David O. McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University’s You Can Do This site offers research-based principles and methods to help you build a positive relationship with your child, achieve greater happiness in your family, and optimize your child’s school experience.