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September's Featured Websites





Use different parts of speech to fill in the blanks in these funny stories.

Race Car Multiplication
This is a fun game that helps improve multiplication skills. You can select the range of problems and the speed of the game so it is just right for you!

Ben's Guide to US Government
Did you know that September 17th is Constitution Day? Learn about the Constitution and lots more with Ben's Guide to US Government.

Scholastic. com - I Spy Games
Use your powers of observation to find the hidden objects in these games and riddles.


October's Featured Websites







Halloween Proofreading PowerPoint
Brush up on your editing skills with this "spook-tacular" powerpoint!

OREO Cookies
We used OREO Cookies for a math and science investigation. Now it's time to have fun with OREOs on the Nabisco website.

Interactive Timeline
Here's a fun way to make a timeline online!

Skeleton Shakedown
Another accident in the lab! You can help clean up by putting the skeleton back together.

FOSS Science: Earth Materials
The walls are closing in on you! To escape you must drill through them. To play this game, test the hardness of the walls using common objects. Drag and release them on the wall and see if they scratch it. Choose a drill bit that is harder than the wall. You can use each drill bit only twice.... good luck!

Christopher Columbus
This site has lots of good information about Christopher Columbus. There's even an online quiz for you to test what you learn.


November's Featured Websites





The First Thanksgiving (
They spent two months at sea to reach a strange new world, and barely survived once they got there. Learn how the Pilgrims reached America and lived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving.

The Jamestown Online Adventure
Come see what it was like to be one of the first people to arrive in Jamestown!

Virtual Jamestown
Use your mouse to take a tour and explore the Jamestown settlement. The "up arrow" on the tool bar shows the hot spots so you know where you can go into the fort.

Let's Talk Turkey Trivia Quiz
Test your turkey knowledge with this online quiz!

Thanksgiving Meal
Do you know what was served for the first Thanksgiving dinner in 1621?

Discovery Channel: The History of Thanksgiving Video
Here's your chance to learn about Thanksgiving traditions.

Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!
November 18, 1928, was a very important day in entertainment history. Watch Steamboat Willie, Mickey Mouse's first movie with synchronized sound.


December's Featured Websites




Nutcracker Hangman
Can you figure out the word before the nutcracker cracks all of the nuts? This one is hard!

Light Up the Christmas Tree
Click on a line (wire) to turn it so all the bulbs have power. When all the wires are connected the Christmas tree will light up.

Snowman Dress Up
Drag and drop pieces to build your own snowman!

Catch the Gingerbread Man
Read the classic folk tale and try to catch the animated Gingerbread Man. Good luck...he moves fast!

Decorate Your Own Christmas Tree
Use your mouse to drag the ornaments and lights to your Christmas tree. Then flip on the power and watch what happens!

The Elves' Game Chest
Lots of games and activities for you to choose! The online crossword puzzles are really fun!

Billy Bear's Hanukkah
Games, greeting cards, and activities all about Hanukkah.

Chanukah Celebration at BlackDog's
Games, puzzles, activities, and much more!


January's Featured Websites






New Year's Games
Enjoy six games as you celebrate the new year:

Happy New Year Tic Tac Toe
Use the party hats to play Tic Tac Toe against the clock.   Click in a blank square to make your mark.  Can you beat the clock?

Snow Flake
Use a pair of virtual scissors to make a beautiful paper snowflake pattern.

Count the Penguins
This is harder than it sounds! How many penguins do you see?

Snowflake Photos
Check out these pictures of real snow crystals in Northern Ontario, Alaska, Vermont, the Michigan Upper Peninsula, and the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Games
Here are four activities about Martin Luther King, Jr. for you to enjoy:


February's Featured Websites




White House Kids
Lots of interesting things for you to learn about the White House.

George Washington Word Search
How quickly can you find the words about George Washington?  Click to highlight a word once you find it.

Color the Presidential Seal
Click on a color and click on the space you want to color…. ta da... a beautiful Presidential Seal.

Tour the White House
Take an online virtual tour of the White House!

Countdown to the Chinese New Year
There are eight games and activities for you to choose from.  Have fun!

Valentine Tic Tac Toe
This is your chance to play tic tac toe against the computer.  Good Luck!

Valentine Riddles
Solve the hangman game to get the answer to the riddle.

Valentine Coloring Book
Choose a picture from the drop down menu. Click "load image" and start coloring!


March's Featured Websites



March 2 is Dr. Seuss' birthday. Celebrate this talented author at

St. Patty's Pot O' Gold Game
Click on a pot of gold and answer the math question about money. You can use a piece of paper to keep track of your score. If your answer is correct, you add points. If your answer is wrong, you subtract points. Good luck!

San Diego Zoo
Although we would love to go on a field trip to the San Diego Zoo, we might have to settle for the next best thing: their incredible website!

Monterey Bay Aquarium
You may know what an "aquarium" is but do you know what an "e-quarium" is? Live web cams are set up at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. You can see the marine life in the exhibits from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific Time.

Stop the Clock
Drag the digital times to their matching analog clocks. Press "Stop The Clock" to record your time.


April's Featured Websites



Tangram Puzzle
Can you use all seven tangram pieces to cover the shapes? Can you use all of the pieces to build a square? Just click and drag... Good luck!

Dairy Council of California
Play the MyPyramid game to see how much you know about nutrition.

MyPyramid Blast Off Game
An interactive computer game where kids can reach Planet Power by fueling their rocket with food and physical activity. “Fuel” tanks for each food group help students keep track of how their choices fit into MyPyramid.


May's Featured Websites



Simon Says
Simon says, "Click on the pictures in the order they light up."

Let's Go Fly A Kite
Visit this website to find out all about kites.



June's Featured Websites




Verb Viper
In Verb Viper, you choose the verb tense for each noun that is shown. If the verb and the subject match, you feed the verb to the viper.

Coconut Vowels
In Coconut Vowels, coconuts with words fall to the beach. It's up to you to match the missing letters to the correct word before the coconuts hit the beach.

Word Invasion
In Word Invasion, jellyfish with words drift toward the octopus at the bottom. Zap the correct word type before the jellyfish land.

Word Frog
Word Frog is a game to help you practice antonyms, synonyms, and homonyms. Use the frog's tongue to snatch up the matching fly.


July's Featured Websites



White House Jigsaw Puzzle
Have fun as you click and drag the puzzle pieces into place for this online White House jigsaw puzzle.

Tour the White House
Take an online virtual tour of the White House!

White House Kids
Lots of interesting things for you to learn about the White House