Elementary & Middle School Resources

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AVON (Academic Video Online) Grades K-8.  Access free for three months. The largest public library database of streaming video available, with topics spanning science, history, engineering, health, performing arts, religion, film, and many others.

Breakout EDU has educational games that touch on subjects like science, math, and language arts.  For kids K-12.

The CK-12 Foundation caters to students of all ages. They are always free and kids can use them to practice math, science, and reading skills with online reading passages, videos, and optional review questions that are graded at the end.  Get started by clicking on the "Subjects" tab!

DOGO News Interesting news articles for kids made for free through June by the Washington State Library.  Available in English and Spanish!  Read out loud, read along, vocabulary games and lists!

Funbrain games and puzzles focused on math and reading.  For children in K-8.

Gale In Context: Middle School combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more for students in middle grades.
Children of middle school age can access more than 7,000 free videos across 13 subjects with HippoCampus.

Khan Academy Kids is an app that engages kids in core subjects like early literacy, reading, writing, language, and math, while encouraging creativity and building social-emotional skills.

The Kid Should See This 4,500 kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. Selections are grown-up-friendly, too.

Kids InfoBits introduces elementary school students to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

TheKidzPage.com is an online resource for parents and teachers who are looking for word games, coloring activities and puzzles to try with their students. They also have a printable section for off-line activity sheets.

Learning Games for Kids is all about games that can teach students about a variety of topics and subjects.

Mindcraft: Education Edition is always free and teaches kids of all ages problem-solving, collaboration, and creativity.

PBS Kids is a great online resource for K-12 students who love interactive content.  There are sing-along videos, TV series, games, virtual lessons and more.

Starfall.com is a great online resource that helps pre-K to 3rd grade students with language arts and math lessons. They also offer a parent-teacher resource center for free, downloadable worksheets and more.

TIMEforKids.com offers interesting articles, photos and videos on topics like politics, the environment, entertainment, sports and health.

Varsity Tutors have classes that inspire kids to learn.  While some of their programs cost money, they have many you can enroll in for free!

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