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Teaching your child to read? Try this great site for lots of downloads and online movies.
For children 2 thru 7, "the Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels." Site has sections for reading, math, art, books, songs and more. A free trial for 30 days with pricing at $9.99 per month after that.
A fun place for young children to learn the alphabet. Each letter in the alphabet comes complete with sound and illustrations to help your child recognize letters easily.
With a bit of help from mom or dad, young children will enjoy learning to count playing this matching game.
An easy counting game for preschoolers. Learn to count by clicking on the correct number.
The Sunshine Room: A preschool learning environment with online games and activities and printable worksheets. A fun place for toddlers to learn or reinforce Preschool - Prekindergarten skills. Learn shapes, colors, comparisons, counting, and more.
From Gail's Preschool Rainbow. "Early childhood education ideas and activities that encourage counting, observation and listening skills. Number recognition is enhanced as preschool children learn games that promote gross motor development and cooperation."
There's more software here, but the two listed below seemed the only ones that fit on this page.
Amy's First Primer - A "classic preschool learning program. Alphabet and word recognition, simple mazes for logic building, sorting and grouping plus more. For children ages 3 and up."
The Wonder Book - Another "classic preschool learning program. Emphasis on logic, spelling and word recognition. For children ages 3 and up."
Reference source for parents, with articles, links, and software.
Free! - SuperKids Games & Tools. Fun ways to expand knowledge and skills!
"The number one reason parents give for purchasing a home computer is "education." Yet after one year of ownership, education doesn't make the top three uses reported by those same parents! Why not? Because they find it difficult to identify good educational software -- software that they find educationally valuable and that their children enjoy using. SuperKids was created to address that need".
Owl & Mouse [New Window]
Help your child learn with games, software and educational activities from Owl & Mouse Educational Software. Early reading software—phonics software, alphabet games, and Dolch sight words in a fairy tale story. All of it FREE! Free online USA maps, world maps, map of Europe, map puzzles of the US, Europe, Africa, Asia, and many more. You can build your own castle and coat of arms—free downloads.
Build a Medieval Castle [New Window]
Make your own model medieval castle -- a learning activity that teaches about history, feudalism and life in the Middle Ages.Bridge to Reading [New Window]
Your child will learn to read by reading with Bridge to Reading. From the very first page, your child is reading sentences in a fairy tale adventure. You can use Bridge to Reading online or download Bridge to Reading - FREE.