Resources for Parents and Educators
Check out our parenting shelf for resources that will help you help your child!
Our Resources for You:
New Parenting Resources – This list is for new or soon-to-be parents. There is a lot of misinformation out there, but these resources can help.
Bedtime math — A nonprofit site that encourages math skills by challenging your child to tackle one five minute math problem per night.
Tumblebooks — A fantastic selection of children’s books, TumbleBooks has fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels and foreign language books. Read as eBooks, have them read aloud to you, or explore related games and puzzles. You can use TumbleBooks in the library, or log in from home with your library card. No special software required.
Scholastic Teachables — Teacher-developed lesson plans with printable activities in all subjects pre-K through grade 6.
Thank you to the Harwinton Library Friends for sponsoring our subscriptions!
Other Free Educational Websites:
PBS Kids Games — Fun and free educational games!
Education Learning Library — Lesson plans, games, activities, and worksheets. Similar to Scholastic Teachables, there are limitless educational resources.
National Geographic Kids — Learn about nature, science, and geography through puzzles, quizzes and games.
Poptropica — Tired of educational games? Do you wish your kids could just have fun, but in a safe environment? Poptropica is the place for you. Certified kid safe, your kids can still enjoy this virtual world.
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