Check out the following Web sites for fun activities and information:
Scholastic Videos - Check out things that happened when the Pilgrims came to the new world through these virtual field trips.
Build your own wild self - A great site sponsored by New York Zoological Society. Kids can create their own "wild and wacky" version of themselves and learn about the animal parts they incorporated.
http://colarapp.com/ - virtual reality coloring sheets with app link for tablets or smartphones
www.readwritethink.org - great site for creating interactive activities for reading comprehension
https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/resources/order_in_the_library_game.swf - putting the books in the correct order on shelves, for all our library helpers!
http://www.windows2universe.org/cool_stuff/alien/make_alien.html - fun creating your alien, for the science fiction book club
http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/show/ben-10/games/ben-10-alien-maker - more alien creation fun
www.storyplace.org - fun online ebooks and activities for early elementary
http://store.scholastic.com//webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/LandingPageView?storeId=10052&catalogId=10051&jspStoreDir=SSOStore&pageName=storia/home&esp=SSO/ib/2012/vanityURL/txtl/ads/storiasso//landing//// - free ebooks for ipad or tablet and other activities to promote reading
http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/index.htm - EEK is environmental education for kids - a fun, interactive site to help our kids be environmentally aware of what is happening around them
http://www.kidzone.ws/ - Kidzone is full of great activities - just click on the grade level of your child and explore the possibilities
http://www.starfall.com/ - for the PK - 1 crowd, this site helps kids learn their letters, sounds and begin to put words and sentences together
http://www.activescience-gsk.com/home.html - Fun science learning games to learn about habitats
and other science activities
www.coolmath.com - reinforcing math concepts for 2 - 5th grades
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/ - make your own comic strip/graphic novel panel for 1-5 grade book clubs
http://www.ixl.com/ - math for grades PK - 5th and up
http://reading.ecb.org/ - reading comprehension strategies for all ages
www.animoto.com - create videos from your photos
http://www.kidtopia.info/ - this site is a conglomeration of cool websites for kids and teachers chosen by librarians to help with learning and planning
http://www.infotopia.info/comic_strip_creation_tools.html - lots of different comic strip creation tools