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Do It Yourself Crafts!

Kids of all ages love to participate in arts and crafts. It is oftentimes an easy and fun way for them to express their creativity. For homeschool parents and organizers of after school programs, crafts can serve as a helpful and easy project to partake in. There are many projects that you can make with items found around your household. Here is a list

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Learning From a New Braingle

Since it is now back to school season, many teachers and parents are looking for some new and fun material that they can use with their students to keep them learning and having fun as they start off another year. Fun short games and brain teasers are a great way to get kids in the right mind set to start learning. Braingle is a

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Color Your World – Interactive Coloring Pages

From hallways to walls of a play room, there are many places we do not want our children to color on. Because coloring can be such a fun and creative activity for many children, providing them a place to do so online can help them express themselves (and save your walls!). Kidopo is an online coloring application that allows children to color online books.

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Social Network Site for Kids!

With the dozens and dozens of social network sites out there, it is no wonder why kids want to get their own account and interact with their peers. Although many sites allow kids to have an account, they may not always be age appropriate. Luckily, there are some social network sites that are made specifically for kids. ScuttlePad is designed for kids ages six

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Let’s Take a Trip – Virtual Field Trips for Kids

Even though school is out, summer is the perfect time for students take a field trip. What if you could go on a trip without ever leaving the house? The Utah Education Network, consisting of public education partners, local school districts and libraries, aims to create educational opportunities for those in the community. To enhance these opportunities, they have created a site with Virtual

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Express Yourself with Disney Create!

Disney characters that are recognizable to children can help them become more comfortable when learning new things or trying new activities. Because children can relate to these characters that they see so often on television and in the movies, they are more likely to open up their minds and express their creativity in their work. Disney Create is a great interactive site that is

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Spell It Out! – 4 Fun Spelling Games for Students

Over the summer, students sometimes can’t seem to find time to pick up a book or keep up with their summer reads. There are plenty of fun games that can help students improve and keep up. Spelling is often tied into reading lessons, so if it is presented in a fun matter, students will have no problem keeping up with these skills over the

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Game On! – Punctuation Games

Educational games are always a fun and easy way to get kids to practice their academics and have fun at the same time. The summer time is the perfect opportunity for kids to brush up on what they have been learning all year long in school. By simply spending a few minutes each day on the computer with games like these, kids can keep

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Learning in Mysterious Ways

Creating a scenario or fictional setting can be a great way for children to express their creativity and imagination. Tools that take students into another world and let them be whoever they want to be allow for their minds to grow and expand. The Mystery of the Poison Dart Frog is a site that comes from the North Carolina Museum of Art. In this

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Train Your Brain with Fit Brains!

In the summer months, students usually have a lot more free time than they do during the school year. Exercise is a great activity that they can do to pass the time and build a healthy lifestyle. Not only can they exercise their bodies, but now they can exercise their brains, too! Fit Brains is a website full of free games that are dedicated

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