Posted by: savayla | October 11, 2009

Great Homeschooling Links

I will continue to  update this post whenever I remember a good site, or a new one is found.  So keep looking.  These are not just for homeschooling, but are great for kids in traditional schools too.  Also, not just for Enki Homeschoolers.  If you have a good site, please post a comment and I will add it to this list.   They will be categorized and some sites will be found under two headings, such as Homeschooling in general and Interactive Sites.

HOMESCHOOLING  RESOURCES

http://www.instructorweb.com/ Teaching resources, tools, lesson plans, and more ….Lots of printable worksheets.

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html Everything for your curriculums or subjects

http://www.kidsknowit.com/ Fantastic site for all subjects …astronomy, biology, dinosaurs, spelling, math, memory, geology, geography, Human Bio, chemistry and history.




CURRICULUMS

http://www.homeschoolreviews.com/ Gives you a list of most of the curriculum’s which are reviewed by parents

http://www.enkieducation.org/ The Enki Education website

http://www.christopherushomeschool.org/ A waldorf inspired curriculum

http://www.australianhomeschoolcurriculum.com/ An Australian unschooling curriculum.  Some good ideas and books

http://www.winterpromise.com/ Literature Based Learning

http://www.sonlight.com/ Christian Literature Based Learning

INTERACTIVE SITES

http://www.ixl.com/ Great Math site

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ National Geographic online with games, videos, animals, etc

http://www.starfall.com/ Reading site

http://www.ictgames.com/ Math and Literacy games for the younger kids

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/ Hundreds of educational games, quizzes, activities, articles and more

http://www.spellingcity.com/ Tests  your spelling .  Really good


PRINTABLES

http://www.thetoymaker.com/2Toys.html Free paper toys to print, cut, fold and make . Girls loved the sunbox

http://www.tammyyee.com/origami.html Print and fold coloured origami for the younger kids

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html Everything for your curriculums or subjects

http://www.mes-english.com/ Free printables for English, including flashcards, projects, worksheets


MUSIC

http://www.howtoteachscience.com/index.shtml A great site for teaching kids about classical music, the composers and getting to hear the music.

http://www.simplymusic.com/ Revolutionary keyboard and piano method of teaching


MATH

http://www.ixl.com/ Fantastic math site for kids from Pre-K to 6th Grade.  Lots of fun.

http://www.ictgames.com/ Math and Literacy games for the younger kids

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/ Good site, especially for fractions.  Very good illustrations

ART & CRAFTS

http://www.origami.org.uk/ Gives a 3D animated tutorial

http://www.origami-fun.com/origami-for-kids.html Our favourite origami site

http://www.origamiwithrachelkatz.com/ She has nice storigamis’, stories to help kids remember the folds

http://www.oriland.com/index.asp Make Castles and Kingdoms, princesses and dragons

EDUCATIONAL GAMES

http://www.crayonphysics.com/ 2D physics puzzles.  Great for older kids and adults

http://www.citycreator.com/ Create your own city, including roads, with drag and drop features.


SCIENCE

http://www.howtoteachscience.com/index.shtml Your home for support in teaching science


BIOLOGY

http://www.medicinenet.com/fetal_development_pictures_slideshow/article.htm Good photos of the stages of the fetal development.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ National Geographic online with games, videos, animals, etc


GEOGRAPHY


LANGUAGE ARTS

http://www.starfall.com/ Reading site

http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp Wonderful reading site from Pre-k to Grade 1/2

http://www.ictgames.com/ Math and Literacy games for the younger kids

http://www.spellingcity.com/ Tests  your spelling .  Really good



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