Tuesday, January 6, 2009
I got an email from a friend last week letting me know that the Church has a new website for younger kids! It's part of the official Church webpage. Like before, you can see all of the friend magazine articles (and for the ones from 2000 onward you can see the actual format you would get in the mail if you click on pdf). However, they have ADDED sections with:
- Watch Slideshows
- Listen to Stories
- For Little Friends (from the Friend)
- Watch Matt & Mandy
- Print Coloring Pages
- Print Activities
- Color Online
- Play Games
- Scripture Stories (audio for download, identical to the Scripture Readers, as well as video of the Scripture Readers, still animation I think it's called?)
And today I stumbled upon a GREAT find! [The link is for the 1st grade page but if you skip to the bottom you can select different grades.]
Math & Language Arts Games & Skill Builders (isn't that just a fancy way to say games so you'll feel better about your kids playing games?!) categorized by grade level. It goes all the way from Kindergarten through 8th grade. The selection is not as good for 3rd grade through 8th grade but it looks like those pages also redirect you to some sites that may have tons more. For K-2, there are SCADS of games! And several of the K games would be great for Pre-K too.
If you try them out, let me know what you think and which games you like best! There are so many, we've only tried a few so far.
ALSO -- does anyone else know of a good typing game for kids? Preferably free??