Spelling fun for 5-12 year olds. Offers free online test to tell your child’s spelling age. Do an online course at your skills level and pace. Free test and memory slide cards. Lots of FUN! Also has a personalised e-Dictionary, word lists and activity sheets
August 3, 2005 -- From Joel, a parent from Oklahoma, who is affiliated with the site
Create your own word search puzzle online. Select a category, choose a puzzle size, enter your words and click the button. Your puzzle is instantly available to play online or to print. Create a free account, so you can keep track of your puzzles and edit them.
January 17, 2003 -- From Dave Taylor, a parent from Boulder, Colorado, who is affiliated with the site
This simple site features a 10-question quiz randomly drawn from an extensive database of etymology (word origin) and related topics. It’s tough, but it’s highly entertaining and quite compelling! After each game, players also have the opportunity to submit their own questions, if desired.
January 23, 2001 -- From Lisa, a reader from Pittsburgh, PA who is affiliated with the site
Using animations, words, sentences and sounds, kids will learn basic phonics skills. The game can be refreshed each time it’s played, and children earn certificates for each game completed. Kids set their own pace and can explore any subject they’re learning about that interests them, all at iKnowthat.com!
March 29, 2000 -- From T. Priber, a teacher from New Jersey who is affiliated with the site
A Game A Day Interactive features free, interactive word games and puzzles, including crosswords, anagrams, word searches and brainteasers for kids and adults. Great for spelling, vocabulary, critical thinking, language development. Puzzles and games are fun, educational and challenging!
March 16, 2000 -- From Melissa Schipper, a parent from Garland, TX who is affiliated with the site
Detective Shell’s Word Search is a free Shockwave game for children to work word find puzzles online. There are two levels of difficulty.
February 19, 2000 -- From Bill Watson, a reader from Calgary, Canada who is affiliated with the site
Build vocabulary, spelling, grammar and reading skills through fun activities and interactive stories. Each activity has a detailed introduction and dynamic tests that are automatically generated and graded. Fun characters Nottie and Webbie give the kids company while they learn.