Preschool, Kindergarten

Mother Goose

Mother Goose

Mother Goose nursery rhymes have been part of our Western oral tradition for hundreds of years, and is not known to be a real historical figure. In fact (according to Wikipedia) she has been associated with nursery rhymes as early …[Continue]

Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 as well as three Academy Awards, Theodor Geisel (best known as Dr. Seuss) authored and illustrated forty-four children’s books. Since his first children’s book in 1936, Dr. Seuss has introduced several generations of …[Continue]

File Folder Games

File Folders

File folder games for preschoolers are fun learning activities that are easy to make and customize. Each starts with a manila (or colored) file folder, the same kind used in offices to organize filing cabinets. These websites feature hundreds of …[Continue]

Farm Animals

Farm Animals

“With a cluck, cluck here, and a cluck, cluck there, Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O!” It was hard not to sing this well-known nursery song as I was discovering the joy of farm animals for this week’s website picks. …[Continue]

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

August is “Get Ready for Kindergarten” month for almost two million American kids who will be entering kindergarten in the fall. Today’s collection of websites include a mix of online and offline activities for parents to do with their preschoolers. …[Continue]

Back-to-School Poems

Back-to-School Poems

The end of summer means that kids will soon be going back to school. It’s a fun, scary, busy time for everyone, especially small children. Because transitions of all kinds can usually be made easier with stories, songs and poems, …[Continue]

Preschool Games

Preschool Games

Have you ever seen a four-year old navigate the Web? It’s pretty amazing how fearlessly they click around, finding their favorite activities, which usually means online games! But remember, the Internet is a big place, and it is best explored …[Continue]