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Missing Letter Match

This charming game pits the mischievous moon, “Gil” against a star named “Terry”. Gil has taken a letter out of each of Terry’s words and the player must put the words back together again. Kids will enjoy catching the stray letters as they  bounce back and forth on the screen and drag them to the correct set of letters to complete a word. He/she may then go to the next level to form some new words. Read the rest of this entry »

Spelling Puzzle sharpens skills

Do you remember the old fashioned, photocopied Mix and Match spelling puzzles in school that presented two sets of word fragments, and you were required to draw a line from one fragment on the left side to its match on the right side to form a complete word? I used to love these games as a child, and now, as an adult, I can appreciate their educational value.  Read the rest of this entry »

FCAT season is upon us!!

It’s that time of year again in the Florida educational system — time for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests (FCAT). Although there’s always controversy as to whether or not there’s too much emphasis put on the results and too much stress put on youngsters, there’s no disputing the fact that the tests are a requirement and we all want our kids to do well on them. Read the rest of this entry »

Send kids on a word hunt this Easter

Would you like to incorporate some learning into your child’s Easter fun this year? How about some language arts practice with the help of “E. Bunny” and his pickup truck full of Easter eggs. Instead of hiding his eggs for children to find, he sends them on a hunt for words in an interactive Easter Word Search by abcya.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, I discovered a great resource for youngsters who love Green Eggs and Ham! The following Dr. Seuss website link has a few great free educational games for kids as well as games that are just fun. Read the rest of this entry »

Bookadventure

Sylvan’s free Bookadventure.com is an invaluable free online educational resource to help develop your child’s comprehension skills. The colorful, aesthetically pleasing site offers more than 8,000 quizzes on books geared to children from kindergarten through eighth grade. Read the rest of this entry »

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