Useful Links

Here are some useful links on education and parenting related resources.
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SWANCC Recycling Information SWANCC provides programs, resources, presentations and workshops to educate about solid waste technologies and the benefits of waste reduction practices. 
Team Nutrition | Food and Nutrition Service USDA unveils MyPyramid for kids: My Pyramid for Kids materials include a poster of the My Pyramid for Kids graphic; classroom materials, including lesson plans; a flier with healthy eating and activity tips for parents; a step-by-step explanation of the key concepts of the MyPyramid for Kids graphic, called “A Close Look at MyPyramid for Kids”; and an interactive computer game that reinforces the key concepts of “MyPyramid for Kids.” There are also a couple of activity sheets: a MyPyramid for Kids coloring sheet and a worksheet to help track daily food and physical activity choices. 
Funbrain Fun way to learn math! 
Aplus Math Interactive math resources for teachers, parents, and students featuring free math worksheets, math games, math flashcards, and more. 
Time Magazine for Kids Time Magazine Online for kids 
Santa Claus and Christmas at the North Pole Track Santa and lots of activities surrounding the Christmas in the North Pole 
Houghton Mifflin Houghton Mifflin 
Internet 4 Classrooms Educational Resources from Pre-K thru Grade 12 
Starfall Great Reading Site 
AAA Math AAA Math features a comprehensive set of of interactive arithmetic lessons. 
Jan Brett Author Jan Brett's reading and activities 
Brain Pop BrainPOP engages students through animated movies, learning games, interactive quizzes, primary source activities, concept mapping, and more. 
Scholastic Kids Scholastic reading and interactive games 
PBS Kids Extension of popular PBS Kids shows into interactive and educational entertainment 
Number Fun: Counting Activities for Kids from ULAB From ULAB, contributed by Hardy Family: "Numbers and math can be a challenging topic for children to learn at a young age. It is important to find ways to teach them these skills in a way that is fun and understandable for them. Numbers are the foundation for all aspects of math and money in life, so it is important to grasp these concepts before moving forward on to other topics. If a child is struggling with these ideas, here is a list of fun games and activities to help children learn the concept of numbers, counting, math, and money." 
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