SPARK RESOURCES
K and 1 Resources
Description - Potential Use
Link
Tagxedo - Word Clouds - Turns words into art
http://blog.tagxedo.com/
Kerpoof - Graphics and other options like KidPix - some for early ed, some for older students
http://www.kerpoof.com/teach
Eekoworld (Ages 6-9) activities about ecology, animals, environment
http://pbskids.org/eekoworld/index.html
Wildlife Explorer from National Geographic - takes teacher time to select and assemble videos - but can be a great way to teach animals
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/filmmaker.html
Kid safe Search - KidRex (does have ads on top and side - but if you are searching with class and not students can avoid ads)
http://www.kidrex.org/
Teachers Domain - Free Videos for the Classroom - requires you as a teacher to create an account
http://www.teachersdomain.org/
Curious George - interactive ebook
http://pbskids.org/curiousgeorge/
Between the Lions - interactive book
http://pbskids.org/lions/need-flash.html
Starfall - many activities, some for older, some fine
http://www.starfall.com/
Education City
http://us.educationcity.com/
iSpy games (view first on projector to be sure all can see, participate)
http://www.scholastic.com/ispy/games/index.htm
Official Eric Carle Web site
http://www.eric-carle.com/home.html
BBC Words and Pictures - possibly useful for learning words - but British spellings
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/longvow/index.shtml
1stGradeOnline (some okay for K but check each out) - many links
http://www.gayleberthiaume.com/FGO/KidLinks.html
Mrs. Meacham's Classroom Snapshots
http://www.jmeacham.com/