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Barefoot World Atlas App Poster Image
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Kids get an interactive look at animals, indigenous people, and other topics of interest around the world. By spinning, pinching, and zooming, kids can find something that interests them and learn more about it through descriptions and photos.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
BrainPOP Jr. Website Poster Image
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An audio-heavy pay site that creates animated curriculum-based content aligned to state education standards for elementary schoolers. Includes video, game, quiz, and activity sections for science, health, writing, reading, social studies, and math.

BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App Poster Image
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Creates animated curriculum-based content aligned to state education standards and includes video, game, quiz, and activity sections for science, health, writing, reading, social studies, and math.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
DreamBox Learning Math Game Poster Image
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Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play. The game-like atmosphere is enticing and engaging; it's visually appealing and fun to play.

Mac, Windows
Lawrence Hall of Science: 24/7 Science Website Poster Image
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The kids' section of a science site created by the University of California, Berkeley, has dozens of fun, smart science games and activities.

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Have your child practice writing through a real-world task, such as writing a thank-you note for a gift or writing a letter to family members or friends.
  • When saving money for a new purchase, have your child compare how much you have already with the total cost of the item. How much more money do you need?
  • Try something new with your child, such as a game or sport. Show him or her the importance of perseverance by offering praise for effort, not outcome.