Social Studies



Great Links for Parents





Over 8,000 book reports to get students interested in books, as well as help in writing reports, stories, and poems. You can search by title, author, or genre.


Lots of reading, coloring pages, games, videos, and music from the PBS TV shows. Don't miss Clifford, Teletubbies, Word Girl, Arthur, Sesame Street, Barney, Wordworld, Curious George, and many others.


Video booktalks and booklists that may be searched by subject, grade level, author, or title makes this a great site for students looking for a good book to read, or family members looking for an appropriate gift.


Helping parents help their kids make the most of the school year. Includes how to communicate with your child's teacher, helping with social adjustment, finding your child's learning style, dealing with cheating, bullying, peer pressure, and many other topics to make parenting easier.



If your kids are super thinkers and love to solve mysteries, you'll enjoy these games together. Try out the Peetnik mysteries, or go to the Kids Camp. Lots of other fun activities too.


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