Favorite Web Links
The information on linked pages is not guaranteed to be accurate, nor does Southwood Elementary School or the Metropolitan School District of Wabash County take responsibility for information found in them. While we strive to thoroughly check all links, the information on linked pages still comes from other sources and, therefore, might be unsuitable or unreliable.
Animal Cams - Animal cams at the National Zoo
Animals - National Geographic
Frogs - All about frogs for kids and teachers
National Zoo - Tour the zoo, look at the animals
Polar Bear Facts
Wild Animal Facts - Hosted by Western North Carolina Nature Center and has printable fact sheets.
Wolf Park - A non-profit wildlife education and research facility located in Indiana.
JUST FOR FUN
Fun Brain - Educational games galore!
Junie B. Jones - Online activities with this popular children's book character.
Magic Tree House - Online activities related to the book series by Mary Pope Osborne.
PBS for Kids - Sesame Street, Between the Lions, Barney, etc.
Crossword Puzzle Maker - to make & print puzzles
Scholastic - language arts activities for youngsters
Activities for ESL Students - Thousands of exercises and puzzles to help learn English as a Second Language.
Manythings.org - A fun study site for learners of English as a Second Language
Shel Silverstein - a very funny poet
Jack Prelutsky - another very funny poet
ArithmAttack - How many computer generated arithmetic problems can you answer in 60 seconds?
Hooda Math - Lots of good math games
Math is Fun - Good for upper elementary, includes geometry & measurement.
Math Magician Games
Old Farmer's Almanac - Current month calendar
Scholastic News - for grades 3-6
Time for Kids - On-line news magazine
The Wabash Plain Dealer - A local newspaper.
The Weather Channel - Weather information and forecasts for U.S. cities and International cities.
Tween Tribute - Great news site for kids.
READING & WRITING
Arthur - Just click on Arthur, DW, or one of the other characters to read stories, print coloring pages, etc.
Between the Lions - A PBS site that promotes reading.
Clifford The Big Red Dog - Interactive storybooks and phonics fun for early readers.
Dr. Seuss' Seussville - Dr. Seuss's playground in cyberspace.
Kids' After School Clubhouse - Targeted for grades 3-8, this site includes a brain-teaser, a reading contest, a weekly word find, online games, and more.
Starfall - Reading and Phonics. Online Practice and Games
Ask Jeeves for Kids - The fastest and easiest way for kids to find answers on the Web.
Biographical Dictionary - Over 20,000 biographies
Encyclopedia Britannica - Online encyclopedia
Inventor Archives - Information about inventors and inventions
Library Spot - All sorts of reference materials
Merriam Webster Online - Dictionary, thesaurus, word games
World Almanac for Kids
Amazing Space - Great games that teach astronomy
Cells Alive - This is a free online, award-winning library of virtual cells.
Cool Science for Curious Kids - The name says it all.
Exploratorium ExploraNet - Kids can get lots of hands-on science at this interactive museum.
Kids' Astronomy - Astronomy and space for kids
NASA for Kids - Kids can learn about Space Pioneers and Astronauts and play space games and puzzles.
Space Place - Space activities from NASA
Volcano World - Volcano info, pictures, games
Windows to the Universe - a great astronomy site
Ancient Egypt - Egyptian life and more
Countries of the World - Information about countries around the world.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present - Biographies of prominent women in history
Social Studies For Kids
American Presidents - American Presidents: Life Portraits.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government - For kids (and the rest of us, too)
Explore the Amazing World of Early America - Explore Early America through period newspapers, maps, magazines, etc.
Geography Quiz - Find places on the map
Presidents of the United States (POTUS) - Background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, etc.
Sheppard Software Interactive Map - Place the states in their correct location on the map
Stately Knowledge - Basic facts of any state in the union
Whitehouse for Kids - History, tours, traditions, pets, etc
Statetris - fun Tetris-like game of fitting the continental states on the map