Monday, January 24, 2005

Primary Links

Some Fun Sites for Primary Children ©D MacKenzie

One site that helps teachers in Malaysia can be found in http://the-tutor.com. It has been developed by a CfBT DELC, and contains useful worksheets, information about the Malaysian school syllabi, and useful links, along with other interesting information.

There are many worksheets and activities in the following sites. You can either download and print the worksheets in order for the children to use them in class, or you can let the children use these sites when they are in the computer lab, if you have an internet connection.


1 Alphabets

Go to http://your.dictionary.com/fun.html and write your name in exotic alphabets. You can also count to ten in thousands of languages


2 Poetry

If you go to http://www.wordcentral.com/mus/versecomposer.html, you can write online poetry

3 Sites for Learning English

http://www.english-zone.com/

Lots of topics/all levels
http://a4esl.org/


Self-study grammar quizzes, exercises & puzzles
http://www.eslgames.com/teachingsongs/edutainment1/

Songs to help you learn English
http://www.nanana.com/grammarlinks.html

Grammar links for kids
http://www.eslcafe.com/ideas/sefer.cgi?Games

Games for learning English

http://www.eslcafe.com/ideas/sefer.cgi?Kids
Exercises for kids

http://www.britcoun.org/


Websites for kids
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/

News articles to help you learn English
http://www.theenglishprofessor.com/

Listening activities

http://www.englishlearner.com/tests/test.html
Tests, quizzes & crosswords

4 Make a Thunderstorm

http://www.ucar.edu/40th/webweather/tstorms/tstorms.htm

5 Online Maths

http://www.aaamatch.com/
Excellent online math practice on a variety of topics. Children can use all or some of the pages to develop their knowledge of math.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsme/gameswheel.htm
Games for math

http://mathforum.org/sum95/math.forum/middle.projects.desc.html
Interesting links for many subjects

http://www.enc.org/

6 Sites about Ancient Egypt

http://library.thinkquest.org/%20CR0215615/

7 Ancient History Projects

http://www.internet-at%20work.com/hos_mcgrane/ancient_history/eg_history_intro.html

8 Quiz about Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/games/brainteaser/egypt.html

9 Activities about Ancient Egypt

http://www.seaworld.org/Egypt/

10 Animals

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/

http://www.yahooligans.com/

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

11 Shopping

http://www.amazon.com/

http://www.imaginarium.com/

http://www.hamleys.com/

12 Space

Site about Astronomy
http://kidsastronomy.about.com/

Games about science and space
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/Science_Games/

Photos and facts about space
Http://www.spacekids.com/homework_homepage/

http://www.spacekids.com/spacenews/solarsystem-ez.html

13 Websearching

http://www.teacher.scholastic.com/

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/trythistryfun1.html

http://www.burlco.lib.nj.us/Classes/Intforkids/

http://www.wowusa.com/Internet101/tutorials.htm
Internet tutorials

http://surfnetkids.com/
Surfing the Net with Kids

14 Science

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/trythis/tryfun10.html
Interesting experiment about a water clock

http://www.nationalgraphic.com/kids/activities/index.html#science
Lots of interesting experiments

http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/Science_Games/
Science games

http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/Print-n-Play_Games/
Puzzles and crosswords

http://yuckykids.com/

Yucky experiments
http://www/chem4kids.com/

Chemistry website
http://www.planet-science.com/

Fun site
http://www.firstscience.com/
All areas of science

15 Movies

Visit http://www.yahooligans.com/, then click on movies.

16 Recipes

http://www.britegg.co.uk/kidssection/startsection.html
Recipes for eggs

http://www.hookerycookery.com/
Kids' recipes

http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/recipes/banana_bread.html
Healthy recipes

17 Fun

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/fun.shtml

18 Health

http://www.kidshealth.org/

19 Other Interesting Sites

If you go to http://www.yahooligans.com/ you will find lots of interesting sites on a variety of topics. Click on the buttons on the left and follow the instructions on the screen. There is enough information here to keep you busy for hours!


20 Geography

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/activities/matrix.html

There are many printable exercises on geographical topics in http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography. You can download the exercises and then complete them. Interesting topics include the Middle East, deserts of the world, the Earth, world flags, continents and oceans quiz, and labeling the world map. You can also try http://www.nationalgeographic.com/.

Different activities about geographical topics

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/4kids/
Information about earthquakes

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/
Maps of world

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/
Quizzes about geography

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/
Maps

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/
Activities and pages for geography

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/
Geography games and quizzes

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/quiz/geonews2/1.html
Countries in the news quiz

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/quiz/travel/1.html
Travel quiz

Http://school.discovery.com/schooladventures/geogame/
Geography game

21 Calendars and Holidays
thttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/calendar to make your own calendar. Print out the pages.

If you print out the weather calendar, you can glue pictures on your calendar. Http://www.enchantedlearning.com/calendar/2002weather/.

If you go to http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0760942.html, you can mark Islamic holidays on your calendar.

22 Holidays

http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/History_Games/
Holidays

http://www.yahooligans.com/Around_the_World/holidays/
Holidays

http://www.timeandate.com/calendar/
Website for making Islamic calendar with Saturday as the first day of the week

http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/MCC/main.html
Multicultural calendar

23 Making a Homepage

Go to http://www.arachnoid.com/lutusp/pagebuild.html and follow the instructions telling you how to make a homepage.

24 Health

If you go to http://www.kidshealth.org/, enter kids and click on word, you will find definitions for words used in medicine.

25 News from Around the World

Go to http://www.kidnews.com/news.html, and complete the following table by answering the questions who, why, what, where, when. When you finish, you can write a story about Malaysia or any other Asian country, and send it to kidnews.

26 Clipart

Go to http://www.kidsdomain.com/clip/. You can download the art and save it as a
screensaver, or use it to make cards to send to your friends.

27 Brain Boosters

Go to http://www.school.discovery.com/. Click on students and brainboosters. You will find lots of puzzles to help you learn English.

28 Puzzles

Go to http://www.puzzlemaker.com/. You can have fun with your friends by making up your own puzzles, crosswords and cryptograms.

29 Crafts
http://www.kidzcraft.co.uk/

30 Disney Homepage
http://www.disney.com.Disney

31 BBC - from age 2!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/

32 Miscellaneous
http://www.ukchildrensdirectory.com/
Links to kids’ sites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/
Activities for kids

http://ajkids.com/
Ask Jeeves for Kids

http://ajkids.com/tours/gamestour2.asp
Games

http://ajkids.com/news.asp
News for kids

http://www.yahooligans.com/
Web guide for kids

http://thepotters.com/puzzles.html
Puzzles for kids

http://www.timeforkids.com/
Time magazine for kids

http://blog.surfnetkids.com/
Blogging for kids

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/
Learning how to surf

http://www.nationalgraphic.com/
Great work for kids

http://www.weeklyreader.com/features/kids.html
News for kids

http://www.silversurfers.net/family-childrenuksites.html
Sites for kids

http://www.primary-zone.com/login.jsp

http://web.uvic.ca/~mecht/educationalsites/educationalsites.html

http://booknook.alphabet-soup.net/child.html
Kids links

http://www.barbie.com/

http://www.kidsites.com/

http://topmarks.co.uk/
Great links

http://primarygames.com/