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Links for Grownups

Alphabet Soup
Contains thematic units, holiday units, games and activities for kids; teacher and parent resources; and crafts, humor and recipes for all.

Child Safety on the Information Highway
Read the electronic version of this widely respected brochure from The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. It is an easy to read explanation of the benefits and risks your children face as they explore the Internet and what you as parents can do to protect them.

Great Websites for Kids
Great websites that are selected by the Association of Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

Just One More Book
Just One More Book is a thrice-weekly podcast which promotes and celebrates literacy and great children's books.
Information on everything from first aid to nutrition and fitness. Detailed articles about many childhood illnesses complete with symptoms and treatments. A wealth of information for helping parents understand the physical and emotional well being of their children.

Kididdles Song Index
"This site works as a search index and a valuable resource for story programs. Its subject index groups songs under action songs, learning songs, silly songs, and other more narrow topics. The words are included and, in some cases, the melody can be accessed."

Math Access for Teachers and Home Child Care Providers
Have you ever wondered how algebra or geometry relate to a young child’s math literacy? Are you unsure of your own understanding about mathematical concepts? These short videos will help increase your knowledge about mathematical concepts and your understanding about how the activities and lessons you are presenting to children relate to the concepts. Click on an image below to open the corresponding video.

MathStart Books and Activities 
"Help your child be better at math."

Mixing in Math
Life is full of opportunities to explore math. By building on the math in everyday life, MiM helps children and adults gain confidence and competence in math. 

Preschool Express
Patterns, themes, handouts, songs, and games.

Flying Pigs Scout Campfire Songbook
A repository of songs to sing around the campfire that will appeal to children and adults. The songs selected are popular with Scouting (United States) and Guiding (United Kingdom).

Zero to Three
Sponsored by the National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, this site is dedicated to the healthy development of infants and toddlers. Read the many feature articles and learn from the weekly tips on child development.