ESL for Kids The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things. - Plato It is very important to select suitable educational materials for children. ESL Teacher Reference Desk provides ESL teachers with useful teaching materials for kids. Also, ESL Teacher Reference Desk provides educators and parents with selected resources and safety tools to protect kids from unwanted dangers. Materials are organized by skill or topic for quick access. Select Suitable Websites for Kids There are many good websites. Below you will find selected websites that are safe for kids. You can recommend some of them to your kids depending on their age, language level, cultural background and personal interest. Please remember that there is no 100% online safety. It is your own responsibility to select safe content for your children.
Websites for Kids, Teachers and Parents ESL 4 Kids There are great learning materials for children such as flashcards, worksheets, classroom games, children's songs, comics, cartoons, cards, jigsaw puzzles, illustrations, crafts, and more.
Books 4 Kids There are thousands of books available online for kids of all ages: stories, fiction, science fiction, detective, fantasy, animated stories, and much more.
Magazines 4 Kids There are a lot of popular online magazines for kids with safe content and colourful illustrations. Topics are explained in simple language which makes it easy to read and understand. They also include many worksheets, mini-lessons, stories and folktales. There are separate magazines for boys and for girls.
Research 4 Kids This section contains useful materials about science experiments, quizzes, trivia and all kinds of great learning activities with subsections in such fields as space, animals, history, physics, chemistry, plants, biology, anatomy, museums, transport, and more.
Art 4 Kids This section contains a comprehensive index of every artist represented at hundreds of museum sites, image archives and other online resources. It also provides information about art olympiads for kids.
Music 4 Kids This section contains useful information about music, composers, music curricula, songs, music games, teaching ideas, music downloads, music encyclopedia, forums, articles, and free membership. It has useful resources for kids, parents and teachers.
Movies 4 Kids This section provides creative programs designed for teaching young students the process of movie-making and animation. It also provides ESL teachers with useful information about using videos in the ESL classroom to speed up the language learning process.
Games 4 Kids This section offers many online junior and advanced games for fun learning such as mind games, skill games, word games, math games, and many more.
Search Engines 4 Kids There are search engines designed specifically for kids to avoid sites that are generally considered inappropriate for children.
4 Toddlers This section has selected websites that contain preschool activities which are part of the language arts curriculum and are designed to help preschoolers recognize letters and beginning sounds, play games, sing songs, and understand basic concepts and numbers.
Protect Kids Access to the Internet increasingly introduces new dangers and content that can negatively affect children. Parents and teachers are often poorly informed how to deal with important issues of Internet safety and help. This section provides with reliable websites devoted to youth safety tools, and how to report a CyberCrime.
Cyberbullying Cyber-bullying involves the use of information and communication technologies such as email, cell phone and text messages, instant messaging, and defamatory personal websites, to support deliberate, repeated and hostile behavior by an individual or group that is intended to harm others. Children as young as five or six years often become victims of cyberbullying. You wil find very useful websites for teachers, parents, school principles, administrators, students, and mental health professionals. Click here and start browsing...
If you teach kids, you need the following tools and resources: ESL flashcards, ESL images, ESL clip art / clipart, ESL pictures, printable ESL worksheets, ESL handouts, ESL task sheets, ESL crafts, classroom activities and games. These resources can be used with existing ESL lesson plans, as tools to create new ESL lesson plans, and for many other ESL purposes. To learn more, click HERE...
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