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Preschool Education

Preschool Express - Preschool activities and ideas for parents and teachers.

Zero to Three - A guide for families of children birth to age three. The site includes parenting, health, learning, and fun. Sponsored by the National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families.

Family & Parenting

Baby Place - Information about pregnancy, babies, baby products and parenting babies and toddlers.

Facts for Families - Concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families from the AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolesent Psychiatry)

National Association for the Education of Young Children

National Parent Information Network - Parenting information located in a virtual library, question and answer service and an email discussion list for parents. A project funded by ERIC system of the U.S. Department of Education.

Parent News

Finding Good Books

Reading Rockets - Teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle

Teaching Books - The comprehensive site offers useful links -- original multimedia information about authors, tour schedules, reading guides, and more arcane bits.

Finding Good TV, Movies & Music

In the Mix - Reality TV for teens explores issues affecting teens’ lives. Follow the Educators’ link to lesson plans and discussion guides.

Health, Nutrition & Fitness

American Academy of Pediatrics - AAP’s web page includes information on children’s health current news stories, general health and development, preventative measures and specific diseases.

Change Your Mind - One out of five teens may experience some type of mental health problem in any given year. Sponsored by the American Psychological Association, this site includes awareness information at the Triggers and Signs link.

Dietary Guidelines

Kid's Health - Physical and emotional health information for kids and parents - Parenting tips.

LD Online - A very comprehensive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.


Lil’Fingers - Spell your name with blocks, play a matching game, make a funny face, print a fun coloring sheet. Some games require Java.

Sesame Street Workshop - All your favorite Sesame Street characters bring you games, stories, Elmo’s world, art, music and fun.