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Free Educational Software In English (English)

The following learning software programs run in English.

   

Thinkb4u Thinkb4u.com -Teach Students How to Safely Use Social Media
Thinkb4U.com is a free powerful tool that's available to parents and educators to teach children about the power of social networks and online communities, as well as the dangers involved when certain things are posted there. Read more... (02/28/2012)
http://www.thinkb4u.com/


Educational-Games 60+ Educational Games And Games Resources
If you are looking for game sites to be used in education, the blog Free Technology For Teachers has a list that is a good place to start. Read more... (11/18/2009)
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/


Algebasics Algebasics.com - Learn Algebra
Algebasics.com is not an interactive piece of software, but rather like a kind of speaking, animated textbook where a teacher explains the mysteries of algrebra to you, over and over again if you like. Read more... (10/18/2006)
http://www.algebasics.com/


Alice Alice.org - Learn 3D Object Oriented Programming
Alice.org provides a friendly 3D drag-and-drop interface for learning the basics of object oriented programming. In Alice version 3.0, Java coding will be added in cooperation with Sun Microsystems. Read more... (12/30/2008)
http://www.alice.org/


Kindle Amazon.com Kindle Freeware - Encourage Kids to Read
The Amazon Kindle is, by far, one of the most popular ebook readers in the world. It is very easy to set up the free Kindle software for PC to encourage kids to read more often and even on their own, just for fun, without the need to buy expensive hardware. Read more... (11/23/2010)


Anki Anki - Free Spaced Repetition Flashcards
Anki is a free spaced repetition flashcard program similar to SuperMemo available for several operating systems: Windows, Mac OS, Edubuntu and Fedora. Read more... (03/30/2009)
http://ichi2.net/anki/


Anne-Frank AnneFrank.org - The Anne Frank House Website Helps Keep the Memories Alive
Anne Frank was a young girl that, through the simple act of keeping a diary during one of Europe's most troubled times in history, provided the world with a terrible glimpse into World War II. At AnneFrank.org, you can learn a great deal about the life of this amazing young girl and her family's story. Read more... (05/24/2011)
http://www.annefrank.org


Arcademicskillbuilders Arcademicskillbuilders.com - Learn Math Playing Arcade Games
Arcademic Skill Builders is a website that hosts several fun online multiplayer arcade racing games that will teach you addition, multiplication and division. Read more... (02/06/2008)
http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com


Argumentative Argumentative: Teach Students How to Reason With Mind Mapping Software
Understanding how to establish a good argument for your belief is a valuable skill that all students should learn. One excellent free tool that can help students do this is called Argumentative. Read more... (05/03/2012)
http://argumentative.sourceforge.net/


Artha Artha Free Thesaurus Software: Improve Your Student's Writing Skills
Artha is a free, open source cross-platform English thesaurus that works completely off-line and is based on WordNet. Is is available for GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows. For a given word, the possible relatives shown by Artha includes Synonyms, Antonyms, Derivatives and many more. Read more... (04/02/2012)
http://artha.sourceforge.net


Art-Rage ArtRage 2 Starter Edition- Free Paint Simulation Software
ArtRage is a free painting package that provides a realistic and fun simulation of using paint on a canvas, along with pens, pencils, crayons, water and other tools. ArtRage is available for both Windows and Mac OS X. Read more... (11/25/2005)
http://www.artrage.com/artrage-demos.html


Atlas-History Atlas of World History - Map Animation
This free map animation software is an interesting way to visualize history! Animated maps show empires growing and countries changing in Europe, Africa, and Asia over 4000 years (from 3000 BC up to to 1000 AD). Read more... (01/20/2006)
http://www.atlasofworldhistory.com/


Babbel Babbel.com - Learn French, German, Italian, Spanish or English (ESL)
Babbel.com is a great website and community that lets you learn French, German, Italian, Spanish or English. You can also use the site to find new online friends or language partners that speak the language you want to learn. Read more... (08/21/2008)
http://www.babbel.com


Babysmash Babysmash - Computer Play For Toddlers
Baby Smash is a free keyboard banger game for very young kids (ages 1-3 years). It disables all system keys such as ctrl-esc, alt-tab and the Windows key, so that the kids do not exit the program accidentally or harm the computer. Read more... (08/03/2008)
http://www.hanselman.com/babysmash/


Teletubbies BBC Teletubbies - Fun and Games for Toddlers
The BBC Teletubbies website provides a bunch of very simple but fun learning activities for toddlers, such as "Spot the rabbit", "Animal Sounds", "Shape Game", counting games and more. Read more... (01/11/2008)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/teletubbies/


Benjamin-Franklin benfranklin300.org - View A Benjamin Franklin Timeline
The website benfranklin300.org was created to celebrate the 300th-year anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's birth (1706-2006). It includes a great interactive historical timeline where you can learn about the life of Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers. Read more... (05/15/2008)
http://www.benfranklin300.org/timeline/


Biogenesis Biogenesis - Bring Cell Biology Into the Classroom With the Biogenesis Microbiology Laboratory
Biogenesis introduces students to the fascinating world of molecular biology. The program literally simulates an actual microscopic world where living things - unicellular organisms - travel, collide, reproduce and die all in front of your eyes. Read more... (03/16/2012)
http://biogenesis.sourceforge.net


Bluecowgames Bluecowgames.com - Free Online And Downloadable Coloring Games
The site Bluecowgames.com offers free, high-quality coloring activites for kids. The activites are available both online and in a downloadable format. You will also find very easy animal jigsaw puzzles and memory matching games. Read more... (05/12/2009)
http://www.bluecowgames.com


Boohbah Boohbah.tv Zone - Cute Games for Toddlers
Boohbah.tv is a very cute website that offers lots of small and ingenious games and fun for young kids (2-5 years old). Most of the games simply let the children acquire basic computer skills such as using the mouse. Read more... (02/14/2008)
http://www.boohbah.tv/


Bp-Educational BP.com Educational Service - Energy Science For Kids
The BP Educational Services website is dedicated to energy science. It offers all sorts of activities, teaching materials, videos, printables and other downloads that teachers will find very useful in the classroom. Read more... (11/03/2011)
http://www.bp.com/sectionbodycopy.do?categoryId=8040&contentId=7071043


Brainnook BrainNook.com - Play Fun Brain Games While Exploring Earth
In Brainnook, kids can explore a new world by accomplishing missions that involve successfully completing brain games. While many of these games are timed and arcade-like, they are designed to help kids develop important elementary-level Math and English skills. Read more... (03/03/2011)
http://www.brainnook.com


Brainpop Brainpop.com - 35 Free Educational Videos For Tweens
Brainpop.com is a subscription-based website, but it does have a collection of 35 free educational cartoon videos as well. Read more... (06/16/2009)
http://www.brainpop.com/free_movies/


Breathing-Earth Breathing Earth - Real Time CO2 Emissions Simulation
The Breathing Earth is a Flash visualization of world population growth, births, deaths and carbon emissions. A great starting point for discussions with kids about the climate change. Read more... (10/16/2009)
http://www.breathingearth.net/


Bruce-Type Bruce's Unusual Typing Wizard
Bruce's Unusual Typing Wizard is a typing tutor to learn and practice typing. It is designed to accommodate both beginners and experienced typists who are looking to gain speed or accuracy. Read more... (02/14/2006)
http://typing.qcalculus.com/


Busuu Busuu.com: Learn a Foreign Language With Help From Friends
Busuu is an impressive online community that combines some of the most useful lessons for learning a new language with social interactions that reinforce those lessons. Just imagine working through a unit on Spanish, German or French, and then instantly opening up a chat window and trying your new-found foreign language vocabulary on someone that is a native speaker of that language. Read more... (01/16/2011)
http://www.busuu.com


Busytownmysteries BusyTownMysteries.com: For the Curious Child
Do you have a child that loves to explore? Are they curious about the world and objects around them? Then this is the website for you. The Canadian animated television series, Busy Town Mysteries, has a very creative and engaging (and free) website for young children, BusyTownMysteries.com. Read more... (01/30/2010)
http://www.busytownmysteries.com/


Byki byki.com - Free Language Flashcards
Do you want to learn basic vocabulary in a new language, for free? On byki.com, you can download a free flashcard program, Byki 4 Express for Windows or Mac, that lets you learn words in multitude of languages. Read more... (03/27/2009)
http://www.byki.com


Calculation-Nation Calculationnation.nctm.org - Live Online Math Contest
Calculation Nation is a website where kids can challenge other kids around the globe in math game competitions. Calculation Nation is part of the NCTM Illuminations project, and also of Thinkfinity.org. Read more... (08/10/2009)
http://calculationnation.nctm.org


Carrotsticks CarrotSticks.com - An Entertaining Math Game For Kids
Even though the math quiz game Carrotsticks.com is filled with mathematical quiz-work that most students would frown upon in school, it is organized in such a creative way that the act of figuring out math problems quickly becomes a form of entertainment. Read more... (08/31/2010)
http://www.carrotsticks.com/


Celestia Celestia - Free Space Simulation
Celestia is a free real-time space simulation that lets you experience our universe in three dimensions. Navigate through space and visit Saturn, Mars and the Sun! Read more... (11/25/2005)
http://www.shatters.net/celestia/


Centennia Centennia - Napoleonic Edition
Similar to Atlas of World History, this free animated atlas covers Europe and the Middle East during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period. Read more... (01/20/2006)
http://www.clockwk.com/


Chemed chemeddl.org - Give Your Chemistry Class a Boost
The chemeddl.org website features online web apps, courses, interactive graphics and many other resources for teaching students the vast majority of core chemistry principles. Read more... (01/30/2012)
http://www.chemeddl.org


Manchester-University Childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk - Kids Can Explore and Learn at the Children's University of Manchester
The University of Manchester offers a creative and innovative online learning portal for children, and it's called the Children's University of Manchester. Subjects include the environment, earth and space, the brain and senses and much more. Read more... (05/31/2011)
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/


Childtopia Childtopia.com - A Kids Educational Dream
Childtopia.com is a huge collection of beautiful educational games, stories and worksheets. Play concentration games, Sudoku, Domino, musical memory games and much more. Read more... (11/14/2008)
http://www.childtopia.com


Codeacademy Codecademy.com: Learn Computer Programming With Simple Courses
Codeacademy.com is a fun and innovative website that can help just about anyone learn how to program in Javascript. You can track and share your progress with your friends along the way. Read more... (01/30/2012)
http://www.codeacademy.com


Coolmath4kids coolmath4kids.com - An Amusement Park Of Math
Coolmath4kids.com is a colorful website that makes learning maths fun for kids. It has a number of online maths lessons, and activites and games that measure your progress. Read more... (10/01/2008)
http://www.coolmath4kids.com


Countusin Count Us In - Learn Basic Maths Concepts At abc.net
In this nice collection of math activities, there are 15 different games designed to help children understand basic concepts in mathematics. There are games to learn counting, sorting, time, height and volume. Read more... (01/30/2007)
http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/default.htm


Crickweb Crickweb.co.uk - Educational Interactive Games
Crickweb is a British website that hosts 169 interactive educational Flash games in the categories Early Years, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Promethan Interactive Whiteboard. Read more... (08/06/2009)
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/


Cyberstart Cyberstart - Freeware For The Very Young
Cyberstart by Larry Loveland is a great way to teach toddlers how to use a mouse, some basic shapes etc. This freeware program does not use the keyboard at all, and you do not need to be able to click the mouse to use it. You simply move the cursor over the screen, matching up colors and shapes. Read more... (01/24/2006)
http://www.larryloveland.com/


Dancemattyping Dance Mat Typing - A Cool Free Typing Tutor
In BBC's online typing school Dance Mat Typing, you meet a cartoon goat and other cool, exotic animated animals that help you learn typing. A fun way for kids to learn keyboarding! Read more... (02/02/2009)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/


Digital-Dialects Digitaldialects.com - Games For Learning Lots Of Languages
Digital Dialects is a website that features a number of interactive games for learning basic vocabulary and phrases in 55+ different major and minor languages - English, French, German, Russian, Greek, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi and many more. Read more... (12/18/2009)
http://www.digitaldialects.com


Download-Com Download.com, Educational Software for Windows
The Education section of the Cnet Download.com website is always a good place to look for educational software for Windows (both shareware and freeware). For each software title, you can read editoral reviews as well as user reviews. Read more... (11/02/2005)
http://download.cnet.com/windows/educational-software/?tag=dir


Ecodazoo Ecodazoo.com Teaches Kids About Major Environmental Issues
Ecodazoo.com, better known as Eco Zoo, is a wonderful online resource that parents and teachers can use to teach young children about the world's major environmental issues. Read more... (02/11/2010)
http://ecodazoo.com/


Elbuhoboo Elbuhoboo.com - Delightful Toddlers Games
The new website Elbuhoboo.com uses charming Flash games with high quality illustrations to teach toddlers the basics of using the mouse and keyboard. Read more... (04/03/2010)
http://www.elbuhoboo.com/eng.html


Typingtutor e-Learning for Kids Free Typing Tutor
e-Learning for Kids Keyboarding Skills is a free Internet course for children wanting to improve their typing skills. The goal of the program is to earn medals and trophies while participating in the Type-E-Chi Virtual Typing Tournament. Read more... (04/23/2009)
http://e-learningforkids.org/Courses/EN/K0001/index.html


Elearningforkids E-learningforkids.org - Education For Children Globally
E-Learning for Kids is a global, nonprofit foundation dedicated to creating fun and free learning games on the Internet for children ages 5 - 12. The site hosts a large number of educational flash games for children on many subjects. Read more... (06/05/2009)
http://e-learningforkids.org


Enchantedlearning Enchantedlearning.com - Picture Dictionary for Kids
The enchantedlearning.com website offers a huge amount of encyclopaedic information, handouts and printouts for children. Read more... (01/13/2009)
http://www.enchantedlearning.com


Escapemotions Escapemotions.com - Explore the Beauty of Science
Escapemotion.com is a website filled with over 25 amazing scientific art activities, created by the 3D animator and designer Peter Blaskovic. Play with water simulations, cell simulations, fire or gravity fields. Read more... (01/17/2011)
http://www.escapemotions.com/experiments.html


Graph-Calculator e-Tutor - Online Graph Calculator
This simple and neat online graphing software draws graphs from mathematical equations. You can draw several graphs at once and see how they interact, and you can zoom in and out and move the origin. Read more... (08/20/2006)
http://www.e-tutor.com/et2/graphing


Fantasticcontraptions fantasticcontraption.com - Online Physics Puzzle Game
In the fun Flash game Fantastic Contraption, you solve levels by building clever machines using rotating wheels and rods. Read more... (01/16/2009)
http://fantasticcontraption.com/


Findthatword Find That Word : Make a Word Search Puzzle
Find That Word is a free word search puzzle maker that lets you easily and quickly incorporate vocabulary words or terms that you want students to learn, into a professionally made word search puzzle. Read more... (04/02/2012)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/findthatword/


Flash-Cards flashcardexchange.com - Study Anything
Flashcards are a great study tool. Flashcard Exchange, the world's largest flashcard library, lets users all over the world share their flashcards. At the time of writing, this amazing site includes 14,252,216 flashcards! Read more... (01/11/2006)
http://flashcardexchange.com/


Food-Force Food Force - A Game To Fight Hunger
In the free educational game FoodForce, you get to join a team of UN experts and help them fight hunger on the fictional island of Sheylan in the Indian Ocean, which is suffering from both drought and civil war. Read more... (09/18/2007)
http://www.food-force.com


Fsi-Languages Fsi-language-courses.org - Study Any Language Using Free FSI Language Courses
FSI Language Courses is a collection of free, high-quality language learning materials developed by the United States Government under the auspices of the Foreign Service Institute. Textbooks and audio files for learning more than 40 languages are available for free. Read more... (02/15/2011)
http://fsi-language-courses.org


Fun4thebrain Fun4thebrain.com - Math And Reading Games With Rewards
On the free site funforthebrain.com, kids get to solve math problems (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). If they get the answers right, they will earn rewards such as new clothes for a dress-up-doll or new colors for a coloring page. Read more... (04/06/2009)
http://www.fun4thebrain.com


Funbrain Funbrain.com - Math Arcade Game for Kids
At www.funbrain.com there is a fun math game collection, MathArcade. The game collection consists of 25 games, and upon winning one game, you receive a password. The password allows you to return later and resume your game where you left off. Read more... (09/28/2008)
http://www.funbrain.com/brain/MathBrain/MathBrain.html


Funschool Funschool.kaboose.com - Educational Games Site That Has Everything in One Place
The FunSchool site is a fantastic Kaboose offering that accumulates a wide variety of educational games in one place. The games are organized into four basic themes, or areas, and these areas are broken down into subcategories so that the entire site is very easy to navigate, even for a child. Read more... (05/20/2010)
http://funschool.kaboose.com/


Furbles Furbles - Teach Kids About Population and Data Handling
Furbles is a free flash web application that teaches kids about about sampling, patterns and organizing data into small, organized groups, as well as about different chart types such as pie and bar charts. Read more... (01/17/2011)
http://www.ptolemy.co.uk/?page_id=256


Game-Classroom GameClassroom.com: A Compilation of the Best Educational Interactive Games
GameClassroom.com is a website that compiles the best K-6 educational interactive games the web has to offer. GameClassroom.com conveniently embeds the activities directly into their site, categorized by subject, skill, and grade level. Read more... (10/02/2009)
http://www.gameclassroom.com/


Gamegoo GameGoo - Fun and Entertaining Learning Games for Kids
The Gaming Goo learning website presents educational activities where young children can find fun and exciting games that teach important skills they will need in school. Read more... (06/07/2010)
http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/gooey.html


Gamesforthebrain Games For The Brain - Exercises For Mental Sharpness
On this website, you will find several small but quite difficult Java games and puzzles that gives your brain a bit of exercise - memorizing images, solving anagrams and answering trivia questions. Read more... (08/25/2006)
http://www.gamesforthebrain.com


Gapminder Gapminder - Visualize World Development
Gapminder enables you to make sense of the world by having fun with animated diagrams that displays world development over the last 40 years. Analyze income, military budgets, Internet users per 1000 people and many more parameters. Read more... (08/28/2006)
http://www.gapminder.org


Gcompris Gcompris - Educational Games For Linux and Windows
GCompris is an educational software package which offers different activities to kids from 2 to 10 years old. Gcompris is part of the GNU project. It is available for both Windows and Linux. Read more... (11/14/2011)
http://gcompris.net


Geogebra GeoGebra - Geometry, Algebra and Calculus Freeware
GeoGebra is a free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for schools that joins geometry, algebra and calculus. GeoGebra is written in Java. Read more... (12/29/2006)
http://www.geogebra.org


Geosense Geosense - Online Geography Competition
Geosense is a one or two player geography based game. Compete against another online opponent to place a city on a world map as quickly and accurately as you can. Read more... (12/05/2006)
http://www.geosense.net/


Virtual-Manipulatives Glencoe Online - Explore Virtual Math Manipulatives
Virtual math manipulatives is a new creative technique to teach children many of the core principles of mathematics. The folks at the McGraw Hill School Education Group have created an amazing tool as part of their educational resource called Glencoe Online. Read more... (07/09/2010)
http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/ebook_assets/vmf/VMF-Interface.html


Glencoes Glencoe's Online Keyboarding Tutor
Glencoe's Online Keyboarding tutor by McGraw-Hill is excellent for people of all ages who want to learn how to type. The course is divided into 16 individual typing lessons and are broken down to include home row, space bar, numbers and symbols, caps lock and other punctuation marks. Read more... (05/04/2009)
http://www.techconnect.glencoe.com/techconnect/keyboarding/start.htm


Goodtyping Goodtyping.com - Free Multilingual Typing Course
On the free site goodtyping.com, you can learn how to type using 27 guided step-by-step lessons. The course is available in several languages, and you can choose between 18 different international keyboard layouts. Read more... (05/12/2009)
http://www.goodtyping.com/


Google-Body Google Body Browser - Learn All About Human Anatomy
Google Body Browser offers one of the most advanced ways to explore the human body in ways that you probably never imagined possible. You can explore entire systems of the human body, and strip away those complete systems to observe and explore the underlying parts of the body. Read more... (05/05/2011)
http://bodybrowser.googlelabs.com


Google-Earth Google Earth - View The Earth From Space
Google Earth is an amazing piece of software displaying maps, 3D buildings and satellite images of the entire world. Highly recommended. Read more... (10/31/2005)
http://earth.google.com/


Sketchup Google Sketch Up 6 - Model Your World
Google SketchUp (free) is an easy-to-learn 3D modeling program whose few simple tools enable you to create 3D models of houses, sheds, decks, home additions, woodworking projects – even space ships. Read more... (08/25/2006)
http://sketchup.google.com/


Google-Art Googleartproject.com - Explore Art Museums From Across the World
On the Google Art Project website, you can visit famous museums from all around the world - Madrid, New York City, Berlin, London and elsewhere - and explore famous art pieces in a level of detail never before possible on the Internet Read more... (02/07/2011)
http://www.googleartproject.com


Grammaropolis Grammaropolis.com - Videos, Books, Songs And Games For Learning Grammar
Grammaropolis is a multi-platform educational website for learning English grammar including animated episodes, books, songs and games. The parts of speech are personified by cartoon characters. Read more... (03/18/2010)
http://www.grammaropolis.com


Graph Graph - Free Graph Plotting Software
This freeware draws graphs of mathematical functions in a coordinate system. Graphs may be plotted with different color and line styles. Both standard functions, parameter functions and polar functions are supported. Read more... (11/16/2005)
http://www.padowan.dk/graph/


3D-Calculator Graphing Calculator 3D - An Amazing Free Calculator for Windows
If you are a math or science teacher, or you are an educator for any group of children who need to understand the concept of the graphical representation of formulas, then the free graphing calculator for Windows by the Runiter Company is exactly what you need. This amazing free calculator software will accept any multi-variable formula and will instantly plot it on a 2 dimensional or 3 dimensional axis. Read more... (04/20/2010)
http://calculator.runiter.com/graphing-calculator/


Handipoints Handipoints.com: Free chore charts, virtual world, and more!
Can't get your child off Webkinz or Club Penguin to do their chores? Then you should check out Handipoints.com! Handipoints.com is a free website geared toward children ages 4 to 12 that allows parents to create and manage chore charts and reward systems, as well as offering a safe, virtual world for kids to play in. Read more... (02/11/2009)
http://www.handipoints.com


Hiyah Hiyah - Free Software for Special Needs Kids and Toddlers
Hiyah is a collection of nice and extremely simple software written by a mom with two young children who struggle with autism, ADHD, and speech delays. It is so easy to use, all you need to do is to press the spacebar! Read more... (08/23/2006)
http://www.hiyah.net/


Howstuffworks Howstuffworks.com - Learn How Everything Works
On the website howstuffworks.com, you will learn how computers, cars and cell phones actually work. Or learn something new about the human body, such as why you have two lungs but only one heart. Read more... (02/16/2007)
http://www.howstuffworks.com


Bbc-English http://www.bbc.co.uk - Learn or Improve Your English with BBC Learning English
BBC Learning English is a web portal for anyone interested in learning or improving upon their English skills. The portal is a tremendous resource for studying English. It offers English language news video, learning games, references like free podcasts and crosswords, and much more. Read more... (08/23/2010)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/


Immune-Attack Immune Attack - Educational 3D Biology Video Game
Immue Attack is a high tech 3D computer game that teaches how the human body and the immune system work. In this game, you program a nanobot to teach all cells in the body how to fight bacterial and viral infections. A great game for high school science students. Read more... (07/17/2009)
http://fas.org/immuneattack/


Internet4classrooms Internet4classrooms.com - Lots Of Educational Links
Do you like educational-freeware.com, but you need many more links to educational resources? Try internet4classrooms.com! This site has a huge collection of educational links: free worksheet sites, free software, interactive activities and much more! Read more... (06/01/2009)
http://www.internet4classrooms.com


Chemistry-Lab IrYdium - Virtual Online Chemistry Lab
The amazing Virtual Laboratory IrYdium allows students to select from hundreds of standard reagents and manipulate them in a manner that resembles that of a real chemistry laboratory. It allows students to design and perform diverse experiments. Requires Java. Read more... (08/10/2006)
http://www.chemcollective.org/vlab/vlab.php


Keas-Coloring Kea Coloring Book - Free Coloring Software
The Kea Coloring Book is a fun and easy to use coloring book. Kids of all ages, will have fun mixing colors and coloring in the pictures. Read more... (11/21/2005)
http://www.keasoftware.com/coloring/index.php


Kerpoof Kerpoof.com - Drawings, Movies, Cards and Stories Online
The website www.kerpoof.com turns your kids into true cartoon artists. Doodle, create a movie, build your own greeting card or draw a comic strip using predesigned elements in this free multimedia software. Read more... (05/26/2008)
http://www.kerpoof.com


Khan-Academy Khanacademy.org Offers Free Online Tutorials For Kids
At Khan Academy, you'll find a library filled with millions of lessons and self-paced exercises developed by experts and educators from all across the world. These lessons represent valuable knowledge that you can gain without spending any money at all - the entire library is free to access, and the practice lessons are completely free to take. Read more... (05/31/2011)


Kideos Kideos.com - Free, Safe Videos For Kids
Kideos.com is a new site similar to Totlol.com, where children can watch fun videos (mostly from Youtube) that have been screened and approved by parents. Read more... (08/05/2009)
http://www.kideos.com


Kidlogger Kidlogger: Monitor Classroom Computer Activities
A classroom computer should be carefully monitored for all activity that takes place on it, so that teachers can review the activity to make sure that it falls within the acceptable use as defined by both the school and the parents. A useful, free and open source application that can help with that is an application called KidLogger. Read more... (01/10/2010)
http://www.kidlogger.net


Nationalgeographic Kids.nationalgeographic.com - Educational Games to Play and Learn
In National Geographic Kids, children can play interactive adventures, solve puzzles and quizzes and play numerous other games that teach children a great deal about nature, geography, conservation and more. Read more... (03/22/2010)
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/


Kidsknowit Kidsknowit.com - Free Educational Websites, Movies and Music
Kidsknowit.com is the hub of a network of children's educational websites. It has a number of subsites on topics such as astronomy, animals, spelling, math, history and geology. Read more... (09/08/2007)
http://www.kidsknowit.com


Klavaro Klavaro- Free Typing Tutor Software For Language Independent Learning
Klavaro is a free open source application that can teach students learn how to type. The beauty of this application is that it takes students through 4 stages of learning how to type in one simple application. All four stages are immediately displayed when you first install and run the program. Read more... (04/10/2012)
http://klavaro.sourceforge.net/en/


Kneebouncers Kneebouncers.com - Fun Keyboard Games For Tiny Toddlers
Kneebouncers.com is a site with flash games for the "itty bitty ones", i.e toddlers and babies. All the games are very simple - all you need to do is to press any key on the keyboard. Using the mouse is not necessary, making this game perfect for kids 1-3 years old. Read more... (10/11/2010)
http://www.kneebouncers.com


Koini Koini - A Safe Kids Browser and Facebook For Kids
Koini is marketed as a child-safe browser complete with full parental monitoring and controls. However, integrated into the Koini product is also the social network which many people would describe as a Facebook for kids. Read more... (11/02/2010)
http://www.koini.com


Learn-English-Kids Learn English Kids - Free English Activities For Children (ESL)
The British Council hosts a great website called LearnEnglish Kids with plenty of stories, songs, games, exercises and other activities for kids learning English as a second language. Read more... (07/02/2009)
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids.htm


Vocabulary Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun
On this educational web site, you will find several free online vocabulary building games such as Hangman, WordSearch, Crosswords, Quiz, Match Game and Jumble. Read more... (02/14/2006)
http://vocabulary.co.il/


Lego-Digital Lego Digital Designer - Create Your Own Lego Models
With the free Lego Digital Designer 1.6, you can design your own virtual Lego model in 3D. Optionally, you can order the exact set of bricks over the Internet and build it in real life as well! Read more... (08/23/2006)
http://ldd.lego.com/


Literactive Literactive.com - Interactive Books, Worksheets, and Activities
Literactive.com is a wonderful literacy resource for children and teachers. The site contains a multitude of interactive story books and materials that can be used at home or in the classroom. Read more... (04/17/2009)
http://www.literactive.com


Livemocha Livemocha.com - Explore a New Language and Meet the World
With Livemocha, you can learn new vocabulary in a foreign language, take part in helpful conversations, and even help other people across the world learn your native language. Read more... (02/03/2011)
http://www.livemocha.com


Magnetic Magnetic Letters And Numbers
This is a simple but kind of cute Flash application that lets you place and move magnetic numbers and letters, similar to the ones you can put on the fridge, on the screen. Read more... (08/03/2006)
http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/magneticletters/index.html


Mangahigh Mangahigh.com - Free High-Quality Math Games
Mangahigh.com is a British website that hosts four slick, well-designed and ad-free interactive math games. Learn about fractions, decimals, geometry, shapes, graphs and time tables and more! Read more... (10/08/2009)
http://www.mangahigh.com/games/


Mathlive Math Live - Where Kids Can Learn Math Problem Solving Skills
As a method to help teachers in Alberta, Canada come up with new and innovative ways to help kids in the classroom learn math, the Government of Alberta came up with an online math problem solving resource called Math Live. Read more... (09/06/2010)
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me5l/html/math5.html


Math-Apprentice MathApprentice.com: Using Math in the Real World
MathApprentice.com allows children in grades 4-6 to explore the connection between various careers and how they relate to the math they are learning today. Read more... (10/02/2009)
http://www.mathapprentice.com/


Mathmovesu MathMovesU.com - An Interactive World of Math Games and Learning
MathMovesU.com is an exciting new interactive world created by Raytheon as part of a new initiative to promote math among middle school students. The online math games are only a part of this program that's wide in scope and includes scholarships, tutoring programs and events. Read more... (02/22/2010)
http://www.MathMovesU.com


Math-Open-Reference Mathopenref.com - Useful Tools to Teach Geometry
Math Open Reference is a website that helps explain math concepts such as different areas of Geometry, including Plane Geometry, Coordinate Geometry and Solid Geometry. Read more... (01/24/2011)
http://www.mathopenref.com/


Mathplayground Mathplayground.com - Math Games for Kids
On the website mathplayground.com, you will find lots of good flash games that teach kids math concepts such as fractions, percentage, money change, geometry and much more. Read more... (12/16/2007)
http://www.mathplayground.com


Mathway Mathway.com - Solve Equations Online Step-by-Step
On the website mathway.com, you can enter a maths problem such as 2ln(-x)+7=14 and get a solution, plus an explanation in natural language of how that solution can be reached. Read more... (01/16/2009)
http://www.mathway.com


Memorylifter MemoryLifter - An Automated Flash Card System That Helps You Remember
If you or your child need to remember information for an upcoming test or exam, the free Memory Lifter automated flash card system may be the answer. Memory Lifter is a free flash card program that presents flash cards using various sensory outputs and using a special display technique that enhances a student's ability to remember. Read more... (06/16/2010)
http://www.memorylifter.com


Microsoft-Mathematics Microsoft Mathematics - Get the Math Tools You Need
Microsoft now offers an impressive, free application called Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 that will help you solve complicated algebraic equations, geometry calculations and even advanced calculus formulas and graphs like integrals and derivatives Read more... (02/21/2011)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9caca722-5235-401c-8d3f-9e242b794c3a&displaylang=en


Small-Basic Microsoft Small Basic - Simple Programming For Kids
Small Basic is a simplified version of Microsoft's programming language Visual Basic, suitable for kids and beginners. It includes dozens of lessons and exercises that explain basic programming concepts in detail. Read more... (04/04/2011)
http://smallbasic.com/


Worldwidetelescope Microsoft Worldwide Telescope - Teach Astronomy
Worldwide Telescope is a free Microsoft application that lets you travel through outer space. You can pan in and zoom in close to moons, planets, solar systems and galaxies. Images are taken from the Hubble Space Telescope and ten earth-bound telescopes. Read more... (09/01/2008)
http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/


Mingoville Mingoville.com - ESL (English As A Second Language) For Kids
In the flamingo city of Mingoville, kids can learn English as a second language for free the fun way in an instant immersion environment. Missions include body parts, numbers and letters, colours, nature and seasons and much more. Read more... (05/06/2009)
http://www.mingoville.com


Minisebran Minisebran - Freeware For Toddlers
Minisebran contains alphabet exercises, number exercises and doodle activities. It is perfect for toddlers and kids up to 5 years old who are learning the basics of using a computer, keyboard and mouse. Read more... (11/30/2011)
http://www.wartoft.nu/software/minisebran


Mission-Us Mission-us.org - A Historic Educational Game about the American Revolution
At Mission U.S., a brand new online history game, you have an opportunity to enter into the world of 1770 Boston, in colonial America, when some of the colonists were still loyal to the Crown, while the Patriots began drumming up support for the opposition. Read more... (09/20/2010)
http://www.mission-us.org


Moneyville MoneyVille.co.uk - Teaching Kids About Money
The mix of activities at MoneyVille offers enough interesting and fun activities that kids will have a blast without even realizing that they're also learning a great deal about money and how budgeting and finances work. Read more... (09/12/2011)
http://moneyville.co.uk


Myphysicslab My Physics Lab - Physics Simulation With Java
In this physics simulation you can try out different physical experiments online. The expriments include springs, pendulums, rigid body collisions, molecules and even a sumo wrestling game for two players! Read more... (07/25/2006)
http://www.myphysicslab.com/


Mystorymaker My Story Maker - Write Your Own Illustrated Fairy Tales
My Story Maker is a tool that helps kids write their own stories. Add characters and objects to the storyboard, and click them to add actions. A basic story will be automatically written, and the students can then embellish the text with adjectives and other descriptive words. Read more... (06/16/2009)
http://www.carnegielibrary.org/kids/mystorymaker/


Nasa Nasa.gov - Space Games For Kids
The NASA Kids' Club is a website for kids to learn about space. There are many games graded by level where children can build their own rocket from a blueprint and watch it take off, dance on the moon, play logic or math games, or visit the space image galley. Read more... (07/02/2009)
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html


Neok12 Neok12.com - Organized Educational Videos
Neok12.com is a website that lists educational videos by subject. All videos can be viewed directly on sites such as Youtube as well, but Neok12 makes it much easier to find them. The videos illustrate a wide array of subjects including math, social studies and science. Read more... (06/02/2009)
http://www.neok12.com/


Netsmartzkids NetSmartzKids.org: Interactive Internet Safety Resources for Children and Students
NetSmartz.org is multi-faceted internet safety website from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC). NetSmartzKids.org, a section of NetSmartz.org, is designed specifically for kids and includes tons of age-appropriate interactive and printable materials. Read more... (03/03/2009)
http://www.netsmartzkids.org


Nlvm nlvm.usu.edu - Online Virtual Manipulatives
On the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives site, you will find a number of online Java math applets that teach numbers and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probability. Read more... (04/14/2009)
http://nlvm.usu.edu/


Nobelprize Nobelprize.org - Educational Games and Simulations
The nobelprize.org website hosts a large collection of high quality educational Flash games, on subjects related to the Nobel Prize. The productions are aimed at young people, who may know about the Nobel Prizes and the Nobel Laureates, but often lack a deeper understanding about the Nobel Prize-awarded works. Read more... (02/01/2008)
http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/


Novelgames Novelgames.com - Healthy Family-Friendly Flash Games
Novelgames.com has a very nice collection of non-violent online flash games. Here, you can find puzzle games, variations of Sudoku, logic games, typing games and educational games. Read more... (01/30/2009)
http://www.novelgames.com/flashgames/?l=e


ocw.mit.edu - MIT Open Courseware Free Education
OCW is a web based publication of free course materials used at the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT). On this site you can download labs, lecture notes, exams and problem sets. You can also watch lecture videos and demonstrations covering a wide variety of subjects. Read more... (12/16/2006)
http://ocw.mit.edu


Sheppardpreschool Online Preschool Learning and Games at Sheppard Software
The mix of activities at Sheppard Preschool offers many hours of entertainment and wonderful learning opportunities for preschoolers. Subjects include animals, colors, numbers, letters and shapes. Read more... (09/12/2011)
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/preschool/preschool.htm


Ooo4kids OOo4kids – Open Office for Kids
OOo4Kids is a scaled down version of Open Office for. It has a simple interface and fewer features than Open Office. OOo4Kids is geared towards the 7 – 12 age groups. Read more... (12/29/2010)
http://wiki.ooo4kids.org/


Openteacher OpenTeacher- Improve Your Students Language Vocabulary Words
OpenTeacher allows language teachers to develop customized vocabulary tests for students. The application is very easy to set up and use, and the tests themselves exist as individual files. So, once a teacher has created and saved a language vocabulary words test, the teacher can then distribute the file to all students to take the test. Read more... (04/10/2012)
http://openteacher.org/


Paint-Net Paint DotNet - Free Photoshop Clone
This excellent free Photoshop-look-alike lets you edit and manipulate photos, or create digital art. It supports layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools Read more... (01/09/2006)
http://www.getpaint.net


Pbskids PBSKids.org - Play Online Games With Popular TV Characters
One of the most popular activities for toddlers who've been exposed to the Internet at an early age is the collection of PBS Kids online games over at PBSKids.org. There, kids will find games, music and coloring pages centered upon their favorite characters from popular PBS shows. Read more... (11/20/2009)
http://www.pbskids.org


Phet Phet - Interactive Science Simulations
The website http://phet.colorado.edu hosts a large number of java-based educational simulations teaching chemistry, physics, math, biology and earth science. Read more... (04/06/2009)
http://phet.colorado.edu


Playing-History Playinghistory.org - History Games, Interactives And Simulations
Playing History is a website that catalogs and rates the best free online history games and simulations. Browse through subjects such as American history, British history, ancient history or World War II. Read more... (10/16/2009)
http://playinghistory.org


Poisson-Rouge Poissonrouge.com - Games for Children
Poisson Rouge is an amazing site. It contains lots of free fun and educational games and activities for children (approx. 3-7 years old). It is also beautifully designed, and completely ad free! Highly recommended! Read more... (11/16/2006)
http://www.poissonrouge.com/


Powertab Power Tab - Free Guitar Tab Software for Teaching or Fun
The Power Tab Editor is freeware that lets you generate or compose any sort of music that you want. The music is portrayed on normal musical notation at the top, and tabular notation on the bottom. It allows you to write any kind of music that you like, and then it will play it back to you in MIDI format. Read more... (06/01/2010)
http://www.power-tab.net


Power-Research Powerofresearch.eu - Run Your Own Virtual Research Institute
The Power Of Research is a free online game where you follow the correct procedures of scientific research, develop your findings, publish your work and build up your reputation as one of the world's leading scientists. Read more... (03/08/2011)
http://www.powerofresearch.eu/


Primarygames Primarygames.com - A Fun, Free Place To Learn
Primarygames is an entertating site for teachers, parents, and kids featuring free educational games, coloring pages, virtual worlds, holiday activities, musical postcards and much more. You might find the animated ads a bit irritating, but there is still lots of great content here. Read more... (01/18/2010)
http://www.primarygames.com


Toon-Books Professorgarfield.org - Online Children's Books In English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese
The website professorgarfield.org offers free online online cartoon books in several languages. You can read the books on screen, or have them read out loud to you in English, French, Spanish, Russian or Mandarin. This is great for learning to read, or for learning foreign languages. Read more... (10/18/2010)
http://www.professorgarfield.org/toon_book_reader/index.html


Ptable ptable.com - Dynamic Periodic Table Of Elements
On the website ptable.com, you find a feature-rich interactive periodic table of elements created in XHTML. Each element links directly to a Wikpedia page that describes it in detail, including density, melting point, appearance, occurrence and much more. Read more... (05/12/2009)
http://www.ptable.com


Purposegames Purposegames.com - Create Image Quizzes
Purposegames is a website with serveral very good geography games, where you can learn about countries, capitals, mountains and rivers all over the world. This site is also very much a web 2.0-site, since users can add their own image quizzes to the site. Read more... (08/28/2007)
http://www.purposegames.com


Rapid-Typing Rapidtyping.com - Learn and Practice Typing
Fast typing is a skill that is extremely useful in life, although not all children get properly trained in typing. While many schools often try to offer typing to some degree, usually funding and resource limitations either limit or prevent typing classes. Read more... (05/03/2010)
http://www.rapidtyping.com/


Rekentest Rekentest - Free Educational Software To Practice Arithmetic Skills
RekenTest is an arithmetic quiz program that tests your skills in operations such as addition and subtraction, the multiplication tables, decimals, money problems, percentages and fractions. Read more... (09/24/2010)
http://www.4x4software.nl


Robomind Robomind - Program A Robot
In Robomind you can learn basic programming concepts by programming a robot which moves around on a map.RoboMind is completely free for both individual as well as educational and commercial use. Read more... (05/23/2007)
http://www.robomind.net/en/index.html


Roythezebra RoytheZebra.com: Guided Reading and Reading Games
RoytheZebra.com is a literacy website that includes free interactive reading games, stories, and resources to help emerging readers. The fun interactive reading games focus on early literacy concepts such as capital letters, high frequency words, alphabetical order and many more. Read more... (04/21/2009)
http://www.roythezebra.com


Sadlier-Oxford Sadlier-oxford.com - Enhancing Literacy With Phonics Games
For teachers, students and their parents, Sadlier-Oxford Phonics is one online resource where literacy education can be enhanced with fun and interactive phonics activities and games. Read more... (07/08/2010)
http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics


Sat-Preparation SAT Preparation - Free Quiz
This online flash quiz helps you build your English vocabulary in order to prepare for the SAT tests. The entire database can also be browsed and the words and definitions can be printed for off-line study. Read more... (03/22/2006)
http://www.sat-preparation.co.il/


Childsplay Schoolsplay.org - Free Educational Games
Childsplay is a suite of educational games for young children (approximately between 3 and 10 years old). Just like Gcompris, it is both freeware and open source, and is available for Linux as well as for Windows. Read more... (08/19/2006)
http://www.schoolsplay.org/


Scratch scratch.mit.edu - Let Kids Program Their Own Games and Animations
Scratch is a programming environment for beginners, where kids can use a simple programming syntax to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art, and share their creations on the web Read more... (06/06/2008)
http://scratch.mit.edu


Scrubclub Scrubclub.org - Learn How To Stop The Swine Flu
Scrubclub.org is a fun, interactive and educational website that uses music, games and quizzes to teach kids how to wash their hands properly. Proper handwashing is the best way to fight harmful germs and bacteria and prevent epidemics such as the swine flu. Read more... (10/09/2009)
http://www.scrubclub.org


Sebrans-Abc Sebran's ABC - Free ABC Games For Kids
Sebran's ABC is a freeware collection of 12 different activities for kids 4-9 years old. It includes counting games, a Hangman game, Memory games, typing games and much more. Read more... (11/29/2011)
http://www.wartoft.nu/software/sebran


Secretbuilders SecretBuilders.com: A Safe, Unique Virtual World for Children
SecretBuilders.com is a safe, unique virtual world for children ages 5 to 14 years old that lets children learn through stories and themes, quests, games and activities, videos, writings, and art. Read more... (10/08/2010)
http://secretbuilders.com/ref?id=EDUFREEWARE


Selingua Selingua - Learn Swedish, French, German and Spanish
Selingua is a vocabulary training program with extensive built-in dictionaries -- more than 2000 words in each of the following languages: English (both American and British), German, Spanish, French and Swedish. Read more... (08/21/2006)
http://www.wartoft.nu/software/selingua/


Selingua-Columns Selingua Columns - Learn Languages
Play a Tetris-style game and learn French, German, Spanish or Swedish! Selingua Columns is similar to the Tetris-like game Columns, but uses words instead of colors. Pieces fall down from the top - you rotate the pieces and try to match words that mean the same thing. Three different skins are included. Read more... (12/01/2005)
http://www.wartoft.nu/software/selingua-columns/


Selingua-Java Selingua In Java - Learn Vocabulary Online
Selingua In Java is a Java applet that helps you learn 2000 words in French, German, Spanish or Swedish or English (ESL). Read more... (10/31/2005)
http://www.wartoft.nu/software/selingua-java/


Semanda Semanda.com - Chinese Flashcards For Kids and Beginners
On Semanda.com, you can learn basic Mandarin vocabulary by using online illustrated flashcards. You can also test your knowledge by running a multiple chioce test. Read more... (11/30/2007)
http://www.semanda.com


Touch-Type Sense-lang.org - Free Touch Typing Practice
In this online typing exercise, you can either practice a text of your own choice, or choose between 15 different lessons. When you strike the wrong key, animation will show you where the key is and which finger to use. Read more... (02/15/2006)
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/


Seussville Seussville.com - Where Dr. Seuss Educates and Entertains
The website Seusville.com offers activities, printables, lesson plans, games and much more. If you love Dr. Seuss stories and books, you will love this educational and entertaining online resource. Read more... (09/13/2010)
http://www.seussville.com/


Sfskids sfskids.org - Fun Music Lab For Kids
On the free website sfskids.org, kids can learn about musical notation, tempo, rythm and much more. The can also find out more about instruments of the orchestra: string, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Read more... (04/26/2009)
http://www.sfskids.org


Sheppard-Math Sheppardsoftware.com - Fun Online Math Games for Grade School Kids
Online math games, like the ones that you'll find for free at Sheppard Software, provide a valuable opportunity for children to learn a great deal while they're having fun. The games at Sheppard Software are well written, interactive and very fun to play. Read more... (03/30/2010)
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm


Shidonni Shidonni.com Makes Drawings Come to Life!
Shidonni.com is an incredible interactive website for kids aged 4-10 that lets your child create animals, animate them, and so much more! Shidonni.com offers a great free service for children that allows them to express their creativity and imagination both at home and in the classroom. Read more... (03/17/2009)
http://www.shidonni.com


Keyboard Simple Keyboard Game
This simple but neat flash-based keyboard game from Big Brown Bear Software displays a keyboard, and hightlights a key for you to press. If it is correct, you gain a point, and if you are wrong, you lose a point. Read more... (05/02/2006)
http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/index.htm


Simutrans Simutrans: Try Your Hand at Transportation Simulation
Simutrans is a freeware and open-source transport simulation game similar to Transport Tycoon, Zoo Tycoon or Roller Coaster Tycoon where you must develop an impressive system that not only attracts paying customers, but also one that you can afford to maintain and grow over time. Read more... (01/11/2012)


Solveelec Solve Elec - Electrical circuits Analysis and Resolution
With Solve Elec you can draw and analyze electrical circuits functioning in direct current, get literal formulas and values for current intensities and voltages defined in the circuit and verify circuit related equations. Read more... (03/05/2007)
http://www.physicsbox.com/indexsolveelec2en.html


Sophia Sophia.org - The Social Network Based on Education and Learning
If you are enthusiastic about education, it's always nice to be around other people that feel the same way. For many people, education means being both a teacher and a student at the same time. This is the very reason Don Smithmier decided to create an innovative new educational social network called Sophia. Read more... (04/29/2011)
http://www.sophia.org


Souptoys SoupToys.com - Let Your Kids Play With Virtual Desktop Toys
Soup Toys takes the concept of physics and transforms it into a software tool that lets children (or children-at-heart) play around with objects that actually interact with the world around it in a manner that obeys all of the laws of physics. Read more... (01/03/2011)
http://www.souptoys.com


Spellingcity SpellingCity.com - Help Students Ace Their Spelling Tests
SpellingCity.com offers tools for both teachers and students that make the entire process of learning how to spell new words much easier and far more efficient. Read more... (08/04/2010)
http://www.spellingcity.com/


Spongelab Spongelab Biology - Build-A-Body and Learn Anatomy
The free online tool Build-A-Body on the Spongelab lets students piece together how the major parts of the human skeleton are connected together. In much the same way, they'll also see how the many parts of the human nervous system are connected together and work together as one entire system. Read more... (02/28/2012)
http://www.spongelab.com/slxdev/interactives/buildabody/en/whole/index.html


Sprout-Online SproutOnline.com - Exploring PBS Sprout with Your Toddler
SproutOnline.com is a website for preschoolers. It offers games, activities and projects that help young children to learn. Parents like Sprout Online because toddlers can understand how to use the site, and there are lots of activities that parents and young children can do together. Read more... (12/16/2009)
http://www.sproutonline.com


Starfall Starfall.com - Phonics And ABC Exercises Online
Starfall.com is a free on-line service that helps children learn to read. It includes a lot of ABC animations, animated interactive books and other reading exercises. There are also a lot of downloadable materials such as handouts for classroom use. They are also perfect for home schooling. The site is completely ad-free. Read more... (01/09/2012)
http://www.starfall.com


Statplanet StatPlanet - Interactive Data Visualization through Maps and Graphs
Statplanet is a free data visualization tool that lets you discover facts about world development using colored maps and graphs. Read more... (11/03/2008)
http://www.sacmeq.org/statplanet/


Stellarium Stellarium - A Free Planetaruim
Stellarium is a free open source planetarium. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Read more... (08/25/2006)
http://www.stellarium.org/


Stykz Stykz - Free Stick Animation Software
Stick animations are a fun and simple way to create your own stories in pictures. Add people, animals, letters and objects and move and bend them a little in each frame, and with very little effort you have built an entire movie! Read more... (07/02/2009)
http://www.stykz.net


Sumdog Sumdog.com - Free Numeracy Games For Students Aged 9-13
The free games on the new website sumdog.com lets you practice addition, subtraction, times tables and division, as well as more difficult subjects such as sequences and square roots. They can be played against the computer, or against a real online opponent. Read more... (03/11/2010)
http://www.sumdog.com


Teach2000 Teach2000 - Learn Vocabulary
Teach 2000 is a vocabulary trainer that helps you memorize words in foreign languages, using multiple-chioce questions and flashcards. Images and speech can be associated with each word. Read more... (11/24/2006)
http://teach2000.memtrain.com/


Teachertube Teachertube.com - Educational Videos and Lesson Plans
Teachertube is a video sharing website similar to Youtube, where users can upload educational videos and lesson plans. Read more... (12/15/2008)
http://www.teachertube.com


Seterra Test Geography Knowledge with the Seterra Geography Tutor Software
Seterra is an interesting Windows-based application that makes geography more interesting for students, and presents geographic facts to students in a format that is easier to remember. It is offered as a free map quiz game, but it actually serves as a useful educational tool for both the classroom and the home. Read more... (09/26/2011)
http://www.seterra.net


Thatquiz Thatquiz.org - Create Online Math Exams And Tests
Thatquiz.org is an online assessment tool useful for teachers and home schoolers. It can be used with any subject, but is especially useful for math practice and testing.Teachers can create individualized tests, or access a public test library. Read more... (08/03/2009)
http://www.thatquiz.org


Blobz The Blobz Guide - Teach Simple Electronic Circuits To Children
The Blobz guide takes the sort of simple electronic circuits that electrical engineering students first learn about, and presents them in a fun and entertaining way for a much younger audience. Read more... (03/01/2012)
http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/guide.html


Thegreatplantescape The Great Plant Escape - Teach Kids Plant Science
The Great Plant Escape is an interactive website that teaches plant science using mystery cases that students must solve. It was created by the University of Illinois Extension for fourth and fifth grade students. Read more... (06/02/2008)
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/


Thecolor Thecolor.com - Free Online Coloring Sheets
The website Thecolor.com has hundereds of online coloring pages for kids to color. The finished paintings can be printed or emailed a friend, or you can print out the uncolored pages to color by hand. Read more... (01/23/2009)
http://www.thecolor.com


Thinking-Blocks Thinking Blocks - Help Kids Model Their Math Problems
The website Thinking Blocks takes the concept of math blocks and uses them to help kids advance to new levels of understanding with math problems involving addition, multiplication, fractions and more. Read more... (10/31/2011)
http://www.thinkingblocks.com/


Timez-Attack Timez Attack - Learn Multiplication
Chase dangerous monsters, wind your way through dark tunnels - all while you learn your multiplication! Timez Attack is a first person shooter game where you use math to fight your opponents instead of weapons! Read more... (06/25/2011)
http://www.bigbrainz.com/index.php?PARTNER=edufree


Timtim Timtim.com - Free Online Coloring Pages and Clipart
Timtim.com is a free clipart collection of drawings for children, teachers, parents, schools, churches, charities, and private individuals in need of images for coloring, decorating, greeting cards, or learning for non-commercial projects. The site also has a great online coloring book. Read more... (06/22/2010)
http://www.timtim.com/coloring/drawing/


Tipp10 Tipp10 - Free Typing Tutor Software to Learn How to Type
Tipp10 is a simple but effective free typing tutor. It logs and analyzes a whole list of very detailed information that can help you understand where you're making most of your mistakes and how you can improve. Read more... (04/21/2011)
http://www.tipp10.com/en


Toytheater Toytheater.com - Music, Art, Reading Math and Games for Kids!
Toytheater.com is an interactive website for kids with lots of activites. For example, you will find the Animation Station, where children can draw their own animated drawings, and the Composer, where kids compose and play their own music. Read more... (03/19/2009)
http://www.toytheater.com


Tutpup Tutpup.com: Online Spelling and Math Competitions
Tutpup.com is a free educational website that allows kids to play timed math or spelling games against competitors from around the world- in real time! Tutpup.com is geared toward children ages 5 to 14, and it also has great potential for use in the classroom. Read more... (01/24/2009)
http://www.tutpup.com


Tux-Math Tux Math Command - A Cool Math Game For Kids
Playing Tux of Math Command, kids will be motivated to memorize the correct answers to math questions so that they can achieve higher levels in the game and get their name in the top score list. Another nice feature kids will love - the graphics are pretty cool too. Read more... (10/04/2011)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/tuxmath


Tuxmathscrabble Tux Math Scrabble
Tux Math Scrabble is a free math game for kids that is similar to the board game Scrabble, but uses numbers instead of letters. Kids get to compete against the animated penguin Tux. Read more... (11/15/2006)
http://new.asymptopia.org/staticpages/index.php/NewTuxMathScrabble


Tux-Type Tux Typing - Typing For Children
Tux Typing provides an action-filled experience for kids who want to learn how to type. In the various exercises, letters or words come falling down from space. The task is to type them as quick as possible, earning the highest score with the most typed. Read more... (01/12/2006)
http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxtype/index.php


Typeracer Typeracer.com - Online Typing Race
At Typeracer.com, you are matched against random human opponents, and you race to see who is the fastest typist. Typeracers is available both online and as a Facebook application. Read more... (02/02/2009)
http://play.typeracer.com/


Typing-Tutors Typing Tutors
This is a good list of links to the best shareware and freeware typing tutors. Read more... (12/30/2005)
http://typingsoft.com/all_typing_tutors.htm


Typingweb Typingweb.com - Free Typing Lessons
Typingweb.com is a free online keyboarding tutorial that helps you learn proper typing technique and increase your typing speed. No registration or download is required to use Typingweb. Read more... (06/05/2009)
http://www.typingweb.com


Watchknow Watchknow.org - Free Educational Video Wiki
Watchknow.org is a huge, user-edited directory of quality educational videos for kids ages 3-18, categorized by subject and age. Currently, more than 12 000 videos are included. Read more... (12/08/2009)
http://www.watchknow.org


Autismgames Whizkidgames.com - Teaching Autistic Children Life Skills
The educational needs for autistic children are very unique, and the need to teach such children about important life skills is a critical part of their development. Thankfully, there is now a free resource called WhizKidGames.com that makes that job a lot easier. Read more... (08/16/2010)
http://www.whizkidgames.com


Wiglingtonandwenks Wiglingtonandwenks.com - A Wonderful Virtual World for Kids
Wiglington and Wenks is a new virtual world for kids to explore, learn and play, in an online environment reminscent of the popular Club Penguin world. However, what other children's communities lack in variety and features, Wiglington and Wenks offers. In this very cute and magical world, children learn that half the fun of going on an adventure is meeting new people along the way. Read more... (01/31/2010)
http://www.wiglingtonandwenks.com/play/


Wikipedia Wikipedia.org - The Greatest Free Online Encyclopedia
Wikipedia is an excellent multilingual, online encyclopedia compiled by a distributed network of volunteers from all around the world. Read more... (12/15/2007)
http://www.wikipedia.org


Visiblebody Visiblebody.com - View The Human Body In 3D
On the free Visiblebody.com website, you can examine the human body in detail. Inspect the skeleton, muscles, the heart, the lungs, the skin and much more. Registration is required. Read more... (01/08/2009)
http://www.visiblebody.com/


Wolfram Wolfram.com - Explore Graphical Interactive Demonstrations
The Wolfram.com project is a library of interactive demonstrations offered in the form of very impressive, interactive video-like applications. Subjects include mathematics, computation, physics, engineering and more. Read more... (05/13/2011)
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com


Wordweb WordWeb - A Free Dictionary Program for Kids or Adults
WordWeb is a free tool that you can install on any of your home computers or your laptop, and it provides you with a powerful tool for looking up words, finding synonyms and more. Best of all, WordWeb can handle a number of different languages, which is more than many paid dictionaries offer. Read more... (05/24/2010)
http://wordweb.info/free/


Writingfun Writing Fun - Use Text Organizers
The website Writing Fun helps students organize their writing using text organizers and a simple word processor. Examples and printables are provided with each organizer. Read more... (11/01/2008)
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/writingfun/writingfun.html


Mathsdictionary www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com - A Maths Dictionary for Kids
This colorful online math dictionary for children explains key math terms and concepts in a simple, straightforward manner. Read more... (11/12/2008)
http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com


Bbc-Languages www.bbc.co.uk/languages - Learn a Foreign Language
BBC languages is a web portal for anyone interested in learning or improving upon a new language. The portal covers about 36 languages and includes comprehensive areas that offer courses, foreign language television, learning games, references like photographs and crosswords, and even an entire area devoted to foreign language teachers and tutors. Read more... (06/17/2010)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/


Classtools www.classtools.net - Build Your Own Quiz Games
The website classtool.net lets you create fun quiz games using your own questions or word lists. Practice your skill in any subject playing Flash arcade games such as Manic, Miner and Word Shoot. Read more... (05/20/2008)
http://www.classtools.net/


Dositey www.dositey.com - Math and English for K-8
On the Dositey educational website, you will find interactive lessons (written in Flash) and free printable worksheets for maths and English. Read more... (02/05/2006)
http://www.dositey.com


Knowledge-Bears www.kbears.com - Free Interactive Online World
In the huge, free, aminated interactive online world of Knowledge Bears you can explore countries around the world, learn about animals and dinosaurs, learn about the greenhouse effect and much more! Read more... (02/16/2006)
http://www.kbears.com


Literacy-Center www.literacycenter.net - Basic Reading and Counting
At the free website www.literacycenter.net, you will find a good collection of online basic reading and counting activities that teach shapes, keyboard, letters, numbers etc. Read more... (11/02/2005)
http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm#


Music-Theory www.musictheory.net - Music Theory Online
This is a great site that teaches you all aspects of musical theory in a series of Flash-based lessons. Learn about notes, clefs, scales and much more. The web site and all exercises and lessons are created by Ricci Adams. (Thanks, Ricci!) Read more... (12/30/2005)
http://www.musictheory.net/


Chemistry-Exercises www.sheppardsoftware.com - Free Online Chemistry Exercises
This excellent site contains several free games for learning the chemical elements and symbols of the periodic table. Read more... (11/23/2005)
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Elementsgames.htm


Geography-Exercises www.sheppardsoftware.com - Free Online Geography Exercises
Have fun learning the countries, capitals, and geography around the world with these free online exercises and games. Exercises for all parts of the world are available: Europe, Asia, Oceania, USA etc. Written in Flash and runs in full-screen mode. Read more... (11/23/2005)
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm


Tux-Paint www.tuxpaint.org - Free Drawing Software for Kids
Tux Paint is a free drawing program for kids which, can run both in full-screen mode and in a window. It has a configuration section with many options, and supports a variety of different languages. Read more... (11/25/2011)
http://www.tuxpaint.org/


Yenka Yenka.com - A Math and Science Tutoring Lab Right On Your Desktop
Please note: Yenka is free for home use only
Yenka is a highly interactive, visual application that teaches students fundamental concepts in mathematics, science, technology and computing. Read more... (11/22/2010)
http://www.yenka.com/


Zondle Zondle.com - Fun Learning Games For Kids That Teachers Can Customize
Zondle is a website where teachers can go to actually create custom games that teach kids with questions and answers integrated into a game environment. Read more... (07/13/2011)
http://www.zondle.com


Zoodles Zoodles.com: Internet Browser and Virtual Toybox for Kids
Zoodles.com is a simple, safe, and free web browser for young children, created by a team of educational professionals with your child's Internet safety in mind. Kids love the Zoodles browser because it offers them a virtual toybox full of educational, entertaining sites that are age- and interest-specific. Read more... (10/26/2009)
http://www.zoodles.com/





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