Guest Author - Alissa Moy
Finding safe and educational websites that your preschooler still thinks is fun can be a challenge. Here is a list of wonderful websites, many of them little known, that your preschooler will learn from and love:
This site is loaded with tons of Kindergarten level educational games. From math to Reading to Nutrition, this site has it all!
A Houghton-Mifflin site, this web gem is perfect for emergent readers.
Fine motor skills practice, educational shapes games and more can be found at
Older preschoolers who are starting to read will enjoy the ABC order train game on Learning Planet-
Pick apples and discover more math games with your favorite PBS Kids characters-
Tried and True, the Sesame Street site cannot be beat. There is a plethora of educational games that are delivered in a safe and enjoyable way!
Spelling, telling time and matching are only a few of the fun games your child will love, and learn from, too!
Apps cannot be forgotten! Many parents have a portable I-Pad to encourage their preschoolers to do some learning on the go. Visit the website Appitic by Apple, www.appitic.com/index.php?option=com_sobi2&catid=90&Itemid=65 and check out their list of popular and educational preschool apps for your I- Pad. Consider an eco friendly app, too- Green Quest- www.itunes.apple.com/us/app/green-quest/id386593368?mt=8
The Green Quest App is appropriate for older preschoolers who have some basic reading down. The activities are fun and environmentally educational.
However you choose to incorporate the digital world into your preschooler's life be sure to be responsible and monitor not only your child's amount of time spent online, but also the content he or she is learning from.