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Every parent wants their child to exceed in school. Starting young is the best way to ensure success in the future. Here's a list of websites that can help your children from grades Pre-K to 5 to get a head start and advance in their early studies.

Starfall (Pre-K – K) A free public service to teach children to read with phonics. The systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.

PBS Kids (Pre-K - K) Play hundreds of fun educational kids games with PBS KIDS favorites such as Curious George, Elmo, Super Why, The Cat in the Hat and many more! Popular games include: Puzzle games, counting, letters, coloring, dress up games, animal games, science games, dinosaur games and more!

EdHelper (Pre-K – 5) Math, Reading Comprehension, Themes, Lesson Plans, and Printable Worksheets. Subscription required. Also includes modules for Middle School and High School students.

Sheppard Software (Pre-K – 5) Hundreds of educational games, activities, quizzes, articles and more, for kids and everyone to use online - and free! Our favorite: Great math games!Interactive USA Map jigsaw puzzle!

Funbrain (Pre-K – 5) FunBrain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages. (math, grammar, science, spelling, history. Arcade games on Math, Reading, Fun, Playground).

BBC Education (Pre-K – 5) Come and play in my Dynatastic jam packed with games, quizzes, history, science. DynaMo helps Parents too! Practical support and information to help you and your child learn together.

Toon University (Pre-K – 5) Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science Games. Some games are free, others require membership. Also includes modules for Middle students.

Sprout Online (Pre-K – 5) With coloring pages, games, craft ideas, fun activities and more that feature all your favorite Sprout friends, Sprout Online is the website for preschoolers and their families to share together.

DLTK (Pre-K – 5) DLTK's Crafts for Kids features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and more including projects for holidays, educational themes and some of our children's favorite cartoon characters. (K – 5) Provides free math worksheets, free math games, grammar quizzes and free phonics worksheets and games. Worksheets and games are organized by grades and topics. These printable math and phonics worksheets are auto generated. Also includes modules for Middle School and High School students.

Study Island (K – 5) Study Island is a leading provider of affordable, easy-to-use, web-based standards mastery products. Web-based instruction, practice, assessment and reporting built from YOUR state‘s standards. Rigorous academic content that is both fun and engaging. Research-based with proven results for all students. Membership required. Also includes modules for Middle School and High School students.

Fun Trivia (K – 5) Explore our 100,000 trivia quizzes, 200 challenges, daily/hourly trivia tournaments, and much more! Topics include: Animals, Geography, History, Literature, People, Sci / Tech, Sports and Word. NJ Kids favorites: great Bill of Rights and USA State quizzes to practice. Also includes modules for Middle School and High School students.

Harcourt School Publishers -- The Learning Site (1 – 5) A site that blends interactive learning for kids in grades K-8 with resources for teachers and parents -- all to complement Harcourt School publications. Resources and games on Reading, Language Arts, Spelling, Math, Social Studies, Science, Health and Art.

The Great Martini Company (K – 5) Mr. Martini's Classroom supplements academic instruction. It provides opportunities to practice arithmetic and to reinforce math facts. The focus of Mr. Martini's Classroom is on elementary arithmetic and math practice. Topics include counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, inequalities, fractions, decimals, exponents, radicals, negative numbers, and percentages. Also includes modules for Middle School and High School students.

AAA Math (K – 5) Math games for Kindergarten to 8th grade.

The Online Learning Guidebook (K – 5) As online education continues to grow, many schools are making online education a major part of their curriculum. To help students understand this trend, the online guide also includes a detailed breakdown of online learning methods and technologies, as well as information on how to identify quality online schools or programs. Also includes modules for Middle School and High School students.

Don't forget to check your kids' school and their teacher's website for more fun and educational website!!