Collegiate Lower School


New Links

Cat in the Hat Can Map This and That
Google Maps
Map Symbol Concentration
Star-Spangled Banner (the interactive flag @National Museum of American History)

Animals and Insects
1st Grade Lesson Links  
Animals Have Adventures Too! Read about Beatrice the Bee, Captain Rabbit, The Perils of Polina & Emily's Bluebird!
Butterflies: On the Wings of Freedom A THINKQUEST winning website created by children at a Queens, NY elementary school.
Dinosuar Train Click on the field guide to learn about different dinosaurs or have fun watching some of the great videos here!
Duck Research Websites

All About Ducks
Mallard Ducks - Ducts Unlimited
Mallard Ducks - NationalGeographic for Kids

Insect Research Home Page These research pages were made special for you by your teachers!
Journey North

"Journey North begins in February when the monarchs are at their winter refuge deep in central Mexico. The monarch's unique winter habitat is found on only 12 mountaintops on the planet, and the monarch's story is one of nature's most incredible examples of adaptation and survival."

Kids Farm A wonderful place to learn about farm animals.
Kid Wings Site was created to help children better understand and appreciate the birds around us.  
Let's Talk About Insects This website will teach you all about insects! It also has some fun activities to do when youare finished viewing the slide show.
Famous People
George Washington Read about George Washington at the White House website.
Timeline of George Washington's Life How much do you know about George Washington? Look at the timeline and then take the quiz!
Just For Fun
ArtPad Draw a picture, add a frame and click to see your picture animated.
Purpose Games Find many great games here!
Richmond SPCA A special place!
Welcome to Seussville Go to the playground to play some fun games!
Wildlife Puzzles Great fun!
Language Arts
PicLits Choose a picture and then either drag words into it or write something about it.
Picture Match Play games to learn about beginning letter sounds and short or long vowel sounds.
Starfall Lots of fun stories and riddles to read here!
Tumble Books Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated that you can acess via the Henrico County Public Library. There you can find talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
Vocabulary Games Have fun learning about words!
AAAMath Many games and activities for all levels.
Everyday Math Online Play the popular games from the Everyday Mathematics Program.
Fun Brain Kids Center Online math games for grades 1-8 with varying levels of difficulty.
Grapher Create and label a bar graph here.
Illuminations: Ten Frames The four games that can be played with this applet help to develop counting and addition skills.
IXL So much math, so little time!
A Maths Dictionary for Kids An animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explians over 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language.
NumberNut Enough math will make anyone nutty ;-)
McGraw Hill Mathematics Fact Dash and other fun math acticities can be found here.
One Hen Learn how one small loan made a big difference.
Paint Brush Math Connecting art & math.
Rainforest Maths Interactive mathematics activities for K - 6 students!
New! Sheppard Software Fabulous site with math games and activities for K-4 in all areas of math.
Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving View the slideshow here to see what this first "Turkey Day" might have looked like.
Polar Region
Antarctica Pictures Visit Cam and her research team in the winter of 2003.
Arctic Pictures View pictures taken from the U.S.S. Honolulu submarine while it was in the Arctic Circle.
Penguin Slide Show You will learn a lot about penguins here.
Penguins are interesting birds! Read about how penguins bodies help them to survive.
Polar Research Home Page Click here to learn about seals, penguins or polar bears.
StoryLine Online This site has movie and TV stars reading children's books aloud.
Story Time

Get out your headphones and click here to listen to stories!

Tumble Books Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated that you can acess via the Henrico County Public Library. There you can find talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

Stop the Clock - .Level 1

Match up analog and digital times.
Stop the Clock ....Level 2 Once you can tell time pretty well, try moving up to Level 2!
Stop the Clock ....Level 3 This one is really hard! If you can match up level 3 times you must be great at telling time!
Bembo's Zoo Click on a letter to see a zoo animal that begins w/that sound.
Building Language for Literacy Meet Lena, the naming newt, Leo, the letter-loving lobster, and Reggie, the rhyming rhino.
Make a Word How many words can you make?
Road Hog's Wild Ride Drive your "road hog" over the correct letters to spell the word! Press "S" to turn the sound off!
Spelling City "the ultimate online spelling program"
PBS Vocabulary Games Many to choose from!
Word Magnets Move the "word magnets" around to see how many sentences you can make to describe the picture.

First Grade Bookmarks