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The sites on this page contain teacher/parent resources including lesson plans, articles and/or craft projects.

Reading Rockets – “Teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle”

Disney Family – Provides creative ideas, subjects include art and crafts, parties, recipes and travel.

Fun Lesson Plans – Contains preschool lesson plans, kindergarten themes and reading lesson plans for grades 4-8.

Get Ready to Read – In both English and Spanish this site provides online games and preschool learning activities.

Jon’s Homeschool Resource Page – Answers to homeschooling questions, plus many resources.

Zero to Three – Information on infants and toddlers.

Let’s Move – Nationwide campaign to solve childhood obesity

Preschool Express – Preschool Activities and Ideas for Teachers, Parents and Grandparents.

Family Education Network – Advice about how to help children learn.

Gamequariums – Hundreds of learning games & activities for Pre-school through grade 6.

Ready at five – Tip sheets and activity calendar for parents to support early literacy.

Reading is fundamental – Ways for parent to build a child’s early literacy skills.

Helping kids learn to read and succeed – Information, activities, and advice for Spanish-speaking parents. Concentrates on school-age children.

Research on early childhood development from Talaris Institute

Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development: Play Based Learning 

Hour of Code – Activities to develop coding skills in children.  Some activities require a log-in.


Please Note: These pages contain links to non-library sponsored remote services. The Westchester Public Library and its employees are not responsible for the content, reliability or availability of these services.

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