Below are links to Web sites from across the country that provide additional resources, contacts and educational tools and tips. Some websites also include information on parent organizations and educational learning sites. Click here for Web links on safety, health and nutrition or here for additional education resources for families.
AmericaReads: What Can You Do?
Through this Web site, the U.S. Department of Education offers tips and strategies to encourage literacy development in young children.
Developed by the Home Safety Council, these interactive games with Rover the Home Safety Hound teach children about staying safe around the house.
National Institute for Literacy
Look here for free articles and publications on how parents and families can help their children learn to read and improve their reading skills.
National Wildlife Federation
This site provides wildlife and conservation-related coloring pages, games, book reviews, science activities and recipes for children and their families. Parents can sign up to receive the free monthly Backyard Buddies e-newsletter.
PBS Kids and PBS Parents
The Public Broadcasting system offers these two sites with information on child development and interactive learning games for children and families.
Reading Rockets offers strategies and tools for parents, families and teachers to help children improve their reading skills.
U.S. Department of Education Tips for Parents
This federal site provides a comprehensive resource for parents and families on how to help their children succeed in school.