Games and Educational Sites

Finding online learning that is a good fit for your particular child is usually more than a click away. Do not be discouraged if the first few your child tries do not seem worth it! There are plenty of others. Those provided here are just a start. 

Scroll for typing resources!! 

Looking for games that teach kids about digital citizenship? See our Online Safety Tips page.

Lynne Murray, PTA Technology Consultant

General Interest 

MCPS Homework Resources - great for year-round!

ABCya Cookie FunBrain
 Game Classroom Gamequarium National Geographic Kids
PBS Kids Quiz Hub  BBC Bitesize

Reading & Writing

Starfall Scholastic Spelling City

Book Adventure 

Bookshare (online library)

Natural Readers (listen to text)

Pottermore (based on Harry Potter)

Ultimate Word Games (all ages, including adult)



CoolMath Figure This! Fun4theBrain

Math Cats

Math is Fun Math-Play
Math Playground
BedTime Math   


Typing Class - mostly aimed at Grade 3 and up

Typing Club (on school Chromebooks) Sense-Lang Tutorial  Typing Pal
Typing.Com Learn to Type Efficiently - site w/many links.    

Keyboarding Games - all ages

ABCya Games  Sense-Lang Games Dance Mat
Fun to Type Games E-learning for Kids


Favorite Apps by Grade

Kindergarten: See Wood Acres ES page

Grade 1: See Wood Acres ES page

Grade 2: Typing Club, Prodigy

Grade 3: Typing Club, Online Dictionary, ProdigyMonster Math, Powtoon

Grade 4: Typing Club, 2048, Prodigy

Grade 5: Typing Club, Prodigy







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