Resources

Resources for Kids

ABCya!

Make learning fun with these educational computer games for kids in subjects such as math, language arts and typing.

BBC Primary History

This history site is optimal for primary grades to explore a basic but interactive introduction to a few periods in history.

Boredom Busters: Kids Games

Non-Internet options for interactive fun for kids!

Discovery Kids

Explore games and educational videos about animals, nature and science.

Interland

This internet game, created by ConnectSafely and Google, is a fun way to help kids learn about internet safety, privacy and security. More information on the “Be Internet Awesome” program can be found here.

PBS Kids

Learn more about the awesome PBS Kids shows by playing games and reading storybooks.

 

Resources for Families and Teachers

Guide to Internet Safety

The Connecticut Office of the Victim Advocate has put together a brochure with information on how to keep you and your child safe while using the Internet.

Guide to Living Bully Free

The Connecticut Office of the Victim Advocate has put together a brochure outlining ways to identify bullies and victims of bullying, plus tips for keeping your child and community safe.

Making Bristol Better

The School Readiness Council and the Bristol Early Childhood Alliance provides helpful resources and links for families and childcare providers.

PBS Parents

A source for educational games and activities inspired by PBS Kids programs. Also provides information on child development and early learning.

Reach Out and Read

Reach out and Read incorporates books into pediatric care. This initiative stresses the importance of reading aloud to children and provides a variety of helpful early literacy resources for parents and medical providers.

StoryBlocks

StoryBlocks is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to model to parents, caregivers, and educators some songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood. Each video clip includes helpful early literacy tips to increase caregivers’ understanding of child development and pre-literacy needs.