Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Online Resources for Mentors, Parents and Others

Preview of some of the many online tools which mentors, parents, teachers, children and others can use.  They are all posted on the Oklahoma City University Intergenerational Computer Lab's website.  Note the wide variety of audiences and resources. 

Notice the topics from the Resources for Children section.
Homework Help
Fun Sites
Funbrain games A large selection of games for children
Tiny Planet Games related to technology and nature
Coloring Coloring pages of 100 animals every child should know according to author and illustrator Jim Arnosky
Angelina Ballerina Angelina, the beloved mouse ballerina
Art Attack! Fun art projects to make!
The Berenstain Bears Visit your favorite bears — the Berenstain bears, of course!
Magic School Bus! Take a ride on the Magic School Bus and read stories, play games and much more.
Planet Orange Need to know what to do with your allowance? Check out this Children's Guide to Money
Play Checkers No one to play checkers with? You can play a game online!
Dinosaurs For the dinosaur lover—fun facts, quizzes and activities
Crayola Craft ideas from Crayola's website
Travel to Wonderland with Alice An interactive adventure with Alice!
American Girls Join Felicity, Molly, Josephina, Kisten, Kaya and others for web games and activities, featuring American Girl characters and the American Girl magazine.
The Kidz Page Hundreds of free kids games, puzzles, activities, coloring pages, clip art& more for children, parents, teachers... Kids of all ages are invited toplay!
Some of the topic headings listed under the "Teen Center" section:
For Teens
Teen Central  Find out "whassup" with people you can relate to at the help-line website for teens by teens. The leading online community for teenage girls