44 First Grade Websites That Tie into Classroom Lessons

These are my 62 favorite first-grade websites. I sprinkle them in throughout the year, adding several each week to the class internet start page, deleting others. I make sure I have 3-4 each week that integrate with classroom lesson plans, 3-4 that deal with technology skills and a few that simply excite students about tech in education.

Here’s the list:

  1. Aesop Fables—no ads
  2. Audio stories—read by actors
  3. Audio stories—speakaboos
  4. Tech Curriculum--1st gradeAlphabetic order
  5. Build a Neighborhood
  6. Breathing earth– the environment
  7. Brown Bear Typing
  8. Childhood Stories
  9. Classic fairy tales
  10. Clifford
  11. Clocks
  12. Clocks II
  13. Comic Builder
  14. Create a story
  15. Dino Fossils then and now
  16. Edugames at PBS
  17. Edugames from BBC
  18. Egyptian Madlibs
  19. Fairy Tales and Fables
  20. Games that make you think
  21. Geography—find msg around the world
  22. Greece-Rome—Winged Sandals
  23. Make Believe Comix
  24. Math Games
  25. Math/LA Videos by grade level
  26. Mighty Book
  27. Money flashcards
  28. Money—counting
  29. Mouse skillsMr. Picasso Head
  30. Museum of Modern Art
  31. My Online Neighborhood
  32. Number concepts
  33. Number Order
  34. Online typing practice
  35. Pharaoh’s Tomb Game
  36. Science websites
  37. Shapes, colors, letters, numbers
  38. Starfall
  39. Stories for children
  40. Stories from PBS
  41. The Magic Schoolbus
  42. Where is Santa?
  43. Wild on Math—simple to use
  44. Word games—k-2

Do you have any to add?

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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Author: Jacqui
Welcome to my virtual classroom. I've been a tech teacher for 15 years, but modern technology offers more to get my ideas across to students than at any time in my career. Drop in to my class wikis, classroom blog, our internet start pages. I'll answer your questions about how to teach tech, what to teach when, where the best virtual sites are. Need more--let's chat about issues of importance in tech ed. Want to see what I'm doing today? Click the gravatar and select the grade.

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