Weekend Website #72: 62 Favorite 1st Grade Websites

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1st Grade


General academic


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. Alphabet—Kerpoof Letters
  5. Alphabetic order
  6. American Symbols
  7. Build a Neighborhood
  8. Breathing earth– the environment
  9. Brown Bear Typing
  10. Childhood Stories
  11. Classic fairy tales
  12. Clifford
  13. Clocks
  14. Clocks II
  15. Comic Builder
  16. Create a story
  17. Dino Fossils then and now
  18. Drag and drop skills
  19. Edugames at PBS
  20. Edugames from BBC
  21. Egyptian Madlibs
  22. Fairy Tales and Fables
  23. Games that make you think
  24. Geography—find msg around the world
  25. Greece-Rome—Winged Sandals
  26. Groundhog Day
  27. Hangman
  28. Healthy food game
  29. Internet safety
  30. Kerpoof
  31. Keyboarding—Hyper Spider Typing
  32. Kid’s videos
  33. Make a Face
  34. Make Believe Comix
  35. Make your own Story
  36. Make another story
  37. Map game
  38. Math Games
  39. Math/LA Videos by grade level
  40. Mighty Book
  41. Money flashcards
  42. Money—counting
  43. Mouse skillsMr. Picasso Head
  44. Museum of Modern Art
  45. Music with Hands
  46. My Online Neighborhood
  47. Number concepts
  48. Number Order
  49. Online typing practice
  50. Pharaoh’s Tomb Game
  51. Plants—life cycle
  52. Puzzle
  53. Science websites
  54. Shapes, colors, letters, numbers
  55. Starfall
  56. Stories for children
  57. Stories from PBS
  58. Talking Pets
  59. The Magic Schoolbus
  60. Where is Santa?
  61. Wild on Math—simple to use
  62. Word games—k-2

Do you have any to add?

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.