Educational Links


There are numerous websites that you can go to with your child while at home. Here are a few good websites, many of which we use at Borton. is an expansive reading website that progresses from basic letter sounds to reading short stories. is a reading website used by a number of the teachers at Borton. Each classroom have a login, and each student has an account. has math and literacy games for grades K-5. (The website has advertising.)

Mrs. Miller’s Room Mrs. Miller is our math specialist at Borton, and her website has a lot of links and resources for 3rd to 5th grades.

Dance Mat Typing is a keyboarding tutorial with silly animated characters. (It’s from the BBC, so the characters have British accents.) We use this to get kids started on touch typing.

Storyline Online has a collection videos of books being read.

Borton Library Catalog (from school computers)
Borton Library Catalog (from home computers) has multiplication games and resources.

Math Magician Multiplication

Cool Math Games has a lot of games which reinforce math skills.

Cool Math 4 Kids is more math and less games.

We Give Books has a collection of free online books.

Kiddle Web Search for Kids

PBS Kids has sites and games based on many of its TV shows. They’re educational and fun.

Funbrain has simple graphical games involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, spelling, and shapes games. Warning: there are pop-up advertisements.

Poptropica is a virtual world in which kids explore and play.

Spelling City has literacy and spelling games.

Write an “I Am” Poem

Crossword Puzzle Maker



National Council of Teachers of Mathematics — resources for parents and families to help students learn math.

DIBELS Interventions Electrified — A set of links to various basic literacy games, assembled by a school in Delaware.

Super Teacher Worksheets — worksheets for teachers

The Little Animals Activity Center Each of the six animals teaches something in a cute and mischievous way.

The Scholastic website for kids (they are a book publisher for kids) has games for your children.

Science Toymaker Spinners, rubber-band powered airplanes, water rockets, and more. Easily make simple toys at home.

StarChild - A Learning Center for Young Astronomers This is NASA’s page for kids, with information about the solar system, and space. It has buttons which read the text aloud, which helps beginning readers.

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum — Official site of the Desert Museum

Kahoot! Game-based digital learning platform (Teacher login)

Spanish Song Links