Fun Reading List Links
2023 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees (Grades 2-3)
2023 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees (Grades 4-6)
TrueFlix is an online, 100% nonfiction literacy resource that leverages Scholastic’s award-winning True Book series with related video content. Students build knowledge of subject-area content through paired videos and e-books while sharpening important literacy skills.
“Learning to Read, Reading to Learn” ensures a positive and rewarding experience using animated classic storybooks to delight early learners while sparking curiosity into the paired nonfiction text for deeper discovery. Test new knowledge w/ “Puzzlers” to build comprehension, vocabulary and literacy skills. 1000+ websites for additional reading practice! Discover the excitement and joy of reading by hearing written language read aloud. A great way for children to learn to use their minds.
100s of videos for grades pre-K to 3, in English and Spanish. Builds knowledge on all curriculum topics. Expands vocabulary across the content areas Engages and inspire children with real-world footage. Presents concepts that are developmentally-appropriate. Supports ELL, Spanish-speaking students, and beginning readers
A rich database of teaching resources for every subject, Grades Pre-K to 8. Previously known as “Printables,” the revamped website features printables, lessons, mini-books, etc. to help educators plan the school year.
Dr. Seuss’s Seussville!
Fun games based on Dr. Seuss stories.
Great Website for Kids from the American Library Association
Kid’s Federal Government Access Page
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Sports news, games, cartoons, and fantasy leagues.
Valley Area Playgrounds
Adults, Young Adults and Children of all ages are encouraged to view this comprehensive map of area playgrounds:
Active Valley CT
This guide features low-cost and no-cost physical activity resources in the Lower Naugatuck Valley communities of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Oxford, Seymour, and Shelton.
Valley Boys & Girls Club
Centered around helping members become well-rounded children and young adults. Every day they provide a wealth of programs and activities to prepare members for real-world success. By focusing on academics, health & fitness, leadership & service, the children & youth served are better prepared to graduate high school and thrive as adults, who contribute to their communities and their nation.