Links for Parents & Kids

Links for Parents:

Check out my NEW WEBSITE on positive parenting, soon to have lots of nifty content to help parents cope with common child-rearing issues and concerns. Bookmark it and check back soon!

Nice site with tips and ideas for parenting, children's health, school, things to do and more at Kidspot.

More Poetry Sites for Kids!.....

Andrea Shavick's wonderful site has oodles of poems by her as well as by children! She also does author visits to schools for kids of all ages! (UK)

Angela Yardy has a well indexed and cross-referenced slew of funny poems for children, along with lots of cool info on poetry devices, types, etc. (click "poetry index" button!)

Another wonderful site for children's poetry: CJ Heck's Barking Spiders Poetry
She also does school visits and workshops for K to adult! (Florida)

Bedtime Favorites is a Nursery Rhyme resource guide where you can find a wealth of nursery rhymes to read to little ones!

Bill's Children's Stories is a collection of endearing stories and poems that children of all ages will love! 

Fizzy Funny Fuzzy is a wonderful children's poetry site by Gareth Lancaster. It is well-organized and the poetry is totally charming and varied in theme.

Funky Piglet's Party is worth checking out for the some delightful poems and wonderful illustrations.

Funny Poems for Kids is a delicious website of funny and nonsense poems and so much to learn about poetry!

Funny Poems for Free has loads of cute and hilarious poems for every occasion and season! Also some great poetry-writing tips and instruction.

J. Patrick Lewis, children's poet and author, has a colorful website with his many books listed and the opportunity to book him for a school visit or even a Skype visit! 

Here's another one! Kristine O'Connell George has a beautifully done site that showcases her charming books and poetry for children. She also has some great teaching poetry resources for parents/teachers/homeschoolers!

Visit Kenn Nesbitt's Visit for tons of poetry fun, including games, contests, discussion forums, and, of course, lots of funny poems! School visits nation-wide.

Denise Rodgers' The Poetry Lady is a site with wonderful poems by children. She is also a teacher, and visits schools to teach children about the joys of writing poetry (Michigan).

Check out Reading Juice, a fun site of poetry and stories for children!

Lots of giggle-worthy poems by Shane D. Williams on this site for kids! He has several school visit programs as well (Utah).

Some delightful poems for children by Susan Noyes Anderson on her welcoming site.

Some wonderful poems that you can HEAR rather than just read! That Poetry Guy (Ted Scheu) also works with school children (Vermont).

William Shakespeery has some great fun poems for kids on his delightful website. Check him out!

Wits Whims and Wicked Kids - lots of silly and sweet poems for children by H.E.D Oz

Helpful Articles: (by Katharine L. Sparrow)

Create Special Holidays and Celebrations for Fun and Education

Is Spanking Okay when disciplining my child?

Swearing: What to do when you child is cursing

Back To School: How to be sure your child is off to a good start

How to deal with your child's Messy Bedroom!

Teach your child Table Manners and enjoy your family meals.

Nurture patriotism and the spirit of giving in your child. Send packages to our troops!

Helpful Sites for Kids:

Kid's Grief Relief - a site for the grieving child

Link to a list of the Best Websites for children! 

Guide to Surfing the Net with children. Lots of ideas!

Linkasaurus - a page of links for children in many catagories

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Links for Kids:

Here are some games that your parents and grandparents used to play that you can try... and some videos to show you how!

Some cool websites with FREE BOOKS that you can read online! Check them out!

Try this awesome Coloring Book! There's lots of different pictures you can color with the computer!

Check out this site for loads of funny jokes you can tell to your family and friends!

Kids Fun Zone Jokes

Great site for games that are fun and help you learn at the same time! Matching games, music games, counting games... all kinds of games!

Learning Games for Kids

(10 is the BEST!)

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