Projects for Parents and Kids Together

Many of these sites include projects you can print out and do “off-line”.

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Disney Family Activities

One of the Disney web sites, this site includes easy-to-do crafts and projects using items usually already in the home.  learn more

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Family Math: Fun At-home Math Activities

Family Math has ideas to encourage your child to use the skills they have learned at school when at home, at the grocery store and while traveling!  learn more

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Hunkins' Experiments

Hunkins' experiments were designed by a cartoonist for inquiring minds. Using cartoon-like examples in topics like food and clothes and light and sound, families can make an edible candle, learn to use a watch as a compass, drawing water from a desert or making a rubberband, for instance. Simple but engaging.  learn more

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Roots Web

Roots Web, a site designed to explore family trees and histories, is comprehensive and appropriate for many ages. The site offers several takes from census information to trees. Certainly,the site can answer the question "Where do I come from?"  learn more

Some Thoughts

Teachers can use these sites for fun in-class or homework projects. If you find similar sites which contain high quality stuff, be sure to have your local library bookmark them. Then, families who do not have home computers can participate, too.  learn more

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Spider-Man in Amazing Adventures

Spider-Man in Amazing Adventures, jointly sponsored by the National Dairy Council and the U.S. Department of Education, is a language project that masquerades as a series of puzzles, "fill in the blank" stories, and games. It has different levels of difficulty and a door hanger cutout. While the on-line version is no longer available, it…  learn more

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The Idea Box

Crafts, activities, music and more for kids and parents. You'll need to scroll down past the menu site links to view to the projects. Annoying, but worth it.  learn more