Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Kids Math Worksheets

JumpStart’s math worksheets are perfect for teachers and parents who want to give kids more math practice. Watch those math grades go up as kids gradually solve worksheets with more advanced problems.

Math Worksheets for Kindergarten

Math Worksheets for 1st Grade

Math Worksheets for 2nd Grade

Math Worksheets for 3rd Grade

Math Worksheets for 4th Grade

Math Worksheets for 5th Grade

Monday, August 29, 2011

Kids Reading Worksheets

At JumpStart, you will find a host of exciting and interesting reading activities and worksheets. They serve as great teaching aids for parents and teachers who are looking for ways to improve their kids’ reading abilities. Essential to a child’s academic growth, reading skills are important to master at an early age.

An excellent resource for all parents and teachers, worksheets are great for tracking the learning curve of kids. There are a host of free and printable reading worksheets available online for kids of all ages. These worksheets encourage quick learning and expand horizons as kids sharpen their reading and comprehension skills.

Here are some interesting reading worksheets and activities to get the learning started!

Reading Worksheets for Kindergarten

Reading Worksheets for 2nd Grade

Reading Activities

Friday, August 26, 2011

Kids online resources

Kids’ online resources can be found in many places on the internet, but parents often prefer sites where kids’ resources are collected and made available in a single place so that they’re easy to access and kids are less likely to wander to unsafe websites.

There are plenty of kids’ resources online. Parents and teachers can use online kids’ resources to keep young ones busy learning while having fun. There are websites that have coloring pages, printable worksheets, fun puzzles and online games for young kids. Parents can even find homeschooling resources online. Adults can find many ideas for craft activities that are perfect for any time of the year, as well as special activities for the holidays. There are Halloween crafts, Thanksgiving crafts, and Christmas crafts. There are even special games and activities for holidays like the Chinese New Year and Groundhog Day.

JumpStart has a large collection of fun activities and games for kids:

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Grade Based Resources

Grade based resources make the search for the right educational resources a lot easier for teachers, parents and students. Whether one is in search of preschool resources, kindergarten resources, 1st grade resources, 2nd grade resources, 3rd grade resources, 4th grade resources or 5th grade resources one will be able to find educational resources for all the different subjects under a single heading.

Preschool Resources

JumpStart's preschool resources cover topics like letter and number recognition, alphabet sounds, counting, shapes, colors and patterns. Through these topics, preschoolers begin to make sense of their surroundings and prepare themselves for the more advanced topics that they will be learning in the coming years.


The kindergarten resources at JumpStart are designed to prepare 4 and 5 year olds for the different lessons that they will be introduced to in school. JumpStart's resources for kindergarten cover topics like letter and number recognition, alphabet sounds, sentence building, skip counting, addition, subtraction and sorting.

First Grade Resources

JumpStart's first grade resources include worksheets, activities and lesson plans for 1st grade in subjects like math, language arts, science, social studies and art. The resources for first grade cover topics like syllables, spelling, parts of speech, punctuation, addition, subtraction, fractions and measurement.

Second Grade Resources

Both parents and teachers will find JumpStart's second grade resources useful in building and nurturing the more complex skills second graders are expected to learn. The resources for second graders cover topics like spelling, alphabetizing, roman numerals, estimating, rounding off, and shapes and forms, apart from dealing with many first grade topics in greater detail.

Third Grade Resources

JumpStart's third grade resources include 3rd grade worksheets, activities and lesson plans in math, language arts, science, social studies and art. The resources for third graders cover topics like multiplication and division, synonyms, antonyms and homonyms, fractions, and tenses.

Fourth Grade Resources

JumpStart's 4th grade resources are designed to be fun and entertaining. The lessons are related to real-life experiences in order to maximise involvement and understanding. The resources for fourth graders cover topics like parts of speech, history, geography, mathematical operations, decimals and critical thinking.

Fifth Grade Resources

The resources for fifth graders cover topics that are part of most 5th grade curriculums across the country. Challenges and extension activities help develop critical thinking skills and build confidence. Apart from mastering 5th grade skills, students who learn with JumpStart's resources for grade 5 develop important life skills that will help them succeed in middle school.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Holiday Resources

Holiday resources help make holidays an even more special and joyous time for everyone. Holiday resources can be found for different members of the family, allowing everyone to be part of the festivities.

Whether at school or at home, kids can contribute to the preparations for a big upcoming holiday. Teachers may be able to find worksheets with a Christmas, Thanksgiving or Halloween theme that can be used in the days leading up to the special day. There is a lot of information available about the origin of different holidays, and teachers can talk about such things with the students in class. Both parents and teachers can find plenty of cool art projects revolving around the holiday theme. Many of these are simple and require only easily available material. The finished product can be used to decorate the classroom, school or home :. Parents can also find lots of ideas for holiday games that can be played during kids’ parties.

Check out JumpStart’s holiday resources for kids:
Bootiful Bat Bootiful Bat
Festive Fourth of July Decorations Festive Fourth of July Decorations
Flowerpot Snowman Flower Pot Snowman
Giving Thanks Tree Giving Thanks Tree
St. Patrick's Day Crafts - Crafty Leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Monday, August 22, 2011

Math Resources

Online math resources may serve a simpler need – providing individuals with readily available data about simple or tough concepts in math. This data may be as simple as the multiplication tables, or it may deal with more complicated concepts like calculus.

Teachers can find interesting math resources for the classroom online. The resources for teachers include ideas on how to make math lessons more fun, activities that teachers can conduct to enhance student understanding of math concepts, and interactive software that provides audio-visual aids for the teacher. Teachers can also find online math lesson plans for different grades. Some websites provide teachers with fun math puzzles to keep students entertained in the classroom.

Math resources are very helpful for the many people who find math frustrating or difficult. The right math resources can even make such people start loving math! In fact, math resources can also help teachers who find it challenging to overcome the negative feelings some students may have about math.

Parents and teachers can use these math resources to make math more interesting for kids.

Math Resources for Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

Math Resources for 4th & 5th Grade

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Teacher Resources

Teacher resources are especially useful these days with the increased standards in education and greater expectations from society. Online teacher resources are collections of hundreds of teaching materials designed by experts or tried and found useful by other teachers. In many cases, making use of the online teacher resources may prove to be even more useful and effective than relying on resources from fellow teachers at school.

Different Kinds of Teacher Resources

Social networking sites for teachers allow teachers from across the country to share experiences and advice about teaching. Educational resources also include learning games, audio-visual teaching tools, and interactive educational software. Finally, there are websites that list and describe various sites that offer teacher resources.

The most basic educational resources are worksheets and lesson plans. Tons of these are available in multiple websites and teacher forums. There are also teaching ideas and classroom activities which teachers can make use of to liven up lessons and help students understand concepts better. Teachers can also find descriptions and reviews of various teaching tools – using these helps teachers make informed decisions about the educational material used in the classroom.

JumpStart has its own collection of free teacher resources. Check them out:

Friday, August 12, 2011

Kids Science Resources

Science teachers are always looking for resources that will make their classes more relevant and interesting for students. These science resources, whether experiments, activities, recent research findings on a subject, or audio-visual aids, are usually difficult to find all in one place. The internet is an exception to this. There are many websites that provide teachers with science resources of all types to make their work easier.

can even find science resources like reference materials, lesson plans, lists of textbooks and publishers, and even educational software to make teaching more effective. There is no shortage of useful science resources for teachers on the internet. These science resources are conveniently grouped and organized, based on the varying needs of science students and teachers.

Here are some science activities and worksheets that teachers and parents can use to make science more interesting for kids.

Science Activities

Science Worksheets

Science Worksheets for 2nd Grade

Science Worksheets for 2nd Grade

Science Worksheets for 3rd Grade

Science Worksheets for 5th Grade

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Kids Science Worksheets

Science is an important subject that children are exposed to at an early age. A great way to aid better understanding of the different science concepts among kids is by giving them interesting science activities to do and science worksheets to solve.

Ideal for teaching new concepts, or even for revising old ones, the science worksheets at JumpStart are a great resource for all parents and teachers. Teachers can hand out copies of these worksheets to their students and watch them enjoy the process of understanding and solving each problem. Fun, interesting and unique, our science worksheets are a far cry from the dull science class tests that most students dread. And for parents who want to keep their kids occupied at home with activities that are beneficial for them, these science worksheets are a blessing. Learning will not be a chore anymore!

Science Worksheets for 1st Grade

.Science Worksheets for 2nd Grade

.Science Worksheets for 3rd Grade

.Science Worksheets for 5th Grade

Monday, August 8, 2011

English worksheets for kids

Learning the English language well is very important for a child’s growth. After all, learning proper grammar and building a strong vocabulary are skills that will help kids in school and beyond! At JumpStart, you will find a host of free printable English worksheets for kids. From simple rhyming words to understanding nouns, verbs and adjectives, our English worksheets look at all the aspects of the language that are so important for the kids.

Using online English and grammar worksheets are a great way for kids to improve their vocabulary, reading and spelling, communication, and language skills.

Here are some grade-based English worksheets for kids to get the learning started!

English Worksheets for Kindergarten

English Worksheets for 1st Grade

English Worksheets for 2nd Grade

English Worksheets for 3rd Grade

English Worksheets for 4th Grade

English Worksheets for 5th Grade

Monday, August 1, 2011

Kids Educational Games

From school-age kids to adults, the games in the market today attract people of all ages. From board games, to indoor and outdoor games, to online games and 3d virtual world games, the list is endless! While games have always been popular, now, the purpose of games is not only to entertain and engage but to educate as well. As a result, kids today have a variety of educational games that they can play as they learn and have fun simultaneously.

Think online virtual games and images of avatars, 3d virtual worlds and simulations immediately come to mind. Snazzy virtual reality that you can control, varied personalities that you can take on, activities that you can indulge in and lead a second life – welcome to the world of virtual online games!

Preschool Games are one of the best ways to introduce your little one to the world of online games. With the perfect blend of entertainment and learning, the free preschool games available online are a great way to instill a love of learning in your kids.

Online games for kids are a great way for children to spend their time productively. With the introduction of the Internet, kids are now becoming more technologically savvy and inclined to using electronics in aiding their learning. Online kids games are a source of fun, learning, and entertainment that successfully keep kids engaged and entertained.

There are myriad options available for people of all ages when it comes to playing free online adventure games. Since plot and themes are instrumental to such games, online adventure games primarily vary on the basis of different themes. From fantasy and sci-fi adventure games to mystery, horror and comedy adventure games, there are enough and more options for all!

Physics and Chemistry just got more interesting! Kids’ science games are based on basic principles that players must follow in order to win a game. This compels children to pay special attention to the dynamics that affect their moves in a game. By playing online games that are engaging and entertaining, kids enjoy the learning that comes with the games.

Math games for kids improve numerical skills like basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division that are imperative to the learning curve of children. You can find math games for kids of different age groups that are simple and effective in teaching kids basic math concepts.

English games cover different aspects of the language and children are kept engaged and entertained as they learn new concepts. Interactive online English games motivate and stimulate children to learn faster and make learning English fun!

Online reading games are a great way to instill good reading habits in your children. They encourage quick learning and expand horizons as children read and learn about new things.Educational reading games for kids are learning tools for kids of all ages. These online reading games help kids develop and improve spellings, vocabulary, reading skills and even grammar.

Online educational games for kids serve as teaching aids as they help parents instill and develop certain life skills in their kids. These educational games have proved to be beneficial for parents and are a rich source of learning for kids. As children grow from one stage of development to the next, their abilities and comprehension skills increase.

Online games have revolutionized the gaming industry. Once considered a source of mindless distraction, online games are now recognized as a more beneficial resource. With the influx of online educational games, kids of all ages are now gravitating to computers just to use them. JumpStart, the leader in online educational games for kids, has an impressive and exhaustive collection of adventure-based learning games for children of all ages.

Learning games are games that are both entertaining and educational because of their unique combinations of fun and learning! These free online learning games educate children of all ages and improve their cognitive skills, comprehension skills, numerical skills and vocabulary