Educational games have always been a great way to teach children. Luckily for us, there are many websites for children that have tons of games on the Internet. Some offer free online learning. Home schooling is easy and fun, so I have listed some of the best home schooling websites that are out there.
Fun Brain is an excellent website. It has tons of fabulous activities and educational games for your child including, Sudoku puzzles, Madlibs ,Diary of a Whimpy Kid Comics and tons more. Fun Brain covers just about everything possible, from Math, to Reading, to spelling and more. All of the activities are fun and your children will never know that they are learning because of this! The website has content that is suitable for children from Kindergarten age to 8th grade. Funbrain.com is completely free and is easily the best home schooling websites for children. http://www.funbrain.com/
Starfall is amazing teaching website. It offers free online learning. Starfall has been around since 2002 and its main aim is to help children learn to read with Phonics.
Starfall is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, and homeschooling. There are 4 main categories to choose from at the main page, ABC’s, Learn to Read, It’s Fun to Read, and I’m Reading. Within each category, there are lots of interactive activities for your child to take part in. There are interactive story books, educational games, and movies, which encourage the child to click on the individual words and interact with them so that they play and learn. http://www.starfall.com/
Spelling City is another great website for children that are home schooled. Spelling City will teach your child how to spell words. The website offer’s basic services for free or you can sign up for the premium services which are aimed more towards teachers and schools.
Selling City is a website that allows parents to enter 1, 5, or 10 words into a grid.. Once you have them entered, hand the computer to your child. Spelling City, will display blank spaces for your child to type in the words. Spelling City will say the word, or you can click on Sentence and Spelling City will put the word into a sentence. When your child is ready, he or she can type the word into the blank space. When finished, Spelling City will grade the test. You can then print out certificates for your children, which is a very nice feature. http://www.spellingcity.com/
IXL is an educational website that specializes in cool math. When it comes to teaching children, IXL, will make your child excel. The website is laid out very well and offers content for children from Pre-K, all the way up to the 8th grade. IXL is able to cater the subjects that your child studies based off of your states standards. The content is amazing, and is a must for home schoolers. It helps your child every step of the way. Not only will your child gain a firm understanding of mathematics,but they will have lots of fun doing it.
IXL is not free. You can opt to either pay a monthly fee of $9.95 or a one-time yearly fee of $79. Alternatively, you can go on IXL daily and practice up to 20 math problems with your child for free. This way you can see if it is something that your child will like. I highly recommend IXL to every parent The fee is definitely worth it as IXL, is one of the best learning websites for children. http://www.ixl.com/
Sources: ixl.com, spellingcity.com, starfall.com, funbrain.com