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LITERACTIVE -reading on line-

literactive4Literactive is the leading provider of reading material for pre-school, kindergarten and grade 1 students available online.

The program is comprised of carefully levelled guided readers, comprehensive phonic activities and a wealth of supplemental reading material which gradually develop a child’s reading skills in a sequential and enjoyable manner.

Developed and approved by teachers and parents across the United States, Literactive is the acknowledged leader in early learning online. All the material is available for free from literactive (free register )

ATTENTION!!! To play the Activities live you need to have the Flash 5 plug-in installed on your computer.
 Click here to go to the Macromedia site and install the Flash 5 plug-in.

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You will find different levels and a very interesting collection of photocopiable worksheet to download for preschool.

ATTENTION!!! Here it’s the  link but  you  need to register (It’s free)

NURSERY RHYMES 2

(they are read, no sung) Also you have different games in each one 

The North Wind

The Grand Old Duke of York

Baa baa black sheep

Jack and Jill

Kilkenny Cats

Going to St. Ives

Ride a Cock Horse

Six Little Mice

READING LEVEL 1

(You can read it and hear it or you can read by yourself) Also you have different games in each one 

Dad

I Want My Hat

At the Store

Look at Me!

My Face

My Room

New Clothes

Our House

Rex

What am I?

READING LEVEL 2

(You can read it and hear it or you can read by yourself) Also you have different games in each one 

At the Park

I Like Books

In the Pool

My Friend Ben

Rex and the Cat

Surprise!

My Family

Recycle

We Clean the Car

Shadow Play

 

READING LEVEL 3

(You can read it and hear it or you can read by yourself) Also you have different games in each one 

The Bad Puppy

Get the Vet

Mop Gets Muddy

Noisy Monkeys

Fire!

The Big Hippo

Tibby’s Week

What Can You See?

Zak Is Lost

The Hungry Bears

READING LEVEL 4

(You can read it and hear it or you can read by yourself) Also you have different games in each one 

Ali’s Bike

Bobby’s Carrots

Hiccups!

Pancakes!

Rick the Rooster

Ron Makes a Friend

The Sleepover

Too Small

When I Grow Up

Where Is Wiggles?

READING LEVEL 5

(You can read it and hear it or you can read by yourself) Also you have different games in each one 

Bob’s School Bag

Grandma’s Glasses

Hairy Mary

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Learning phonics blog

learning phonics blogA very complete blog  about phonics where you can find a lot of resources as shown below.

One of my favourites is the one related with songs.

¡Congratulations !

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ONLINE VIDEO STORIES

Lovely , great and fascinating stories  for children with the good quality of vimeo that Candlewick Press shares. It’s a good idea if you have some of them in your classroom  library .

The stories are beautifully related by : Simon James, Martin Waddell, Lucy Cousins, Michael Rosen,  Eileen Browne, Leslie McGuirk,  Sam McBratney,  Polly Dunbar,  Kim Lewis, Peter Horacek,  Niamh Sharkey or  Jez Alborough.

Don’t miss it!!!!

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Some Dogs Do

Penguin

Noah's Ark

Ho HO Ho Tucker

Farmer Duck

You're All my Favourites

This Is Our House

Silly Suzie Goes

Owl Babies

Hooray for Fish

Goodnight Harry

Baby Brains

Tucker's Spooky Halloween

The Ravenous Beast

The Vampire Baby

I Want My Hat Back

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HIGHLIGHTS: e-books,stories, poems, jokes…

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This is a very good page. In this site you can find some good materials for free. It is american english.
You will discover different collections of: stories, articles, poetry player , the Arizone stories, jokes… and all of them with AUDIO.
 
Below I leave the different links. Useful? I hope ,so!!!!
Click on the pictures
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  • What’s Outside?

  • Lonely Pa Builds

  • A Mouse in the House

    • Fun in the Mud

    • Go Fish

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Dexter Robin Learns to FlyBy Jennifer Gomoll

  • Belly Flops and Gutter BallsBy JoLynne Ricker Whalen

  • A House for MouseBy Crystal Mandell

  • Squealy ScholarBy Jill Esbaum

  • Wild Ride!By Susan Kneib Schank

  • Monster MeBy Eileen Spinelli

  • An EarfulBy Dale-Marie Bryan

  • Ants Are MarchingBy Judith Farnsworth

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The Magic of VentriloquismBy Shari Thompson Babcock

Making the Most of Your MomentBy Marty Kaminsky

How the Weaverbird Built His NestBy George W. Frame, Ph.D., and Lory Herbison Frame

How to Grow Your Own Money TreeBy Paul H. O?Neill

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ANIMATED BOOKS about behaviour: to be brave, change world…

Free animated books

 

 This is the “home book” you can click on each book  or in the images below and choose either the “animated version” , “the song” or “the lesson…”

A  lovely 15 books collection  about the adventures of Howard B. Wigglebottom written by Howard Binkow and Susan F. Cornelison.
 
 For each book you have:  the animated version,  a song, posters and lessons.
 
 The vocabulary is not easy for non native speakers children but …who knows?
 
Below you have the collection with the animated versions, the posters and the songs

F A B learn to listen

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster:How to be a better listener

F A B learns it's OK to back away

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: My body is my friend

F A B blends in like chamelion

Click on the book for the story or song

Poster: to belong-follow social rules

F A B manners matters

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: I am cool and nice

F A B Linstens to his heart - copia

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: how to listen to your heart

F A B a tale about telling the truth

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: I like myself

F A B learns about sportmanship

Click on the book for the story or song

Poster: winning isn’t everything

F A B we can all get along

Click on the book for te story or song (the animated story is not ready yet!!!!)

Poster: To get along with others

F A B learns about bullies

Click on the book for te story or song

poster 1: how to deal with bullies Poster 2: the happy tree

F A B and the power of _Christmas story

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: the spirit of the holidays

F A B learns about courage

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: I am brave

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Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: When a loved one dies, The happy bunnie

F A B learns about mud and rainbows

Click on the book for te story or song

Poster: make the best of it

F A B learns too much of a good thing is bad

Click on the book for the story or song

Poster: moderation to grow healthy, smart and strong

F A B on yes o no

Click on the book for the story or song

Poster 1: NO

Poster 2: stranger danger

Poster 3: trust

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Dr. Jean’s finger plays, songs and great ideas for infants

Dr. Jean offers a great range of very good ideas for many differen topics
You will find: songs, finger plays , power points and many more. Among them, transition songs and rhymes for all those special moments
 
These are lovely ideas that will be perfect for infant education.
Here below, I will leave you videos where you can see the way she does it .
I am sure you will find many useful tricks, finger plays and much more for your young students.And, of course you will have fun just watching it.
 
Below the videos you will find the list of free resources from Dr. Jean’s page. Of course, there many more but you will have to pay for them .

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This is an exampe of some good ideas in order to encourage your children when thy do something well whose link you will find a bit below.

I think it is a good idea not only for young children but also for primary students

There are 32 in total that you can download for free

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Finger plays IV

TIPS AND TRICKS

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Solske Sestre de Notre Dame -a great help for grammar-

 

In this lovely page you will find lots and lots useful resources, above all, related with grammar for many different levels.

As you see on both sides of this comment you will have excellent documents: mini books about grammar, songs…. that go from elementary to business english.

Of course you also have many fabolous crosswords, readings , flashcards, board games… as you see below, just onluy as an example, you will found out a really good bunch of photocopiables.

I consider it is extremely recomendable.

DON’T MISS IT!!!

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Animated Story Books and Songs

MIGHTY BOOKChildren sing songs, read stories, play games, hear jokes and solve puzzles while they learn to read and speak English.

 

This is a good place if you want to find some original stories, songs, games and puzzles, plus scores of classic books, poems and songs. Everything is illustrated, animated and read out loud.

In this page you can have ?a sample of them. Hundreds more are available to subscribers, with no advertising.

Probably the animated stories and books have a difficult vocabulary and expressions for foreign ?young students, being more proper for intermediate students.

On the other hand, the sing-along songs and words and letters, for example, are better for children.

 

Here I leave some examples about you can find:

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