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Kids.gov: Free Resource for Students, Parents, Teachers

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Kids.gov is a free resource provided by the U.S. government that includes educational materials for kids from grades K through 8. The site is being promoted in conjunction with National Child's Day on November 20, according to a recent press release.

Parents and teachers subscribe to Kids.gov to receive email updates.
 

Kids.gov's main sections are

Kids Grade K-5 and Teens Grade 6-8

These two sections provide age-appropriate information about school topics such as reading and writing, social studies, and math. There are interactive games to play and educational videos to watch. Students will also find information about all the states, and fun quizzes about topics such as science, history, and government.

Teachers

This section offers resources and study materials to help teachers plan their lessons, a calendar to plan seasonal school activities, and various other educational resources. There are also lesson plans for popular themes – like Presidents Day and holidays – as well as other informative material.

Parents 

Parents and family members looking to help their children with studying and school work will find plenty of resources in this section. There are age-appropriate reading lists, ideas for getting more active and other important themes for parents and children.

 

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