Preapproved Websites

Below are a list of sites that are preapproved for use at school. You must be finished with work and have your teacher’s permission to play games before visiting them. Visiting any sites that are not approved can result in loss of computer privileges.

Kindergarten – Fourth Grade:

San Diego Zoo

abcya.com

PBS Kids (plan to use headphones with this one. The games require listening to instructions.

NickJr.com

Knowledge Adventure

Poptropica

Spelling City

Code Monster I recommend this game for 3rd and up.

Math Playground

Digital Dialects

Exploratorium

Science News For Kids

Cool Math Games. – this one works for now. If the plug-ins quit, go to abcya.com 5th grade, strategy and skills games. Same games, better hosting. It plays nicer with Chromebooks.

Middle School:

RETURN MAN! Look what I found, guys!

Defend Your Nuts Squirrel Game – You man NOT visit any videos

Code.org

Discovery Ed

Fun Brain

Poptropica

Christmas Bounce Game You’re welcome. Current top score is 1450. If you can beat that score (and prove it), there might just be a prize in it for you.

Code Monster

How Stuff Works

Top Speed – please stay on the games that are linked on this page specifically.

Coolified Math This one has provisional approval. The games seem okay, just not very educational. Don’t abuse the privilege of having this game on the preapproved list.

If you have websites and games you would like me to consider for this list, please put them in the comments. I’m looking primarily for games that are educational and they must be appropriate for school (no violence or other inappropriate stuff). I also steer clear of games that are heavy on advertising. If you think you’ve got a winner, list it below, and I’ll have a look.

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6th Grade – Plan Your Dream Vacation

Plan a trip to anywhere in the entire world. Money is no object.

  • Create a Google Doc
  • Rename with “Dream Trip”
  • Share it with me

Research cool places. Where will you go? Where will you stay while you are there? What activities will you do? Use your imagination and have fun!

When you Google your dream vacation spot, please include the word “student” when you are looking for activities. That will keep the search results student-appropriate.

Share all your ideas with me. How long will you stay? Who will you take with you?

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Plan Your Trip! Nashville, TN

You’re about to hit the open road for a trip to Nashville, TN! Today you are going to plan your DREAM trip! Google “Activities for students Nashville” or some combination of the words. You will find TONS of cool things to do. Where will you go? What will you do? How long will you spend there?

Money is no object.

All of your classmates agree to go with you.

  • Create a Google Doc
  • Rename with “Nashville”
  • SHARE IT WITH ME

Tell me what school appropriate things you want to do. You have all the time in the world, and all the money you need. Where will you take your class? What do you like about those things? How long will you spend at each one?

What restaurants will you choose for your meals? Where will you stay?

Can I go with you? 😀

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