Middle School Preapproved Websites

For the near future, we are going to take a break from gaming during free time. Until further notice, middle school will visit this page when looking for activities to do during breaks.

Some of the activities are connected to bigger websites that host more games. The ones you have permission to use are the ones listed here. As the grading period progresses, I will add more sites.

Accelerated Reader

Discovery Education Cellular Respiration Activity

Time for Kids Hispanic Heritage Month

Scholastic Meet Famous Latinos

Scholastic Hispanic Heritage Month Main Menu

Smithsonian Heritage Month – take the virtual tour. Also, use headphones.

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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.

***UPDATE – Turtle Diary is no longer pre-approved. 

Kindergarten – Fourth Grade:


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


Knowledge Adventure


Spelling City

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

Math Playground

Dance Mat Typing

Digital Dialects

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:


Discovery Ed

Fun Brain


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

Cookie Clicker  Approval for this one will depend on you. It is very, very rough on the mouse pad on the computer. The repeated clicks will wear it out. If it’s a game that is played too often, approval will be revoked.

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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Middle School Activities

Today we’re mixing it up. There are  a variety of games and activities here. You may play the games in any order. Please stay on the activity that has been assigned, though.

State and Country Capitols

Which Word?

Football Math – Choose your team, then choose human vs computer

Freaky Football – Use the arrow keys to avoid disaster

Place Value Football

Pet Mixup Logic Game

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Puzzle

Harry Potter Spot the Differences

Lego Marauders Map Game

Financial Football – the graphics are GREAT! After each play, answer a question about banking. Sounds boring, but it’s pretty cool! If you don’t like it, just quit the game.


Same Game – this one is difficult to stop playing!


 Rivers of the World – see if you can do better than Mrs. D. Hint: you probably can!

Challenge your teacher – do you want to pit your score on any of these games against Mrs. D’s? The Smart Board is working, you you can watch her fail in real time!

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Third Grade Games – Let’s Learn Some Rivers!

Hello, Third Grade! You may do these activities in any order you choose. If you have a favorite, you may play it more than once!


World Geography Games

Facts About Rivers – Duckster

Rivers of the World QUIZ!!! Take the quiz and see how you do! Did you learn something cool? Your score DOES NOT MATTER, but you can share it with me if you like!


Want to learn some more about Canadian Geography? Of COURSE you do!

Now let’s learn more GERMAN!

And a challenge for you! State and country capitols.


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