Internet Safety

On Guard Online – this site from the federal government provides tips for parents for navigation online safety including talking with your kids.

FBI’s Parent Guide to Internet Safety – the FBI’s informational pamphlet to online exploitation and the risks to your children.

eSafetyparents – this website created by the Australian government is great for resources and advice about being online safely for all ages.

NetSmartz – this site created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has links for parents, educators, law enforcement to find information for internet safety. Each page provides presentations and links to more information. This site also has a link for parents with teens and a special section just for kids.

At-Home Resources

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TumbleBooks – Free eBooks to enjoy

At-Home Resources From the Children’s Book Council

The Help you need for At Home Learning

Strawbery Banke Museum – The Virtual Classroom provides fun at-home online learning for the family!

Encouraging Your Children to Read

RIF – Reading is Fundamental Resources

Common Sense Media – a resource for parents to utilize to evaluate content

Bedtime Reading for Children

Reading Fluency and Literacy in School

Language and Literacy Skills – Set the stage for a lifetime of learning! Read, talk, sing, write, and play with your child to develop and foster a lifetime of literacy. Created by the Multnomah County Library.

Great Books

Newbury Medal – Recognizes distinguished contributions to American children’s literature.

Caldecott Medal – Recognizes distinguished art in an American picture book.

Geisel Award – Recognizes distinguished contributions to American beginning reader books.

Sibert Award – Recognizes distinguished contributions to American informational books.


Compare and review online homeschooling options.

Best Online Homeschools by Consumer Affairs

Homeschool Curriculum Reviews by The Homeschool Mom

Helping with Homework

Virtual Middle School Library – Lots of links on this page, to sites that will help you with general education information, or with specific subject areas, like Math, Language Arts, Science, etc.

Family Education – This site is packed with ‘back-to-school’ information – and it goes beyond homework help (although there is a great homework section here…) The main back-to-school page includes links on getting ready for school, back-to-school safety, ‘what parents need to know this school year’, and even breakfast and lunch ideas and recipes.

TLS Books Free Worksheets – Need a little more help with school work or wishing to educationally occupy your kids then this site is full of free educational worksheets for PreK to Grade 5.

Scholastic School Success – Tips from Scholastic to help your kids succeed in school from PreK to grade 8.

Parenting Tips

Planned Parenthood – Tools for Parents – Great source for tips on talking to children about growing up.

Health and Parenting Center – This site from WebMD covers popular hot topics in parenting and health, popular searches as well as access to their online parenting community.