# Fraction Tutorials, Interactives, & Worksheets

June 10th, 2019

It’s Monday, June 10, 2019, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Visual Fractions

Age Range: 9-14 (Grades 4-9 approximately, with parental supervision)

This website provides free visual pictures, images, graphs, and animations of fractions and operations with fractions, to make them easier to understand and fun to practice.

Through the use of interactive exercises and visual aids (like number lines and circle graphs), students can learn how to:

• Identify fractions
• Rename fractions
• Compare fractions
• Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions

The concepts are demonstrated through the visual images and explained in text format. Then, the student can practice their understanding with an interactive drill session.

Click on any topic from the menu in the middle of the home page and a new page opens with instructions for how to use the animations, graphs, and number lines to learn the fraction concept. In most instances you are shown a visual image and asked to type in the corresponding fraction.

Back on the main page, under “Special Features” you can access the “Fractions Games Page” to enhance learning. Don’t miss the free, printable “Fractions Worksheets” that really demonstrate operations with fractions in an engaging way.

Parents may want to read the “About” page for tips on how to use the site effectively.

This is a really simple and easy to use resource that will improve students’ skills in understanding fractions and their operations.

# Creative Writing Worksheets & Much More!

May 29th, 2019

It’s Wednesday, May 29, 2019, and time for Language Arts at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

TLSBooks.com: Free Worksheets

Age Range: 4-11 (Grades Pre-K-6, with parental supervision)

This ad-supported website offers a wide array of free, printable Language Arts worksheets that provide creative writing prompts and activities for students from preschool through sixth grade.

When you get to the site, just scroll down the page to see the creative writing worksheets that include:

• Themed Acrostic Poems – Use these worksheet outlines to write poetry about the seasons and months of the year.
• Quotation Worksheets – Read a quote by a famous person from literature or history (i.e., Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charles Dickens, Helen Keller, Abigail Adams, Ben Franklin, etc.), and write about what it means to you.
• Miscellaneous Creative Writing Worksheets – Write a story to go with a picture, and use worksheets with writing prompts. You can also print out stationery and thank you notes to use at will.

Be sure to use the menu in the left margin to access free Language Arts worksheets that help students learn and practice:

• The Alphabet
• Handwriting
• Nursery Rhymes
• Spelling

And do Word Search puzzles that teach prepositions, vowel sounds, literary terms, and more. A big plus to this site is that it also offers free worksheets for all of the following subjects:

• Foreign Language
• Geography
• History
• Math
• Music
• Science
• And more!

Bookmark this one – you’ll want to return often.

# The Physics of Baseball

May 14th, 2019

It’s Tuesday, May 14, 2019, and time for Science at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

The Physics of Baseball

Age Range: 11 and up (Grades 6 and up; children with parental supervision)

This website was created by a retired high school physics teacher with a passion for baseball. At his website, he offers many free activities, lessons, and video clips that teach the physics of baseball.

When you get to the site, you can watch three video presentations/interviews that were broadcast on networks (PBS, etc.) including:

• The Physics of Baseball
• The Science of Home Runs
• Out of the Park – The Physics of Baseball (includes a link to a Teacher’s Guide)

Then, continue the learning with the free, downloadable links to activities/worksheets (pdf) that explore the physics of baseball including:

• Anatomy of a Homer
• Anatomy of a Pitch

You’ll also discover links to numerous free resources that further explore the physics of baseball.

# Free Spanish Lessons and Games

May 4th, 2019

It’s Saturday, May 4, 2019, and time for Foreign Languages at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

OnlineFreeSpanish

Age Range: 6-18 (Grades 2-12, with parental supervision)

This ad-supported website offers engaging, FREE, introductory Spanish lessons for children and their parents that includes games, activities, printable coloring pages, and worksheets!

When you get to the site you’ll see currently featured activities, followed by an icon menu that includes:

• Levels 1-4 – Enjoy Spanish lessons that teach the alphabet, numbers, colors, parts of the human face, fruits, pets, bugs, geometrical shapes, holidays, and more. Click on any level, then any lesson icon and a new page opens where you can watch an animated video lesson. Be sure to turn on your speakers to hear the correct pronunciation of words as they come up on the screen.
• Print – Choose from an assortment of fun printable materials that reinforce learning the lessons. There’s a picture dictionary, word search puzzle, and coloring pages of farm animals, fruits, bugs, numbers, and more.
• Tablets – Content for iPad and Android tablets that teach Spanish numbers, colors, and so much more.

Back on the home page, you’ll find the Spanish Word of the Day and Today’s Date. Then scroll further down to find the interactive games listed by category. You can also sign up to receive the free newsletter that will keep you updated on “new activities and games, tips, and other free cool stuff.”

# History of Tudors for Kids

April 11th, 2019

It’s Thursday, April 11, 2019, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

DK – Tudors-Henry VIII

Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 4-12, with parental supervision)

Who were the Tudors? Learn about King Henry VIII (for kids) – and the Tudor Family with fantastic photos and illustrations.

When you get to the site you will see a welcome message and a picture menu next to it. Click on a topic of interest such as:

• Henry VIII’s Reign
• Tudor Childhood
• Elizabeth I’s Reign
• Early Tudor Clothing
• Late Tudor Clothing
• Tudor Exploration
• Entertainment in Tudor Times
• Tudor London
• Food and Feasting

Once you have explored the site — try the quiz! Also, click the “Are You a Parent or a Teacher?” link at the top for Teachers’ Resources where you can sign up for free worksheets, lesson plans and ebook samples.

# Fun Math Games & Printables for Kids

April 1st, 2019

It’s Monday, April 1, 2019, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Kids Math Games

Age Range: 5-13 (Grades K-8, with parental supervision)

We stumbled upon this ad-supported website that offers a wide variety of free, online, interactive math games, printable worksheets and quizzes, video tutorials and more!

This colorful site is user-friendly and engaging. Most kids will be enticed to try a game or two, or three, or more.

When you get to the site, you’ll see a brief introduction and the featured math topics that include:

• Numbers – Fun challenges related to numbers, patterns, fractions, decimals, etc.
• Geometry – Learn about shapes, grids, weights, angles, rotation, and more.
• Facts – Read interesting math facts and trivia.
• Videos – Watch educational clips that teach addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and more.
• Printable Worksheets – Includes addition, multiplication, fractions, etc.
• Pictures – See math photos, images, and diagrams.
• Printable Quizzes – Test your knowledge of division, decimals, money, basic algebra and more!

You’ll also find logic games, math riddles, board games, and math puzzles. This is a terrific resource that will enhance learning math. Bookmark it, to return often.