Online Resources

Online Learning

Health, Safety, and Drug Abuse Awareness and Prevention

  • All About Asthma
    Help kids understand what asthma is, what can trigger it, how to cope during an asthma attack, and how to stay healthy and active if you have asthma
  • Child Safety Forum
    safety tips and more links to kids' safety sites
  • KidsHealth.org
    Complete site from the Nemours Foundation: general healty, sickness, emotions & behavior, parenting, and much more!
  • Parents' Place
    Health, parenting, activities, consumer information, and more!
  • Kidz Privacy (Information for kids and parents on safe Internet use for kids)
  • Net Effect on Girls and the New Media (The Girl Scout organization commissioned this report dealing with the net effect of the Internet on the emotional and social lives of girls, ages 13-18. The report suggests ways to help teenage girls in making their time online a more rewarding, safe, and positive experience. - PDF file)
  • Growing Up Drug Free: A Parent's Guide to Prevention (drugs, effects, helping kids say no)
  • National Inhalant Prevention Coalition Website (Get information about ever-increasing drug
    abuse using easily accessible inhalants such as correction fluid, video head cleaner, spray paint, glue, helium, toxic markers, nail polish remover, and more. Look for the warning signs)
  • Inhalant Abuse (National Institute on Drug Abuse Research presents this informative report including how inhalants are abused, and descriptions of their effects)

Parenting Information and Tips

  • ParentTime
    Parenting tips on pregnancy, newborns, and infants
  • iVillage
    Pregnancy through parenting for today's moms
  • Parenting Advice for Fathers
    From About.com: Looking for solid, practical advice for those thorny parenting problems? This area includes information on child protection and other important issues for fathers in their role as parent.
  • Get Your ANGRIES Out
    Tips for grownups, parents, couples, kids, teachers, and more.
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
    CH.A.D.D. locations and ADD info
  • Print a Poster
    Hundreds of printable posters for you to enjoy and share with topics including educational, motivational, inspirational, famous quotes, and just for fun

Child and Family Activities

  • FamilyFun
    Lots of things to do and make, plus places to go: arts-and-crafts, parties, recipes, games, printables, and travel
  • Funschool
    From Kaboose: Fun and educational games and activities for kids
  • Public Broadcasting System (PBS) Search
    Search for program listings on local PBS stations. Enter your zip code, select a station, and click on the program listings.
  • @rt Room
    From the University of Florida: @rt sparker projects (ideas that excite the synaptic nerves in your brain and stir your imagination), @rtrageous thinking (discover ways that some artists get their ideas), @rt gallery (children's art), and more!