Parents and Homeschoolers

November Links for Parents

 

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Veteran’s Day 11/11

Celebrate Veterans Day with Your Children
Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Kids

Thanksgiving 11/27

Family Thanksgiving Crafts, Games and Activities
PBS Parents Thanksgiving Links and Articles

Native American Heritage Month

11 Native American Heritage Month Activities with Kids

Important Links for Parents

 

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Newport Public Schools

Rhode Island Department of Education

United States Department of Education

Families First RI – a non-profit organization that pairs moms of infants with highly trained volunteer Mentor Moms.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Child Safety on the Information Highway

Google Tips for Online Safety

What Parents Can Do to Keep Kids Safe at School

Great Resources for Parents

Head Start Family Resource Guide

Kinderstart

Positive Parenting

Power up!: Apps for Kids with Special Needs and Learning Differences

Kid’s Link RI – the state’s first centralized emergency services 24-hour hotline for children’s behavioral health.

Developmental Milestones

How Kids Develop

Important Milestones – Checklists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ages & Stages for Caregivers

Healthy Minds: Nurturing Your Child’s Development

 

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NoveList

Looking for a book?  Search NoveList!

  • Browse lists based on genre or awards
  • Search by subject heading, reviews, or publishers
  • Find fiction titles based on topics, units of study, author, title, or series

ABCmouse @ the Library

abcmouse ABCmouse.com: From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it!  This resource is now available to use for free in the library!


Letter Formation Sites

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Writing Printables for All Ages

Letter Formation Practice Sheets

Cursive Writing Worksheets

Practice Writing Letters

Printable Preschool & Kindergarten Worksheets

 

 
 

Great Links for Homeschoolers

 

Homeschooling

A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling Website 
Home School Legal Defense Association
Rhode Island Guild of Home Teachers
Homeschool.Com – The No. 1 Homeschooling site.
Successful Homeschooling

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The staff of the Children’s Department of the Newport Public Library is happy to work with parents and homeschoolers to find resources and books to support them.  Please do not hesitate to call us (401-847-8720, Ext. 204) or email us (nptjuv@newportlibraryri.org) anytime to discuss how we can help you.