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I love to find websites that offer great content and materials for our children, parents, educators and caregivers.  The websites selected are primarily for preschool, kindergarten and elementary grades.  I'll be highlighting my favorites every other month or season with screenshots and a few comments.

Here is the special website for Summer 2010 > June, July and August.

This website is great to keep our children entertained and busy with wonderful literature during the summer months, and year-round.

International Children's Digital Library
A library for the world's children.  Ages 3 to 13

The mission of the ICDL Foundation is to support the world's children in becoming effective members of the global community - who exhibit tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online free of charge.

Click on the screenshots or links to visit the pages.

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library - Homepage

Explore the homepage.

ICDL - Simple Search

Simple Search > Find a book.
* Select age group on the left or other categories on the right or bottom.
* Select a language

About this Book > The flying train

About this Book > The Flying Train, Author and Illustrator - Janaki Sooriyarachchi

The page provides basic information about the book author, publishers, etc.  This book is recommended for ages three to five in English.  Click on Read this Book to start reading.

ICDL-Book Overview

Book overview
Here you can view the entire book.  Click on the pages to enlarge.  Start reading and let the fun begin!


Visit the suggested activities for The Flying Train
Visit these ICDL Books featured in First-School with suggested activities and/or crafts:

Humpty Dumpty


A Tale of Snowman


This is a website to enjoy frequently.  Many new titles are added regularly.

Visit the 'A Site to See' Archives for all highlighted websites.