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NHS Library Resources: Pre-School Resources

Resources for both High School and Pre School Staff

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Children draw along with characters Scribbles and Ink, either following interactive prompts or creating independently. Printable activity sheets and how-to-draw videos are also provided. The drawing tools are clear and easy to use. This is a simple but elegant drawing program for young learners.

Diverse Book Finder LogoOur collection of picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC) is available to the public. *Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL a recommendation.*

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This is your destination for creative inspiration, innovative teaching strategies and practical resources to use in your schools and classrooms.

Based on the popular real world Duplo Legos, young children are invited to explore, discover, pretend, and create. Multi-touch functionality allows parent and child to engage together in side-by-side play. Children from all backgrounds will see themselves represented in this open-ended, play-based game. Free, but with paid add-ons. Available in multiple languages. 

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Teachers are always learning, too! Watch classroom videos and expert-led webcasts, browse our strategy library, discover our books and authors resources, find out more about STEM and literacy, go inside Common Core classrooms, learn how to help struggling readers and more

Quote - young children need writing to help them learn about reading, they need reading to help them learn about writing and they need oral language to help them learn about both


This website uses a unique method designed to introduce children to a new language in a way that subconsciously develops the child's ear, comprehension and reading skills. This approach leads to a more natural wiring of the brain to the new language in a way that is effective but feels effortless. 

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JumpStart Academy Preschool is a personalized educational experience geared towards guiding your child through preschool and preparing them for kindergarten. It takes in each user’s progress and tailors the game to their individual needs. Through an interactive platform, players will have the advantage of an accessible and engaging classroom. With an ensemble of fun-loving and unique characters, action-packed worlds, stimulating educational activities, and a customized playing experience, your young scholar will soar ahead of their peers and become lifelong learners.