Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Website Wednesday: Education.com

 
    I have to be honest with you all. While I already had Education.com on my list of websites that I wanted to review for Website Wednesday, I hadn't planned on writing that post for another week or two. I even have another post all queued up and ready to publish. What changed my mind? I was on the site printing out worksheets to help teach my 6 year old how to count money, when I thought it would be fun to print off a couple of Halloween coloring sheets for the kids. Then I discovered it! Halloween Central! I HAD to share it with my readers right away! Education.com's Halloween Central has a ton of fun for kids of all ages. There are Halloween crafts, Halloween party ideas, Halloween activities, homemade Halloween costume ideas, and Halloween coloring pages. They also have a fun Halloween history quiz, and some great articles about Halloween history and culture. Don't forget to check out their Halloween health and safety tips while you are there.

   
   Okay... enough about Halloween... I want to talk a little bit about what brought me to Education.com in the first place. Being a homeschooling family, I am always on the lookout for great resources, and Education.com is my go-to site for printable worksheets. It is fairly easy to find printable worksheets for preschoolers all over the web, but I have more than just preschoolers. Education.com is like a one-stop shop for me. I can browse through worksheets from a variety of subjects for levels from preschool all the way to high school. I can browse by grade level or by subject, or narrow it down to both. The website is VERY user friendly, and not only do I always find exactly what I am looking for, but I also end up printing out a couple of extra worksheets that just looked fun!

    Did I give you the impression that Education.com is JUST about printable worksheets and coloring and craft activities? Hold on then, and keep reading. Education.com is much, much more! Just go to their home page and mouse over their navigation bar to see all of the other wonderful features the site has. 



For Example:

Just Ask is a place where you can ask or view questions and read answers on a variety of topics from bullying to science fair, to learning and special needs, and many more things in between.

Activities is where you can find a ton of fun family activities, as well as fun activities for kids of all ages.

Worksheets is where you go to find all of the great FREE printable worksheets that I was talking about before.

Videos is THE place to go for awesome little videos of back to school projects (Did you know you can paint with ice?) Be sure to check out their other videos and great back to school tips, too.

Find A School will help guide you to finding just the right kind of school for your children, and answer important questions that you may have.

Colleges has some great resources for those of you who have kids reaching the college level. From schools to test prep, you get a lot of great info here.

Education A to Z is an index of many, many topics relevant to school aged kids.


Education.com is one of the best all-around education sites that I have found on the web. It is a great resource for any parent or teacher. 
Overall Rating: ¢¢¢¢¢

10 comments:

Kat Eden said...

Thank you so much for sharing Education.com with your readers! It means the world to us when a mom likes you thinks enough of what we're doing to recommend us to others! We're thrilled that you and your kids are getting so much out of our resources. We hope you'll get in touch with any ideas you have for things we could do / add to make Education.com even better. Again, thanks for your review!
Kat (Education.com)
PS - I LOVE your Pumpkin Pinata...it's gorgeous!

Smart Cents Review said...

Hi Kat! Thank you so much for stopping by! It was my pleasure to review Education.com! It's such a great site! :-)

Sandy Elliott said...

Great post. Lots of valuable information. Thanks so much for stopping by Cherished Handmade Treasures. Returning the follow.

Sandy
Cherished Handmade Treasures

Smart Cents Review said...

Thanks for stopping by & returning the follow, Sandy! :-)

Rebecca said...

Thank you so much for stopping by! Returning the follow :)

www.ifonlylifecouldbethatsimple.blogspot.com

Smart Cents Review said...

Hi Rebecca! Thanks for stopping by & following! :-)

Melissa @ knit purl baby said...

So much cool stuff! I'll definitely be checking out Halloween Central for some cool craft ideas!

Thanks for stopping by my blog, I'm following you back!

melissa @ knit purl baby

Wendy said...

Thanks for following given you a follow back :) Great post I am going to go check this site out now thanks so much for sharing!

Smart Cents Review said...

Thanks Melissa and Wendy for stopping by and following back! Yeah, the site is AWESOME! I hope you like it as much as I do!

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