Helping Your Child Read and Write

Families are their children's first teachers. As a family member you begin teaching your babies about language as you welcome them into the world with smiles and caring words.   Read more ... Help your child learn to read and write

Most of the activities here are simple to do with materials found in your home or at the library. The activities can be added to your life at home as you and your kids play, work, and grow together.

Activities and Ideas for:

Free Coloring Pages

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Halloween coloring pages


American flag coloring pages

American Flag

Autumn or Fall coloring pages


Armed Forces Day coloring pages

Armed Forces

Coloring pages are fun, but they also help kids develop many important skills. These skills, eye-hand coordination, color concepts, picture comprehension, form the foundation for early learning success. Kids who color generally acquire and use knowledge more efficiently and effectively.

More Printable Activities

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Color pages by numbers

Color by

Connect the dot to dot

Connect the

Learn how to draw

How to

Free printable maze games


These maze games, dot to dot, how to draw and crossword puzzles provide hours of fun for kids. Hidden pictures, color by number and picture puzzles are just a few other printables in this section!

Color Pictures Online

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Color pictures online

Online Coloring Books

  •  Animals
  •  Winter
  •  Easter
  •  Halloween
  •  Thanksgiving
  •  Christmas
  •  Valentines

A fun online coloring book app with many pictures! You can color the picture online and print it, or print the pictures and then color with crayons!

Today's Feature:

How Can I Be Involved in My Child's Education?
Almost everyone agrees that parents are, after all, their children's first and most important teachers. You, as a parent, have important knowledge about your child's likes, dislikes, needs, and problems that the school may not be aware of. You may also have ideas for improving your child's school. But even though studies show that most parents want to be involved in their children's education, they may not be exactly sure how to go about it, especially if, like most parents, they work during the school day. Read more ....

Thanksgiving coloring pages


Halloween coloring pages

Get ready for the holiday with fun Halloween coloring pages! Color pictures of ghosts, witches or pumpkins. Hundreds of Preschool coloring pages and printable Halloween sheets and pictures!

Raising Our Kids

School coloring pages

These free, printable coloring pages and worksheets are a fun way for kids to get ready for the school year! Learn with sight word work sheets, alphabet and preschool coloring pages too.

Worksheets - Learning letters and numbers!

Color Pages

Kids Coloring Pages

Horse Coloring Pages

Halloween Coloring Pages

How to Draw

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages