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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Easter coloring pages


Alphabet coloring pages


Winter coloring pages


Valentines Day coloring pages

Valentine´s Day

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 ....

Easter coloring pages

Easter Coloring Pages

Valentine coloring pages

Get ready for the holiday with fun Valentine's Day coloring pages! Color pictures of Cupid, hearts or flowers. Preschool coloring pages and printable Valentine crafts!

Raising Our Kids

Color Pages

Kids Coloring Pages

Horse Coloring Pages

Valentine´s Day Coloring Pages

How to Draw

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages