Sources of Free Printable Worksheets

Here are some great sites with free printable worksheets:

Here are more sites with free printable word webs:

Five Little Monkeys Book with Sign Language DVD


Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed is a classic children’s book. Our children were raised with this story and finger play, as well as the first grade classes I taught in public school. This book also comes with a DVD featuring an adult telling the story in sign language. There is voice narration as the illustrations from the book are also shown.

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There are nine stories on the DVD, ending with There’s Something in My Attic” by Mercer Mayer. The DVD also has vocabulary for each story, ASL demonstration of the signs for some of the nouns and verbs, mini-quizzes for comprehension, and a presentation of the American Sign Language alphabet.
Here’s where to order the book with sign language DVD: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed… and More Favorite Children’s Stories (Scholastic Storybook Treasures)

New Samsung WordWorld Apps


WordWorld has three new WordWorld mobile applications for Samsung’s new bada platform.  They are available in most international countries, however, not in the United States.  Hopefully, these apps will extend literacy lessons which are seen on the WordWorld television series by using children-friendly media.  These are the new apps available:

  • BEAR’s Skateboard Park Game
  • DOG’s Letter Pit Game
  • Snug as a BUG eBook