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Kids Music Shop
If you are looking for children's music , we have the biggest and best selection of pre-school kids cds, personalised cds, kids DVDs, kids tapes, kids music tunes and music for young children available online. Visit our online store for the best in kids songs and kids cds.
baby dazzlers
toys and educational resources for the under3's. Baby Dazzlers was set up by a psychology lecturer in response to the lack of developmental products for young children.
messy monsters
the new exciting art and craft class for under 5s currently operating in Manchester and Cheshire.  Messy Monsters Art Club runs pre-school art and craft classes for children aged 18 months - 5 years.
little bear and sophie bear
A site originally set up to to support teaching in a busy UK Early Years team. Come and meet Sophie Bear, Little Bear and all their friends - see what they get up to and play games with them.
Peter Rabbit | Fun with Spot | Flower Fairies
Three sites for the price of one ! Based on the favourite children's literature these 3 sites contain resources for
parents and teachers, as well as online stories and games, and biographical information on the authors. You can fnd Easter activities on the Peter Rabbit website.
A New Zealand Educational Website offering Printable games to help your child be Top of The Class!  Helps put the FUN back into learning.  Phonic & Math Games:  Alphabet Lotto (FREE), Alphabet Dominoes, Noun Dominoes, Sight Word Bingo Games, Digraph Lotto, Initial Blend Bingo, End Blend Bingo, Blend Dominoes, Fraction Dominoes, Square Root Dominoes, Decimal/Percent/Fraction Card Game, Months & Seasons, Thousands Book etc. 
FREE resources available.
little smarties
Including Leap Frog and Baby BumbleBee Educational Toys and DVDs. Free shipping provided with every purchase at Little Smarties Educational Toy Store. Educational Toys for the Little Smarties in your life.
holi greetings
Send an ecard for Holi. Find recipes for Holi and learn about Holi customs. Strictly speaking this is not an early years website but we thought that it would be useful for your religious festival planning.
teach the children well
This site contains a list of links to other educational sites, all chosen by a former teacher to esure high quality content 
A new friend of ours, based in Michigan USA. Sandy Kemsley is a former teacher, who has built a fantastic site, full of resources suitable for both primary and early years. Check it out! 
There are some excellent resources available from this site and lots of children's favourite characters and best of all it's all free.
learn to swim
Looking for a book to help you to teach your children to swim ? Well here is one you can try.
boowa and kwala's world
Part of the UpTo10 group of sites, this site has been specially designed for children aged upto 6. It is bright, has terrific fun graphics, and some great songs (try Happy Birthday, don't forget to write your name), kids will love it!! Brilliant for ICT, with simple link buttons to navigate around the site, just point and click. And, even better, once you have visited you can use it off-line, which keeps those phone bills at bay. I thought it was great, but then I am just a big kid at heart!!
kid's page archive
Print free worksheets for pre-K through 5th grade.  New worksheets added weekly.
visa's practical money skills
This site is sponsored by Visa, with the aim of  teaching children to use  money in everyday life. The site covers the whole age spectrum, but has a section devoted to early years. All the activities and examples are in dollars so if you want pounds you will have to make your own, but the principles are the same.
lil' fingers storybooks
Lil' Fingers storybooks are animated stories for parents to read with their kids. Stories are presented with large text and big buttons for little fingers to click on.
A literal plethora of resources which teachers can use in early years curriculum planning. It is an American site but there is so much here that you will be unlucky if you don't find something you can use. Activities, crafts and rhymes.
the idea box
What shall we do today ? Well you could do worse than visit this site, which has plenty of  activities and suggestions for pre-school. There is a message board and a virtual shop. But check out the copyright information first before downloading the content.
schoolhouse printables
A relatively new site but none the less an excellent addition to our links pages. Here you will find plenty of worksheets to print out, all aimed at pre-school and even better, all free.
The website of the man who brought us the 'Hungry Caterpillar'.
We like this Canadian site with all of its excellent craft ideas, it has been created by Leanne, who is a 'Mom', for her children. You will definitely find something here that you can use. Brilliant.
This is an Australian site which produces graduation certificates for pre-schoolers. A unique memento for those who are moving on up to 'big' school.
songs for kids
Geof Johnson is an American children's entertainer who writes songs for kids! And this is his site.
This UK based company was set up by a fomer nursery teacher, Mary Maunder. Mary has produced a series of original songbooks with CDs, which support the early learning goals, ideal for pre-school. Visit their website to view a sample songsheet.
two candles
Brilliant musical introduction to Jewish festivals for pre-schoolers. Ten clear and easy to follow songs on one tape. An excellent cultural resource.
A new approach to learning to read. David Boulton explores the reasons behind illiteracy and proposes a fresh way of teaching the skill of reading. Have a look and see what you think.
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