Common Core Explorer

RF.K.2a

These apps, games, and websites will help your students recognize and produce rhyming words.
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Curiosityville
Highly engaging, age-appropriate site with delightful games
GRADES
Pre-K - 3
PRICE
Free to Try, Paid
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n/a
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PBS KIDS PLAY!
Customizable learning meets quality design and beloved PBS characters
GRADES
Pre-K - 1
PRICE
Free to Try, Paid
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n/a
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Autism Core Skills School Edition: Academic, Communication, and Social Skills Plus Data
Robust app combines high-quality lessons with handy quantitative data
GRADES
Pre-K - 10
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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BetterLesson
Exemplary Common Core-aligned lessons from rock star peers at large
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Ele
Useful pre-K learning resources help both teachers and parents
GRADES
Pre-K
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Lexia Reading Core5
Dynamic, game-based reading promotes targeted, individualized growth
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Reading is Fundamental: Leading to Reading
Teachers and kids explore the wonderful world of reading together
GRADES
Pre-K - K
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Starfall.com
Well-designed literacy site with great activities for new readers
GRADES
Pre-K - 2
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Bluster!
Versatile game emphasizes vocab-building skills
GRADES
K - 4
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Common Core Quest
Comprehensive CCSS-aligned resource for instruction and assessment
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Dora's Great Big World HD
STEM-based mini-game takes kids a bit beyond core preschool skills
GRADES
Pre-K - K
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Kid Awesome Kindergarten English Premium – Master the First Year of Language Learning!
Early literacy journey has good coverage, but flashy delivery distracts
GRADES
Pre-K - 1
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Montessori Early Reading - Phonics & Rhyme games
Fun with simple words, language sounds best for emerging readers
GRADES
Pre-K - 1
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Montessori Preschool
Play mini-games for coins in classic Montessori classroom
GRADES
Pre-K
PRICE
Free to Try, Paid
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n/a
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Professor Garfield
Options almost overwhelm in lasagna-loving cat's fun educational site
GRADES
K - 4
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Reading A-Z
Leveled texts with extensive teaching supports
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free to Try, Paid
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n/a
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Sesame Street S'More! The Digital Magazine for Kids
Engaging themed content, but tech and design issues hamper smooth play
GRADES
Pre-K - K
PRICE
Free to Try, Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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The Big Reading Show Classroom Edition – Preschool Games & Songs by Hooked on Phonics
Super-fun early literacy music videos, lackluster interactive elements
GRADES
Pre-K - K
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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SUPER WHY!
Early literacy games -- though fun -- lack depth and learning support
GRADES
Pre-K - K
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n/a
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PBS KIDS Lab
Math and language activity guide helps organize and group content
GRADES
Pre-K - 2
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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