• Learning Links

    The following are suggested websites which can be accessed from the links given.  These websites have been previewed before posting; however, as with any website, we urge parents to review and look over content before allowing children's use. These sites are recommended for elementary aged children.

    Please be aware that once you click onto any of these sites, you are leaving the John F. Kennedy and Wayne Schools sites

    Media Center's Web Sites

    A comprehensive selection of educational web sites.


    Creative, fun wesite all about crayola. Includes areas to draw and print pictures to color.

    Fact Monster

    Find information about a variety of subjects ranging from weather facts to homework help to quizzes and games.

    Math Connects

    Log in to access student workbook and other features of the new math program.

    Star Fall

    This is a free learn to read site especially for pre-k, k, 1st and 2nd grade students. Stresses phonics and word families along with some fun, attractive printables. Has a good resource area for parents and teachers.

    Math Advantage

    Great challenging, leveled math games and activities.

    Sesame Street

    Pre-k through 2nd grade enjoyed web site with games and learning activities led by classic and favorite Seasame characters.

    Ranger Rick

    Appealing nature web site geared toward grades 3, 4 and 5.

    Math Web Sites

    A listing of various math resource web sites.

    Book Adventure

    A web sites that asks students' interests in reading materials then suggests reading lists.

    Study Island

    For grades 3, 4, and 5. Practice activities designed around the state testing standards.

    Students can log on at home using:

    USER NAME: username@ wayne - example: 123456@wayne

    PASSWORD:student password (8 digit birthdate) - example 09161998


    The following are search engines and other reference sites designed for kids....something beyond Google!

    aol@school.com- 2nd grade and up

    Elementary students will find homework resources here including a dictionary, subject & textbook help, brain games, virtual field trips, and more.

    aol@school.com - K-2

    This top-notch collection of online resources selected just for K-2 students.


    This amazing search engine will guide you to safe, informative, interactive age appropriate website on any topic you need to research.  Use this instead of Google! 

    Students can log on at home using:

    USER NAME: username_ wayne - example: 123456_wayne

    PASSWORD:student password (8 digit birthdate) - example 1010199


    Web searching for kids created by librarians. Reading levels identified.

    Ask for Kids

    A natural-language search engine.

    Yahoo! Kids

    For kids age 7-12. Formerly Yahooligans.

    The "Why Files"

    A Science search engine. Search 100's of articles about "the science behind the news" from the Univ. of Wisc.-Madison.

    SeaWorld Animal Info Database

    Typing in keywords of animals brings a listing of sites amd images relevant only to that particular animal.


    Copyright friendly IMAGES for EDUCATION. Avoids Google's often inappropriate images for kids.


    The Columbia Encyclopedia.

    World Book Encyclopedia On-Line

    The premier online reference source--containing every article from the 22-volume print set plus thousands more. With state-of-the art multimedia, editor-reviewed Web sites, and more!

    All students and parents can log on at home using:

    ID: wayne2

    PASSWORD: 07470

    Merriam-Webster Dictionary

    A constant trusted source.


    Type in a word below to find its rhymes, synonyms, definitions, and more.


    Over 25,000 biographies; many with pictures.

    Children's Literature Web Guide

    Browse authors and illustrators by directory.

    Geography: Merriam-Websters Atlas

    Easy-to-use atlas of countries and states.