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GRADES 1 & 2

Our Grade 1 & 2 teaching team is proud to share these resources that we use at school, many of which have become free for a period of time.

ABCya!

Educational games for grades PreK through 6 that will keep kids engaged and having fun. Topics include math, reading, typing, just-for-fun logic games… and more!

Action Potential Lab – Science for All!

Toronto’s first science + art lab! Test out their fun and interactive learning!

Epic Books

Epic is the leading digital reading platform—built on a collection of 40,000+ popular, high-quality books from 250+ of the world’s best publishers—that safely fuels curiosity and reading confidence for kids 12 and under.

GoNoodle

If you want to move your body and calm your mind, this site is for you! To create a GoNoodle account, click here.

Handwriting Without Tears

You can now access the Handwriting Without Tears Interactive Teaching Tool for 90 days at no cost. Click here to access the website and create an account.

Kangaroo Math

Sign up for a free account to browse a wide range of mathematical problem solving challenges geared for students.

Lincoln Centre Pop-Up Classroom

Tune in for your daily dose of creativity! Led by some of world’s best artists and educators, each creative learning activity utilizes simple materials found at home to help families with children explore a variety of art forms.

Museum of Modern Art

MoMA has rounded up some of their favorite drawing, collage, audio, and movement activities inspired by artworks in their collection. Try your hand!

National Geographic

National Geographic has awesome tools and content for learners of all ages! Explore and play. Check it out here!

PJ Library Stories

You can download episodes or listen online to PJ Library’s Have I Got a Story for You podcasts!

Splat Math!

You can explore the 100s chart, identify numbers and play “I Spy” on Splat Square. Here is the website.

The Math Learning Centre

These apps are based on the visual models featured in Bridges in Mathematics. All apps are available in two or more versions: a web app for all modern browsers, and downloadable versions for specific operating systems and devices (such as Apple iOS for iPad).

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address
Paul Penna Downtown
Jewish Day School
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2J2
(Located in the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre)

Email
info@djds.ca

Phone
(416) 928-3537