Learning Resources for

1st Grade


At this age, kids are usually ready for phonics, writing, numbers and counting, math facts, and first grade science. More advanced kiddos may be ready for first grade books (often labeled “I can read”.) Search our database of resources for learning games, workbooks, printable worksheets, learning apps, and whole first grade homeschool curriculums.

US Geography

US Geography   1st - 4th | Website

Play games and activities about the USA - landmarks, government, cities, states, and national parks.

Free

UsingEnglish.com

English as a Second Language (ESL)   1st - College | Online resource

Resources to learn the English language for ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP students and teachers. Browse our Glossary of Terms, join our busy forums, download our free language software, read our articles...

Free

US States Videos for Kids | Learn the 50 States!

US Geography   Pre-K - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

In this video series we teach you all 50 of the US States. Learn key facts about each of the states in a dynamic, interactive video format that maximizes retention and memory! We are excited to...

Free

Vertical Manuscript Series

Handwriting   Pre-K - 6th | Book

Colorful, engaging student books and a clear, consistent instructional approach build effective letter formation skills. research-based handwriting instruction and practice in less than 15 minutes...

$10
Offers paid add-ons

Visualize World Geography

Geography   Kindergarten - High School | DVD, Online resource, Product

Most Americans can not answer correctly when asked the location of other world countries, or to name a country’s capital. Unfortunately, this kind of geographic illiteracy, in and of itself, give...

$249
Offers paid add-ons

Vocabulary Spelling City

Spelling   Kindergarten - High School | Website

Our program is proven effective and used by tens of thousands of parents and teachers globally. Used by Homeschoolers to enhance coursework. Over 40 Premium learning games & activities Word...

$35 yearly

Volcano Videos: Fun facts & more!

Volcanos   1st - 6th | Online video/YouTube

Learn how volcanoes work with Nat Geo Kids. 

Free

Wacky Weather Videos: Fun facts & more!

Weather and Meteorology   1st - 6th | Online video/YouTube

Learn about wacky weather with these videos curated by Nat Geo Kids! 

Free

Weather Kit

Weather and Meteorology   1st - 8th | Product

What you will do in this course: Experiment with Solar Energy Experiment with Temperature Explore the Water Cycle Dissect the Atmosphere and Sculpt Some Clouds Play with Precipitation Experiment...

$200

Wild Tales Universal Set

Spelling   1st - 3rd | Book

Wild Tales will continue your student’s journey through the Skill Development stage. If your child is new to Spelling You See, you will want to take a little more time with the first few lessons in...

$51
Offers paid add-ons

Wipe Clean: Learning Sight Words

Sight Words   Pre-K - 1st | Book

Help your child master key sight words, and watch as their confidence with their reading and writing skills soars, with this fun and effective wipe-clean workbook. Inside, there are practical,...

$9

Wonder Workshop WB12 Dash and Dot Robot Pack

Computer Programming   1st - 9th | Product

Playtime just got smarter with Dash & Dot. Learn to code as you play with your new robot friends. The robots arrive fully assembled and ready to play. Use a supported iPad (iPad 3+, Mini, Air)...

$275

Wordly Wise 3000

Vocabulary   Kindergarten - High School | Book, Online resource

Wordly Wise 3000® 4th Edition provides direct academic vocabulary instruction to develop the critical link between vocabulary and reading comprehension. The robust activities, student engagement,...

$17 yearly

Word problems

Math   Pre-K - 9th | Online resource

Practice word problems skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Words Their Way

English   Kindergarten - 5th | Product

Trust Words Their Way™: Word Study in Action to teach your child phonics, spelling, and vocabulary. This powerful approach to word study encourages a close look at words to discover the...

$51

Write Source Homeschool Writing Packages

Writing & Composition   Kindergarten - High School | Product

Write Source prepares students to master the writing process with a personalized program for grades K-12. Get your package at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Recharge writing and grammar with Write...

$187

Writing Wizard

Writing & Composition   Pre-K - 1st | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad

L’Escapadou’s Writing Wizard is designed to help every child learn how to trace through a system carefully designed to maintain motivation. The app is fully customizable to suit every child’s...

$5

Yo Kidz

Drawing   Kindergarten - 8th | Online video/YouTube

How to draw is the key factor to start this channel and only for kids. Yokidz is a channel dedicated towards the drawing tutorials for kids. Here in this channel you can see different kind of video...

Free

Zearn Math

Math   Kindergarten - 5th | Online resource

Zearn Math is a rigorous math curriculum that teaches math as big, connected math ideas. Zearn Math is based on Eureka Math / Engage NY, the most highly-rated and widely-used curriculum available....

Free

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

Music   Pre-K - 3rd | Book, Audio CD/MP3

With mournful moan and silken tone, itself alone comes ONE TROMBONE… Then a trumpet joins in to become a duet; add a French horn and voila! you have a trio — and on it goes until an entire...

$8

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