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.


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Backyard BBQ Science


Chemistry
1st - High School | Online/YouTube video

Series of at-home experiments based on things you'll have on hand for a backyard BBQ such as the "soda can crusher", "screaming gummy worms," the "smoke ring launcher," and the classic "diet coke...

$12

Backyard Explorer Kit: 3-in-1 Collector's Kit!


Tree Identification
Kindergarten - 5th | Product

Kids are born nature detectives, and the backyard explorer kit brings the joy and adventure of discovery to what kids do naturally. Comprising the Tree & Leaf Guide, a Leaf Collecting Album,...

Free

Base Ten Blocks Worksheets


Numbers & Counting
Kindergarten - 3rd | Worksheet/Printable

Base ten blocks worksheets to help support the teaching of number and arithmetic.

$4

Beautiful Handwriting!: Printing Workbook

Handwriting
1st - 3rd | Book

Beautiful Handwriting! is the best and most complete handwriting workbook for children age 6 and above. It can be used by younger children as long as they have gained the mechanical skills...

$44

Beginning Arithmetic


Arithmetic
1st | Book

This course is designed to start at the beginning of the first grade. 170 lessons are bound in two workbook with 1 tear-out sheet for each lesson. No unit or chapter divisions are given. Money,...

$15

Beginning Fractions & Decimals


Fractions
Kindergarten - 2nd | DVD

Fun music, colorful animation, and lots of humor get kids excited and motivated to learn about fractions and decimals. Catchy songs and rhymes help students of all ages learn new terms and remember...

$5

Beginning Math Skills Workbook for Preschool with 60 Pages and 60 Reward Stickers


Addition & Subtraction
Kindergarten - 1st | Book

The LeapFrog Beginning Math Skills workbook reinforces key skills children need to succeed in kindergarten and first grade. With 60 activity pages and 60 reward stickers, the workbook is portable...

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Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government


US Government
Pre-K - 9th | Online resource

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the...

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Black History Videos for Kids


African American Studies
Kindergarten - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

These black history videos for kids will teach children about African American men and women who helped shape our world! Starting with our Black History Month for Kids video, this playlist will...

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BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week


1st Grade Curriculum
Kindergarten - 3rd | iPhone/iPad

Inspire young learners with Annie and Moby ... every week! The BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app delivers a different animated movie every week - plus related quizzes and educational activities -...

$30

Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding: A Science Curriculum for K-8 and Older Beginning Science Learners, 2nd Ed. Vol. I, Grades K-2


Science
Kindergarten - 2nd | Book, ebook/Kindle

Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding (BFSU) – BFSU is for teachers, homeschoolers, and other educators to deliver a first-rate science education to K-8 students and older...

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BusyTeacher.org


English as a Second Language (ESL)
Pre-K - College | Worksheet/Printable

Free printable worksheets and lesson plans for every busy teacher. Find printable worksheets on any topic: vocabulary, grammar, listening, reading, writing and speaking!

$99 yearly

Butterflies


Insects (Entomology)
Kindergarten - 3rd | Website

The butterfly is an insect that goes through metamorphosis, and it goes through big changes. In this movie, you’ll see how a caterpillar grows and transforms into an adult butterfly or moth. First,...

$119

Chinese Language Courses


Chinese (Mandarin)
Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

Explore a world of opportunities by studying Chinese, the most widely spoken language in the world. Chinese is made up of many dialects, the primary one being Mandarin, which is spoken in mainland...

$7
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Chinese Language Grade 1


Chinese (Mandarin)
1st | Book

Chinese Language for Primary Schools (Revised Edition) is the latest series of Chinese Language textbooks and activity books that are used in Singapore schools as a second language curriculum....

Free

Chinese: Level 1 - Easy Chinese Lessons for Beginners


Chinese (Mandarin)
Pre-K - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

25 videos from Busy Beavers covering the basics of Chinese for kids, covering counting, colors, food, music terms, and more.

Chinese Transcription


Chinese (Mandarin)
Pre-K - College |

Transcription is a kind of business service that converts audio/video files into a written document. This is not only offered for business, legal and medical purposes alone but also for personal...

$10

Chords For Kids: Easy to Read, Easy to Play, For Guitar & Keyboard


Musical Instruments
1st - 8th | Book

“Chords for Kids” is a handy resource for children and early learners of guitar and keyboard. Chords are one of the most important ways that children can learn about music. They provide a fast...

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Chungaboo Language Series

Chinese (Mandarin)
Pre-K - 6th | iPhone/iPad

The app includes eBooks that feature compelling story-telling, creative and original artwork, interactive animations, and professional translations that teach English, Spanish, French, Chinese,...

$5

Civics and Government


Civics
1st - 2nd | Kindle/ebook, Worksheet/Printable

This 3 week unit covers 21 standards of civics and government for the primary grades with resources for whole group, independent work, center work, and homework. This Unit Includes 23 worksheets...

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Classics for Kids


Classical Music
1st - 6th | Audio CD/MP3, Website, Worksheet/Printable

Website focused on helping kids understand and appreciate classical musics.  It offers podcasts, CDs, online music exercises and lessons, printable worksheets, lesson plans, and even apps for Alexa...

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Code.org


Computer Programming
Kindergarten - College | Online class

Every student in every school deserves the opportunity to study computer science. Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation...

$50

Coding Awbie


Computer Programming
Kindergarten - 3rd | Game, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

Coding Awbie teaches logic skills and problem solving, and it helps kids succeed in an increasingly digital world. Coding Awbie is the easiest way to introduce coding to your child. Discover...

$60

Coding Jam


Computer Programming
Kindergarten - 6th | Game, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

Kids love music, right? Now they can compose their own by arranging Osmo’s Coding Blocks into patterns and sequences. So it’s happy, hands-on play, and an awesome way to introduce Coding. ...

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Coins for Kids


Money & Consumer Math
Kindergarten - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

Learn the coins in this math learning video for kids in kindergarten, first grade, second grade and beyond! This video is a fun way to learn the coins, to discover how much money they are worth,...

$60

COJI The Coding Robot


Computer Programming
Pre-K - 2nd | Product

Download the app to control COJI from your smart device Program using emoji language Play games that test your memory and problem-solving skills Develop STEM skills Play with or without app....

Free

Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students


Everything
Pre-K - High School | Online/YouTube video

Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a...

$305
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Complete Homeschool Curriculum - First Grade


1st Grade Curriculum
1st | Product

Complete Homeschool Curriculum First Grade. We’ve combined our favorite programs for math, language arts, science, reading, history, thinking skills, and geography to build what we believe is the...

$40

Complete math curriculum


Math
1st - 7th | Book, Printable

Math Mammoth offers affordable, yet quality math worktexts and workbooks, available as both downloads and printed books. Math Mammoth books concentrate on conceptual understanding and emphasize...

$90

Computing


Computers & Technology
Kindergarten - 5th | Online resource

EducationCity’s latest subject, Computing, helps you introduce essential technology skills to your kindergarten-5th grade students. By joining computing twins, Chip and Meg, on their latest...

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