Here at the West Chester Show N' Tell School child day care center, we've put together some links that you might find useful – if you're looking for a fun day trip for the family, information about parenting, sites that extend what we're doing in the classroom, fun game sites for the kids, start here!
Fun Family Activities
The oldest zoo in the country always has something new going on! Right in our backyard just outside Philadelphia, a great day trip for kids interested in animals.
American Helicopter Museum
Located right in West Chester, kids can sit in real helicopters and learn about the science of flight. A kids' play area offers hands-on activities for even the smallest fliers.
The Franklin Institute
This premier science museum in downtown Philadelphia offers plenty of hands-on activities to keep the youngest scientists engaged.
Please Touch Museum
Philadelphia's own children museum, full of things to do and lots to inspire the imagination.
Located in nearby Lancaster, Dutch Wonderland calls itself a Kingdom for Kids, with plenty of rides for any height – even the under 36" set.
Give Elmo a hug, right in Langhorne, Pa. Or get a splash out of the Ducky ride.
Good Parenting Reads
Full of great information about parenting, a terrific resource.
Fun stuff to do together.
Family Fun Magazine
Crafts, activities, recipes, and other ideas for kids
Just for Kids
Lots of educational games with the characters from your kids' favorite PBS shows like "Between the Lions," "Curious George," "Dragon Tales," and lots more
Learning to read with phonics
Making math fun for young children
Activities and fun games
Teaching kids all about money can be fun!
National Geographic Kids
Showcasing science and the natural world
Online Typing Tutor
If your youngster is ready to learn typing skills, try these fun typing games.