Parent Resources

Parents/Guardians:

Child Care Information Services (CCIS): 

http://www.cciswestmoreland.com/

Toll Free: 800-548-2741  Local: 724-836-4580

Westmoreland Intermediate Unit (WIU):

https://www.wiu.k12.pa.us/

(724) 836-2460

United Way of Westmoreland County:

http://www.unitedway4u.org/

Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP):

https://www.healthcare.gov/medicaid-chip/childrens-health-insurance-program/

Infant and Toddler:

Zero to Three Parenting: 

https://www.zerotothree.org/parenting

"Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE, we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential."

Ages: Birth - 3

Fun Brain Games: http://www.funbrainjr.com/

This website provides kids with age appropriate games. These games encourage literacy, math, and problem solving skills. It also provides parents with printable resources as well.

Ages: 2-3

Preschool and School-Age:

 Get Ready to Read : http://getreadytoread.org/

"Get Ready to Read! is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten."

Ages: Preschool

PBS Island : http://pbskids.org/island/

"Kids love to learn. PBS KIDS Raising Readers is a national literacy campaign, and part of the Ready To Learn initiative, focused on building reading skills at home, at school, in child care, and in the community."

Ages: Preschool - Kindergarten

Fun Brain Games: http://www.funbrainjr.com/

This website provides kids with age appropriate games. These games encourage literacy, math, and problem solving skills. It also provides parents with printable resources as well.

Ages: Preschool-Kindergarten

ABCYa : http://www.abcya.com/

This website has many educational games that foster letter identification and number identification skills. The website also has games that encourage building skills and strategic thinking. On each games it gives a brief description of the purpose of the game. 

Ages: Pre-K - 5th

Brain Pop: https://www.brainpop.com/

"BrainPOP creates animated resources that support educators and engage students - in school, at home, and on mobile devices. Our content includes movies, quizzes, games, mobile apps, activity pages, and much more covering hundreds of topics within Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Technology, Arts & Music, and Health. All content is aligned to and searchable by state standards including Common Core."

Ages: Kindergarten - Sixth Grade

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