The Smart Tutor, K12 Reader and websites have resources for improving a first grader's reading skills online. Each site has numerous free resources that cover various first grade reading topics, such as voc... More » Education K-12

Activities that involve letter recognition, art, pretend play, nursery rhymes and storytelling all help toddlers and preschoolers develop the skills they need to learn to read. Children begin developing reading and writi... More » Family Parenting

To improve a first-grade student's reading skills at home, read with him, and point out common words such as "the," "to" and "and" to help him read more quickly. Explain punctuation marks and what makes a complete senten... More » Education K-12

Find first grade math lesson plans on and, as of 2015. Both websites feature free lesson plans on topics such as place value, number lines and addition. More »

Some good online first-grade reading programs include, and SmartTutor. These programs offer a variety of reading lessons that work to improve skills such as phonics, vocabulary, sight word... More » Education K-12

The Moon from K5 Learning, The Skeleton Key from Super Teacher Worksheets and Character Development in The Tell-Tale Heart from K12 Reader are some good reading comprehension worksheets for students in the second, fourth... More » Education K-12

"Blending Sounds Photoshoot" and "Secret Agent Subtraction," found at, and "Dot's Story Factory," found at, provide opportunities for children in developing early reading and math skills. Approp... More » Hobbies & Games Video & Online Games Online Games