The early reading years are here.

The years between kindergarten and third grade are critical. Getting a firm grasp on reading now leads to later success in school — and life. Let us guide you through encouraging your first grade reader, help you understand reading levels, or support your homeschooling.

Online Worksheets

Online worksheets are an easy way to give a student extra practice or build confidence at home.

First Grade Readers

(http://champaign.org/parents/elementary/first_grade_readers)

How do you motivate and teach kids to read? Check these favorite sources for tips and helpful advice for parents.

Reading Level Tips

(http://champaign.org/parents/elementary/reading_level_tips)

Confused about your child’s reading level? These websites will give you guidance.

Standardized Tests

(http://champaign.org/parents/elementary/standardized_tests)

Confused about standardized testing? Find out more information, including practice tests, that will put your mind to rest.

Good books for kids

Our kids’ pages are full of ideas for fun books to read and good books and websites for homework.

Tumblebooks character

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks are animated, talking books to use online anytime. They’re free, and there’s no special software to download. Learn more about how they work.