Parenting Websites

Some helpful Websites for parents.

General Parenting

Birth to Five: Watch Me Thrive From the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education (ED), this site encourages developmental and behavioral screening.
Born Learning A site aimed at helping parents incorporate learning into everyday tasks.
Spoonful (Formerly Family Fun) A companion site to Disney’s magazine, Spoonful is chockful of activities and information.
Get Set 4 Kindergarten Produced by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, this site provides a month-by-month guide to school readiness.
Kids Health The Nemours Foundation has set up this site for children’s health and development information.
New York State Education Department Information you need to know about schools in New York.


Internet Safety

All Safe Sites A search engine and portal page that will lead you to kid-friendly websites.
bNetSavvy Provided by the National Education Association Health Information Network, with the goal of safer networking for kids.
Nassau Library System’s Parent Page A guide to the Internet from your library system.


 Reading Recommendations

Book Worm for Kids A resource for choosing books for children.
DayByDayNY A family literacy website run by the New York State Library, among others.
Poetry 180 The Library of Congress’s page for introducing poetry into our daily lives.
Reading Rockets A site aimed at helping kids learn to read.
Read Kiddo Read Best-selling novelist James Patterson has created this site to encourage reading.
Story Snoops Children’s book reviews from a parent’s perspective.


School Websites

Malverne Union Free School District
Maurice W. Downing School
Davison Avenue School
Howard T. Herber Middle School
Malverne High School
Valley Stream North High School
Our Lady of Lourdes
Kellenberg Memorial High School
James A. Dever Elementary School