Seeking more during Remote Learning? Parent & Student Resources

Seeking more during this remote learning experience??? Use the parent tab below to locate additional resources and information regarding gifted and enrichment programming in Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65. Use the Students Tab to access sites recommended by our enrichment specialists. These resources can extend learning, support the persuit of a passion project, or strengthen developing skills and strategies.


For Kids:



  • Bedtime Math - Supports kids to love and explore real word math through math problems updated daily. (Recommended PreK and up)

  • Figure This - NCTM Family based site for (Recommended 5th grade and up)

  • Greg Tang Math - Online math games focusing on conceptual understanding (Recommended PreK and up)

  • Problem of the Week (POW) - University of Waterloo’s POW, released each Thursday with solutions released the following week (Recommended 3rd grade and up)

  • Play With Your Math - Math brain teasers  (Recommended 3rd grade and up)

Reading and Writing

  • Oxford Owl - Text and games for literacy (ages 3-11) and math for (ages 3-7)
  • Pixton - comic book creator
  • Storyline Online- Developed by The Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favorite children’s books. (PreK-3)

  • Between the Lions- PBS reading website with read-along folktales and fables, clever song videos of letter sounds, and many more stories to capture kids’ attention. ( K-1)

  • Reading Bear- Reading Bear teaches beginning readers vocabulary and concepts while systematically introducing all the main phonetic patterns of written English. (PreK-Grade 1)

  • Biblionasium- Similar to Goodreads, this is a site for reviewing and sharing books makes reading a social adventure.(Grades 2-8)

  • Tween Tribune- Lots of non-fiction articles on this site by reading level. (Grades K-12)

  • LitPick- A reading and writing initiative that connects authors with readers. (Grades 4-12)


Fine Arts