Need Some Educational Websites for the Kids This Summer?

Real Estate Agent with Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael)

Need some educational websites for the kids this summer that are actually fun, too?


I found these in some of my backlog of reading, and I checked them out. 


Not only are they fun, I would bet that many people don’t know about them, and they are free.


What could be better than that?


The first one is called Chain Reaction for Kids and was developed by a scientist at Arizona State University, Conrad J. Storad. 


This one can be used by teachers, too, in a printed format.  Just check the home page. 


I wish that I had been able to extract DNA when I was a kid…although I don’t think anyone knew much about that at the time.


The second one is The Surrealist Chronicle.  In the1920s and 30s, surrealists made up word games to play with what’s real and what’s not.  They had me already with that statement.  There are any number of word games here that are really interesting, and the neat thing is that once you have made your own special edition, you can save it and send it to your inbox.



The last one is presented by Minyanville and the Council for Economic Education to help kids learn about money management.   We love this.  Now, when you retire, you can be assured that your kids will be able to afford you!


The concept of is that there is a town where you earn and spend money.  It sounds like a blast, and even though I went there, I didn’t want to get too involved.  But, you and your kids will want to. 



I hope you have fun with these sites.  And, check back in and give us some reviews. 




Have a great weekend. 




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Lindsey Hasford
Edina Realty - Elk River, MN
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Minyanland sounds like Sim City. Believe it or not... I learned alot from that game.

May 19, 2012 10:09 AM #1
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, Broker
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Suzanne there willl be many parents looking for activities for kids. These are some great ideas!

May 19, 2012 10:53 AM #2
Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
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I bookmarked this to refer back to this summer, not only for my own kids, but for school when it starts again in the fall! Thanks for the tip.


May 19, 2012 11:33 AM #3
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

We have several  sites that we let the grand kids use that are educational.

May 19, 2012 11:41 AM #4
Suzanne McLaughlin
Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael) - Saint Michael, MN
Sabinske & Associates, Realtor

Thanks, everyone.  You might find yourself getting hooked on these, too!

May 19, 2012 12:08 PM #5
Ron Marshall
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire

I am going to check these out, too.  You never know.  I could stand to learn something, too.

May 19, 2012 09:51 PM #6
Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001 - Gaithersburg, MD
301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA

What a great idea and I will definitely introduce these sites to my daughter. .thanks!

May 20, 2012 03:34 AM #7
Jennifer Chiongbian
Specializing in all types of Manhattan apts & townhouses - Manhattan, NY
Real Estate Broker - NYC

Teaching kids about money managemnent is so important.  It was left by the wayside as the rest of America lived on debt.  So the kids think it's normal to have credit card debt and live that way.

May 20, 2012 08:49 AM #8
Don Sabinske
Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc. - Zimmerman, MN
Sabinske & Associates Inc.

These are some great sites.  And, I know that Chase will enjoy the DNA one for sure.  Thanks.

May 20, 2012 12:27 PM #9
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Great suggestions. I remember when my daughter was younger and I was searching out these kinds of websites. Now she's 15 and won't take any of my suggestions. At least not that she will let on. We've offered her an internship in my office this summer. I don't think she's interested, though.

May 21, 2012 12:03 AM #10
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