The resources on this page are based on the theme Just for Fun in Grade K of Houghton Mifflin's Invitations to Literacy program.


Here is a bibliography of supplementary books that include cross-curricular connections and books that meet individual needs. Click here for the latest update


Help yourself to these extension activities. You can print them out and use them in your classroom.


Here are some links to sites on the Internet that relate to Just for Fun.

Enter the world of Bubblesphere. Discover how to make your own bubble solution, bubble tools, and bubble inventions with Professor Bubble. What is the biggest bubble ever made? You'll find out at this bubbly site.
Fun Page for Kids
Investigate the world of plant life with several activities, such as the Mr. Edible Starchy Tuber Head game or a 5-a-day fruit and vegetable cookbook. kinderGARDEN, created out of Texas A&M University, has provided a safe and healthy site through which children can explore the world of plants.
Universal Kids
Universal Kids provides a variety of children's activities designed around MCA characters like Casper the Friendly Ghost, and the dinosaurs from The Land Before Time series. Check out the clever Adventures in Color section, which allows children to color in a virtual coloring book. Try Casper's treasure hunt or become part of an interactive story with Timmy the Tooth. This interesting Web attraction is maintained by MCA/Universal Home Video.