Find more free educational software software from Owl and Mouse •  Free software for learning letters of the alphabet, learning phonics and letter sounds, and learning to read.
•  Free online US maps, world maps, map of Europe, puzzle maps of the US, Europe, Africa, Asia and many more.
•  Build a medieval castle and make a coat of arms – all free!
 All Maps  Online Interactive Maps Print Free Maps Online Atlas

Free Educational Software:

Maps and Map Puzzles

•  Online Interactive Maps
•  Map Puzzles - learn geography online
•  Online Atlas
•  Maps to print - one page to huge (8 x 8 = 64 pages)
     US maps, world maps, Europe maps, Asia maps, Africa maps and more.  Free interactive maps to teach continents, countries, states, capitals, geographical features and cultural monuments.  Learn US and world geography with Maps that TeachClassroom Maps - use our maps in the classroom.

U.S. Maps, world maps

The Monsoon in China - How Chinese agriculture fed so many people

Alphabet and Learning to Read

•  Learn to Read with Free Software from Owl and Mouse
•  Learn Letters - construct and learn letters of the alphabet
•  Letter Sounds - Games and activities to learn the sounds represented by letters of the alphabet:  consonants, consonant blends, vowels.
•  Bridge to Reading - Kids learn to read by reading in a fairy tale adventure.  NOW ONLINE!
•  Color Letters - Help your child learn the letters of the alphabet with a full page letter and an animal or object whose name starts with that letter.  An easy, fun introduction to our alphabet.
•  ABCs - Animal Alphabet - A beautiful collection of watercolor animals illustrating the 26 letters of the alphabet.
Learn to read Watercolor Animal Alphabet

Castles and Heraldry

•  Build a medieval castle, complete with walls, towers, gates, keep and portcullis.  Now print from your browser - no downloading!
•  Make your own coat of arms - shield - while learning about the Middle Ages, heraldry, feudalism, knights and chivalry.

Medieval castle

Make a Town, Village and Farm

•  Make a Town - the model town has 10 different houses and seven stores to print out and assemble.
•  Make a Village has five houses, an apartment house and a church with a steeple.  Kids can set out streets, decide where different buildings should go and put in parks and shopping districts.
•  Make a Farm - print out and assemble a model farm with barn, silo, chicken coop, etc.  Set out fields, decide what animals to have on your farm and decide what to grow to feed yourselves and your animals.

Make a Town

Active Learning Projects

     Learning is active, not passive. Learning is doing, making, building, arranging, figuring out, changing. Active Learning Projects has fun, hands-on educational activities for kids K-8 from the Internet. Projects for enhancing, extending, or filling in the gaps in your child’s education; "After-Schooling", homeschooling and teachers.

Active Learning Projects


Educational and other links to sites on the World Wide Web.

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Online Map


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All of our Free Software

All of our reading, map, castle and heraldry and crafts software and activities.

U.S. Map Puzzle
     Learn the states of the United States and their capitals with this fun and educational puzzle game. How fast can you put all of the states in the right places? Free Software!

States and capitals of the U.S.

Learn to Read by Reading with:

Bridge to Reading
"When learning to read is fun, children read"

Beginning reading

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