Links of the Month
December - Christmas Trees and Gingerbread Houses
Christmas Trees and More
Includes tree types, a listing of Illinois Christmas
tree farms and Chicago Christmas tree events.
Gifts and Gift Wrapping
Festive Gifts of Food
Homemade Holiday Gifts from Family Fun
Unique Gift Ideas from Life Tips
Gift Wrapping Alternatives
Recycle paper products as gift wrap.
Spooky Stories for Halloween
Halloween is Here Ghost Stories
Choose stories for young goblins or bigger goblins.
Sites for Teachers
Sites for New Teachers
Sites for Teachers
Online Activities for Kids
Collage Machine 101
Cut, paste, rearrange and create your own collage.
"The Internet's # 1 education site for K – 8
Online Games for Kids
Games for the Brain
Has a counter to tally IQ score as games are completed.
Offers games, puzzles and a chess problem of the day.
Bicycling: Get in the spirit of the Tour de France!
Tour de France Official Website
Click On Bicycling
A collection of links to practical information on all aspect
of bicycling including associations, trip planning, bicycle
maintenance and bicycle trails in the Chicago area.
Exploratorium Science of Cycling
This site examines the science of cycling.
The Right Way to Wear a Bicycle Helmet
A short article from the Mayo Clinic with suggestions for
selecting the best helmet.
Select a state or choose an international destination.
You can also browse by type of festival.
Festivals Network Online, Illinois
Craft shows, fine art fairs, and music festivals across
Food and Wine Festivals in Illinois
This site offers year-round coverage. It also links to
events in other states.
Music Festivals in North America
You can search by classical, rock, jazz, country and more.
Get That Gig.com
Solutions to Sun-Times Sudoku
A good site to know about if you miss the answer published
in the next day's newspaper.
Sudoku for Kids
Online Sudoku Solver
Cell Phone Etiquette
Society for Handheld Hushing
This site offers a selection of cards to print and hand
out to inconsiderate cell phone users.
Illinois Prescription Assistance
This site covers information on the Circuit Breaker prescription
program, now known as Illinois Cares Rx. It offers help
with choosing supplemental Medicare prescription coverage
and includes screening and enrollment for other Illinois
assistance available to senior, disabled and low-income
Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions
Year's Resolution Guide
Suggestions to keep you on the road to success from the
University of Maryland Medical Center.
Articles, diet plans, menus, calorie counters, diet motivation
Starting an Exercise Program
The Mayo clinic outlines the steps to a healthy fitness
ACE Exercise Library
Create your own workout selecting from categories according
to what body areas on which you wish to concentrate.
This site is sponsored by the American Council on Exercise.
Advice and links from the office of the US Surgeon General.