Library Resources

BCPS Rule 6202 on Technology Authorized Use Policy
Students at SPES must only use approved websites while using BCPS technology. 
Therefore, students may use the following Approved Websites while at school.
Please use these resources at home as well.

Sandy Plains Elementary School Library Mission Statement

The Sandy Plains library mission is to develop effective, ethical users and creators of information in a safe, collaborative, and global environment, while encouraging inquiry and fostering personal growth. 

In order to reach its mission, the Sandy Plains library is committed to: 

  • Ensuring learners become effective and ethical users of ideas and information
  • Facilitating authentic, rigorous curriculum to increase student achievement
  • Promoting reading and information literacy for life-long learning
  • Collaboration among students and teachers to provide authentic learning opportunities 

Check your grades.
Access Digital Content (BrainPop, Pebble Go, Tumblebooks, Dreambox, etc.)
Use Instructional Tools (Wixie, ClassFlow, EasyBib, etc.)

Learn ABC's, practice phonics, complete reading activities,
practice math, and so much more!!

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Educational computer apps and games for students.  
Games are divided by grade level and separated into categories:
such as letters, numbers, skills and strategy.

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Watch quality educational shows, complete activities, play games, and more!!

Teach Your Monster to Read is an award-winning series of games
that helps children learn to read.
Play for free on the website or download the app.

Official site of Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat featuring games,
printable activities, the complete illustrated character guide,
 and information about Dr. Seuss. 

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Enjoy online books, activities, games and videos on FunBrain!!

Fuel the Brain
Practice math, science and language arts skills with games
and interactive activities from Fuel the Brain!

Free games for learning how to use money, tell time, count and read.
Also, you’ll find mazes, memory games, puzzles, Sudoku and more!

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The International Children's Digital Library Foundation (ICDL) is a free online library of digitized children's books in 59 languages from various countries.  The site is run through the University of Maryland.

This is great place to go for a daily for thinking about fun and interesting questions like “Why is the grass wet in the morning?”, “Where is the tallest lighthouse?”, “How much does the sky weigh?”, and more! is home to hundreds of free online coloring pages that don’t even have to be printed. Everything is interactive and done online!
This is a great activity for students who finish early. is a non-profit organization that aims to encourage students to learn computer science.  The website includes free coding lessons and targets schools in an attempt to encourage them to include more computer science classes in the curriculum.

Math Playground
Welcome to Math Playground - Math Games, Logic Puzzles,
Math Videos, and much more!!