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Schools Interchange - links to 400,000 schools worldwide, plus Government websites and education departments Infinite Facts Series - from Police Letters to Prime Ministers - also huge free Keywords for Learning resource with word search puzzles ranging from the human body, invertebrates and football to Pokémon, Shakespeare, Dickens + the Bible the Project HappyChild Directory of organizations helping children - 80+ charities helping kids in many different ways Accelerated Learning - by world silver medallist Michael Tipper - amazing brain, book reviews, great minds, memory training, mnemonics - huge resource, all pages free to print free maths worksheets - addition, subtraction, times tables, division, fractions, percentages; English worksheets for poetry writing, lateral thinking, mc lyrics, crosswords, spelling, writing practice; huge index to free educational resources on line worldwide Reading System - complete free-to-print system 'Bricks and Mortar' for teaching children the basics of reading in English fundraising + resources, free stuff, events calendar, website sponsors, plus free on-line serialization of 'How to run a Successful Car Wash Fundraiser' by Lance Winslow III Aesop's Fables - over 200 now on line here, including 'The Hare and the Tortoise', 'The Grasshopper and the Ants', 'The Slave and the Lion', 'The Serpent and the Eagle' and many other well-loved tales created over 2500 years ago Projects helping children in over 200 countries - huge colour-coded index to countries worldwide and links to the websites of charities working to help children overseas Andy's Guide to Pokémon - huge pokédexes for red, blue, yellow, gold, silver, crystal, ruby, sapphire, emerald, fire red, leaf green, diamond, pearl + platinum, plus lots of help and info sent in by visitors + over 200 Pokémon pictures French - 800+ free-to-print self-test French-English worksheets, verbs + vocabulary, eg food + drink [38 pages], trees, numbers, shops, colours, telling the time, animals, birds, insects, sports, driving, car parts, tools, home, family, etc. Sol's guide to The Magical World of Harry Potter - wands, characters, spells, creatures, locations, items, Hogwarts, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Diagon Alley, Gringotts, Ministry of Magic plus book reviews and film reviews Syndromes - links to organizations helping children with dyslexia, asthma, eczema and more serious conditions News
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a few words from Penny, who builds the Project HappyChild website   [updated 1st January 2021]

Thanks for visiting! Project HappyChild has received over 125 million visits worldwide since 4th March 1998. Traffic levels vary from month to month and the "Live Counters" now in all areas of the site mean you can see the ongoing visit levels for the original areas, below, in "real time". Our thanks to Chami - see the Sponsors page. For reference we've included below the counts as they were at 00.34am GMT on 1st January 2021.

first on line date of stats: 1st January 2021 - time 00.34am GMT visit count visible count now
4th March 1998 Project HappyChild 125,288,004
7th May 2000 Andy's Guide to Pokémon 25,069,284
5th Aug 2000 Sol's Guide to Harry Potter 5,735,546
21st Sep 2000 Freeway (free worksheets - French, Maths & English)
[also now Russian, Romanian, Polish, German, Dutch, Italian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Spanish, Bulgarian, Chinese]

Project HappyChild is non-profit and this site is here to offer free educational resources, link up children and schools across the world, and also highlight the needs of less fortunate kids.

There's a "site links table" on all main pages (eg see the Welcome Page) which links to around 40 separate areas/themes. Newsletters tend to be somewhat intermittent :/   but the Summer 2014 issue is now on line here, and the Latest Site News page will be updated whenever the remaining new material from outside contributors is uploaded (in stages) to the site pages.

Most recent updates (or those awaiting content from outside contributors) include:

[1] "dual-language worksheets" - see the Translators' page for details of the language-sets currently in preparation, or for which help is requested. Those on line already include French-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), Romanian-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), German-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), Russian-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), Polish-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), Dutch-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), Italian-English verbs (390+ worksheets), Arabic-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), Urdu-English verbs + vocabulary (800+ worksheets), Turkish-English vocabulary (400+ worksheets), Spanish-English verbs + vocabulary (650+ worksheets so far), and Bulgarian-English vocabulary (400+ worksheets).

The newest addition is Chinese-English vocabulary (2400+ worksheets) - there are six sets - English to Simplified Characters, English to Pinyin SC, Pinyin SC to Simplified Characters, and English to Traditional Characters, English to Pinyin TC, Pinyin TC to Traditional Characters.

The *English* content of the dual-language worksheet sets is the same - so that children from different countries can learn English side-by-side in classrooms. Every time we're able to add a new dual-language set, that makes the whole process progressively easier.

All we need now is more volunteers!   we can generate all the 800+ worksheets and overview pages for a whole new language set within literally days of receiving the translated and checked databases. If you're a language professional (or a native speaker educated to degree level) and you'd like to help, please see the Translators' page for how to get in touch with us.   You'll be in good company - see the Credits page.

[2] Andy's Guide to Pokémon has been massively expanded (eg see the Red/Blue/Yellow pokédex) to integrate help sent in by site visitors since the year 2000, and the Platinum pokédex has also now gone on line. We're delighted to say that Andy came back to help with the final selection of cheats, tips, shortcuts and help messages, and the remaining new content for this area went up on line on 26th February 2011.

[3] Keywords for Learning - we have completed the adding of the new lists (and all the new index pages) for this area, for over 1600 word search puzzles in all. All the new puzzles are now under construction, and we'll put them up on line as soon as they're received here.

[4] 3D Gridbuilding - Science ~ now properly "open for visitors". This new area covers the basic factors of science - aimed at GCSE-level understanding, it's a series of many interlinked definitions of "what things are" - from atoms to cells, from hydrocarbons to sewage. Pages like "waves" or "molecules" show the sort of lateral linking that is now in place (automatically, by means of the programming behind the scenes) - check out the "BACK LINKS" on those pages, underneath the definition. See Area 16 for more details of how this whole science project came into being. More content is scheduled for the individual "elements" pages in due course, but the whole resource (over 3600 pages) is now complete as it stands.

[5] Writing Practice Worksheets ~ we've had a great many requests for worksheets to practise writing individual letters and numbers - but have as you know had a continuous schedule of pagebuilding to create all the other planned resources :/ We're delighted to say that we have finally been able to map out this area and make all the worksheets, and the complete set of 200+ Writing Practice Worksheets went on line just before the site reached 100 million visits.

[6] Times Tables Chanting Worksheets ~ the original 50 "Times Tables" worksheets have been hugely popular ever since this area of the site first went on line, but in response to requests we've added two "chanting worksheets" (51+52), for use if/when required.

All the educational resources we build on the site here are free, so that they're available to children anywhere. If you'd like to "give something back" (and if you're in a financial position to do so) we'd very much appreciate your support for the many charities who help children, shown in the Project HappyChild Directory and the international "projects helping kids" areas including the Americas, Europe + Asia, Australasia, and Africa.

Support would also be welcomed for Events raising funds for disadvantaged kids, and for crisis appeals anywhere in the world. Thank you :)

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If you live in the UK and would like to support the Project HappyChild website, you can do so simply by moving your broadband, fibre or landline to PlusNet (just click here for details of special offers). Signing up via this link helps generate a small discount on our Internet costs, for every month you stay with PlusNet (referring us doesn't cost you anything).

Longer term, enough people quoting HappyChild when switching to PlusNet could help safeguard this website virtually forever. Please do help, if you can :)

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Schools Interchange - links to governments, education departments, schoolnets and schools across the USA, Canada, Caribbean, Pacific, Australasia, Asia, Europe and the UK, includes Orkneys, Shetlands, Skye etc.
school websites::
U S A  Canada
Europe Asia
Australasia Pacific
Africa  England
 The Index to Bricks and Mortar : Basic Reading Skills
Bricks and
to read)
free to
 Bricks and Mortar - how and why this unique system works 
to help children
Carib Amer
Europe Asia
Aust Pacific
Africa UK
the Potted Learning pages
3000+ worksheets: spelling, crosswords,
lateral thinking, poetry writing, mc lyrics
4000+ free maths worksheets
English * how to do fractions * science
dolphins  *  learn times tables  *  games
focus * accelerated learning * timelines
index to free educational resources
wordsearch puzzles
paintbox  *  change a life  *  carols
Aesop's Fables  *  Twin Towers
click here for the main welcome page at Project HappyChild
Sponsors - our thanks to everyone who has helped Project HappyChild to grow, by their support for this website  

~ linking children all across the world ~          
publicity for this site is always          
much appreciated ~ thank you          
learn English - 10,000 free worksheets
and more in the pipeline
French-English Russian-English
Urdu-English Dutch-English
Italian-English Polish-English
Arabic-English Turkish-English
German-English Spanish-English
Romanian-English Bulgarian-English
* NEW *   English - Pinyin - Chinese
Simplified + Traditional Characters
The Index to the Infinite Facts Series
infinite facts
countries A-Z
islands A-Z
U S A   states
Sioux tribes
 Andy's Guide to Pokémon
Harry Potter
UFO story
Sol's guide to Harry Potter
syndromes links
Illuminated Bible
Projects helping children across the world

"about us" page -
at Project HappyChild - linking children all across the world

guestbook help needed fundraising Directory contact schools latest news events sponsors

your support is always welcomed for the Children's Charities in the Project HappyChild Directory - just click here for details of more than 80 organizations

NEWSLETTERS - update 7th July 2014 - we are delighted to say that we now have our own in-house mailing system for Project HappyChild News.

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