Fun and Educational Web Sites for Kids and Families:
The Artist’s Toolkit: Explore the tools that artists use— like line, color and balance to build works of art.
National Gallery of Art | NGA Kids: All about art - interactive art activities, projects, art history, and art education.
American Library Association | Great Web Sites for Kids: A list of sites evaluated by children’s librarians.
Boys’ Life: Boy Scouts’ online magazine to play challenging games, laugh at funny jokes, build amazing projects, participate in contests and much more.
BrainPOP Jr. (for K-3): Educational web site featuring short mini-movies about math, technology, health, science, social studies, arts & music, and English. (Free trial)
KidSites.com: A guide to the best web sites for kids divided by multiple categories.
New Moon Girls: Safe online community and magazine by girls— for girls ages 8 to 12, to engage in self-discovery, creativity, and community.
PBS Kids: Games and activities of the popular educational television programs.
Reading Rainbow: Features games, annual young writers and illustrators contest, and an extensive children’s book list from the award-winning PBS television program.
Children’s World Cookbook: (Enter keywords: world cookbook, then enter page numbers to browse recipes). Fantastic recipes from around the world!
Kids Cooking Activities: Learning in the kitchen: family and child-friendly cooking recipes and activities.
KidsHealth: Nonprofit organization, Nemours’ website for kids and teens about staying healthy and fit.
Cool Math 4 Kids: An online math amusement park!
Math.com: World of math online.
Math Playground: A fun math workout for elementary and middle school students.
The Mint: Fun Financial Literacy: Fun and interactive way for kids and teens to learn about all the things people do with money: earning, saving, spending, investing, donating, safeguarding, and borrowing.
Music of Dan Zanes and Friends: A whimsical band the whole family can enjoy— blends many musical genres including folk, rock, reggae, blues, and world beats into a truly unique sound.
Pandora Internet Radio: With parents’ help and permission, kids can create a personalized, online music listening station of various musical genres.
Putumayo Kids: World music celebration - introduces children to other cultures through music from around the world.
Science and Nature
Defenders of Wildlife: Kids’ Planet: Learn about endangered animals and ways you can help, includes games and animal fact sheet.
National Geographic Kids: Learn about different people, places and animals around the globe.
Science News for Kids: Features up to date science news for ages 9-14.
World Wildlife Fund: Educational games that raise awareness of environmental and conservation issues.
Social Studies for Kids: U.S. history, world history, geography, holidays, and links to other history sites.
Compiled by Ms. Loft