Resources for Parents and Children

Click the underlined links bleow to visit sites or visit our Kids Zone page for fun, safe sites for kids. 

 

ABC Mouse

Educational and fun games and activities for children.

 

ALA Great Web Sites for Kids
An Internet guide of child-safe sites selected by a committee of the American Library Association, which contains links to all of the web sites on the list. The web sites are categorized by subject area.

 

Accelerated Reader (AR) Book Finder

Online tool that lists AR books by genre, interest and age level, and more. 

 

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government Web Sites for Kids
Ben Franklin, that is. This web site links to many U.S. government agencies that provide web content for kids. It arranges content by age group and also includes resources for parents and teachers.

 

Common Sense Media

This site provides information, ratings, and resources on media for children such as movies, books, websites, and more. 

 

Crayola
Creative fun from the makers of Crayola products. Includes more than 1,000 free coloring pages, craft ideas, and games.

 

Creative Kids Central

Creative Kids Central: Free web resources and games for classical music education intended for children of all ages and their families and teachers.


Fisher Price
Online games and activities from Fisher Price.

 

National Geographic Kids
Features different people, places, and animals and also includes facts, games, activities, and more.

 

Optics for Kids 

Learning activities, games, and more for kids about light, optics, etc. 

 

NBC Learning Videos

Educational videos on sports science, environemnetal, and cutural issues. 

 

PBS Kids

Includes educational games, videos, and activities, including activities and other cool stuff from some of PBS' most popular children's characters.

 

Planet D

Diabetes resource for kids living with or dealing with diabetes in their lives. 

 

Plaza Sésamo (En Espagnol)

Sesame Street site in Spanish. 

 

Quarked

Adventures in the Subatomic Universe! Games make learning fun. 

 

Sparticl

A curated, teen-friendly database of online science content (videos, articles, and games). Topics range from ants to zoonotic diseases (and all things in between), with some resources leaning a bit toward the advanced. Accessing content doesn’t require an account. Kids (age 13 and over) who do make accounts will enjoy designing their own avatars, posting comments, and earning badges. 

 

The World Almanac Kids
A great online almanac designed for kids.