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Children

Kids’ Links

Current Events

Fun Brain
Test your current events knowledge in the Brain Bowl, a weekly current events game.

National Geographic News for Kids
National Geographic provides interesting news articles from around the world.

Time for Kids
It’s a magazine, it’s a website, it’s more.

 

All In One: Fun and Educational                                                                                                                                              

Kidspace @ Internet Public Library
This is a great one-stop website. Play games, get recommended reading lists, ask
homework questions, fun and educational resources for kids of all ages.

Yahooligans
The Web Guide for kids – games, homework help and lots more.

Great Websites for Kids
Compiled by the American Library Association, topics include animals,
the arts, history and biography, literature and languages, mathematics and computers, reference desk, sciences and social sciences.

 

Arts and Crafts

PBS Kids
Simple and fun crafts to do with the kids.

Crayola
Daily activity sheets and coloring pages by the makers of Crayola crayons!

Cyberkids
Explore the creative world of Cyberkids.

Web Museum
An index of artists.

 

 

Familiar Faces: Characters from Books and TV                                                                                                    

The Disney Homepage
Everything Disney – games, stories, Disney theme parks, movie clips, etc.

Scholastic for Kids
Check out all your favorite characters and play games.

Seussville
Dr. Seuss’s playground in cyberspace

Star Wars
The official site

Reading and Writing Online

Bookflix – In Library Use
Bookflix – At Home Use (Requires MCPL Library card)
Scholastic Bookflix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Western Woods with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. This engaging resource will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills.

Yak’s Corner
America’s coolest magazine for kids.

Storyline Online
Select picture books read by well-known personalities. 

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Beanstack                                                    
Discover great kids’ books and achieve reading rewards.

Health                                                                                                              

KidsHealth
Presents information about health in a fun manner.                                                                       

                                                                                                 

Homework Help                                                                                                                                                            

50 States
All kinds of information about the states including flags, maps, history, weather and much more.

A+ Guide to Research Papers
Do an A+ job writing a research paper without going totally nuts!

AAA Math
This website has hundreds of pages of basic math skills and also interactive practice on every page for every topic.

Xtra Math
Helps kids master basic math facts. A free web program for students, teacher, parents.

Biography.com
Over 25,000 biographies online.

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographies of many distinguished women.

Encyclopedia Mythica
An encyclopedia of mythology, folklore and legends.

Internet Public Library Youth Division
Get information you can trust. Categories include: Reference, Health and Nutrition, Art and Music, Our World, Reading Zone, Sports and Recreation, Computer and Internet, Math and Science,and Fun Stuff. You and also submit a question to a real librarian!

KidsClick!
Web search for kids by librarians

Pink Monkey
You do have to register, but it’s free and very worth your time. 1,800 classic books online, cliff-notes for thousands of books, SAT and NY State Regents prep tests, plus lots more.

Religion – Yahoo Faith and Practices
Information on many religions

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Links to science experiment sites