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.


Arts and Crafts

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

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

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.

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.

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

Reading Fluency and Literacy in School: Enhancing Comprehension at K – 12 and Beyond
Learn how to improve reading fluency and comprehension in children grades K – 12.


Discover great kids’ books and achieve reading rewards.


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.

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.
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.

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.