Beverly Cleary-Interactive web site with quizzes about favorite characters, such as Ramona, Henry, and Ralph S. mouse
A children's computer library (in English and Spanish) for kids who love to read. Go to the print-out activities, match-ups, preschool library, craft projects, and reading lists on different subjects.
Building Big-Explore construction, try labs and challenges, and learn about engineering careers. Based on David Macaulay's book, Building Big.
Chris VanAllsburg-Interactive site with games and streaming videos on Chris Van Allsburg books, such as Jumanji and The Polar Express.
Clifford the Big Red Dog Site-Fun and games with Clifford and his friend Emily Elizabeth
Goosebumps on the Web-Enter if you dare!
Harry Potter Site-Fun and games with Harry and his friends at Hogwarts Wizard School
Lemony Snicket-Learn about Lemony Snicket and his book collection, A Series of Unfortunate Events.Includes games, activities, artwork, and a screensaver.
Magic Schoolbus-Games, art, books, toys, TV episodes and more
Marc Brown's Arthur-Have fun with Arthur and his friends
Pilkey.com-Interactive site with games, videos and teacher suggestions related to Dav Pilkey books, such as Captain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta
SlimeKids.com- free, student-friendly website, language arts-related games, and huge collection of book trailers that will give kids a glimpse of excellent reading choices in children's and young adult literature
ALA/ALSC Great Websites for Kids-Recommended websites of interest to children 14 years of age and younger, organized into subject headings. There is also a special section with sites of interest to parents, caregivers and teachers.
Fact Monster-An online almanac, dictionary, and encyclopedia that is a free reference source for students, teachers, and parents.
FirstGov for Kids-Provides links to the Federal kids' sites along with some of the best sites from other organizations. The sites are grouped by subject.
Imagination Café: Feed Your Brain-Imagination Café is a safe, fun, educational and entertaining site for kids and tweens, with quizzes, recipes, and articles on careers, animals, history, sports, science, and more!
The Imagination Factory-An innovative site that shows how to make art out of items we discard. Trash Matcher pairs particular items such as empty cans with art projects
Internet Public Library- Youth Pages
Internet Safety Game
Khan Academy- With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 315 practice exercises, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
Kids Click!-Web guide and search tool for Kids, by Librarians
KidsKnowIt- Making education fun and free. Free educational Websites For the young, and the young at heart.
National Geographic Kids
PBS Kids: TechKnow-Links to Arthur, Barney, Cratt's Creatures, Sesame Street, Mr. Rogers, Teletubbies, Theodore Tugboard, and more.
Spatullata-Spatullata.com presents kids with beginning cooking tips and recipes, while encouraging them to eat well and to understand the connection between farms and the dinner table. the site also encourages kids to ask family members for recipes that they can cook together.
Sports Illustrated for Kids-Sports celebrities and sports-related articles are found here.
The White House for Kids-Take Spotty's White House tour, and learn about the presidents, history, and pets of the White House
Works Cited/Bibliography Tools
Other Libraries of Interest
Figure This! Math Challenges for Families- How fast does your heart beat? Why are manhole covers round? Which cookie has the most chocolate? These are examples of the problems you'll find on this well-designed, educational site. Don't worry, if you have trouble solving the problems, you can get a hint. Full solutions to the problems are also provided.
History of Mathematics-A very comprehensive resource. It contains biographies of more than 1100 mathematicians, and much more.
Mathcats- Like no other math site on the Web! This site really makes learning math fun for kids. From wild, cat-based interactive animations that explain statistics to exciting projects you can do at home, this site is a winner.
The Math Forum- This is one of the most comprehensive math resources we've come across. This site is well organized and offers something for every level from K-12 through college and beyond.
Math is Fun- Aimed at basic math skills for k-12.
Math Playground- A teacher-created site that features math games, interactive word problems, and logic puzzles for elementary to middle-school students (but fun for all ages).
Mr. Martini's Classroom: math flash cards
Biology in Motion-An interactive site with biology activities
Cool Science for Curious Kids-Created by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this site offers both online and offline science activities for children of all ages.
Encyclopedia of Life- Global access to knowledge about life on Earth
Franklin Virtual Science Museum
Invention Dimension-A great archive of inventors' biographies from different fields, including medicine and healthcare, transportation, energy and environment, and computing and telecommunications. Check out the inventor of the week, games and trivia.
Kid's Health for Kids-Confused, sad, mad, glad? Dealing with feelings can be hard, but you can learn about your emotions and how to deal with them. Situations that can get you stressed out include moving, a new baby in the family, dealing with bullies, and many others. Helpful advice is available here, including a kid's guide to divorce.
Nasa for Students
A Science Odyssey
Secrets of the Lost Empires: Medieval Siege- Learn about life in medieval castles and how to operate a catapult.
Ways of Knowing Trail-Take an environmental adventure through the Ituri Forest in central Africa, with four local children.
Social Studies Sites
Ben's Guide to Government for Kids
HistoryPin- Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together, from across different generations, cultures and places, to share small glimpses of the past and to build up the huge story of human history.
Kids.Gov-find links to government and other kids' sites
KidsPast- Brought to you by the KindsKnowIt Network, The Totally Free Learning Network, Kids.Past..com is packed with articles from early man, to recent historical events.
Reading and Writing Sites
Giggle Poetry-The self-proclaimed number-one fun poetry site for kids on the web! Learn to write poetry, create poems online, and read and rate hundreds of poems.
RIF Reading Planet-Write and illustrate stories and poems, and play reading games
Winged Sandals-An award-winning site about Greek Mythology geared to children. Visitors are led through the site by Hermes the messenger god; they can visit the ancient city of Athens, or visit with various gods and goddesses. Games, quizzes and various activities are included.