Children's Websites

Children's Websites
EdSitement--Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, provides web access to some of the world's great museums, libraries, cultural institutions, and universities. Lesson plans are also available for educators.
 
Get Ready to Read--Get Ready to Read! is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. Intended for use with all children, the resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.
 
Hula Frog--Connects parents to the best events, destinations & deals for kids in your local community.
 
Zoom By Kids, For Kids--This site offers games, science activities, projects and more. Play along or submit your own activities.
 
Kid's Planet--Lots of information and activities relating to endangered animals.
 
Nickelodeon Jr.--From the people who bring you the Nickelodeon Channel.

Disney Jr.--Games, songs, and activities feature characters from the Disney network.
 
Sesame Street--The kids' activities page with your friends from Sesame Street.
 
Thomas the Tank Engine Page--Calling all Thomas the Tank Engine fans!
 
4Kids.org--This on-line component to the weekly newspaper feature includes games, a "scavenger hunt" quiz, and links to "cool spots" for kids to use for homework, information or fun. 
 
PBS for Kids--Games and activities connected to your favorite PBS programs.   Also provides information for grownups on using the site.
 
DK Findout!--DKfindout! is a new online resource for children aged 7-11 bringing together the very best of DK's extraordinary images and unrivaled content-all for free!
 
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading Readiness Initiative--The purpose of this reading initiative is to promote reading to newborns, infants and toddlers and to encourage parent and child bonding through reading.  Taking these steps helps prepare children for school and promotes lifetime literacy.  This list is a great place to start with 100 recommended titles that can be found at the library!
 
Bedtime Math--Every day, we serve up a quick bite of wacky math just for fun. It’s nothing like school. Parents can sign up by email, on our website, and on our free app. Whether it’s flamingos, ninjas or pillow forts, kids can see the math in their favorite topics. No logins. No drilling. No scores. It takes only 5 minutes a day, and kids clamor for it.
 
Teach Your Monster To Read-A fun and engaging way to help your child learn to read.
 
Amazing Kids! Magazine- An award-winning online publication created by kids and teens with a focus on creative art and writing.
 
ABCmouse- With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities,ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–7+).  IN LIBRARY Use ONLY.
 
Scratch- Create stories, games and animations using code and share with others around the world!