Good Sites for Children
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List of Good Sites for Children
Ask Jeeves for Kids
This user-friendly site uses a question-answer format to search the Web.
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
More than 530 terrific links to sites on the internet that can help you find anything you need for your homework.
Kids' Almanac Homework Center
A great resource for kids in grades K-12.
Homework help for all subjects.
Looking for information? Try this study-site search engine.
Presents images of more than 7,000 advertisements that ran in U.S.newspapers and magazines between 1911-1955.
Documents and historical materials that portray the people and events that have made our nation what it is today. From the Library of Congress collection.
...from America's Library. Take a trip to any era in Ameran History courtesy the Library of Congress.
Explore the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and 19th-20th century sub-Saharan Africa.
Any Day in History
Pick your birthday (or any date!) to find out famous events, discoveries, or important birth dates.
Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids
Contains a variety of information about basic aspects of the United States and its government, such as how a bill becomes a law.
History Channel Classroom
Images, videos, essays, and other useful information to supplement the television network's educational programs.
This timeline links to brief descriptions of important people and events in world history.
If you've ever wondered how much yesteryear's items would cost today, the Inflation Calculator lets visitors plug in an monetary amount and calculates its buying power between 1800 and 2002.
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Shows what it was like to be an immigrant living in New York City at the turn of the last century.
Inspired by the video series "The Western Tradition," this is a content-rich site.
Legislative information on the Internet.
Fifty States and Captitals
Information and links to sites about each state, including blank state outline maps.
Flags and Maps of the World
Here you will find a flag and map of every country in the world
Collection of geography pages, maps, flags, quizzes and activities for students.
Great stories, pictures and maps from all around the world.
Up-to-date information about food, nutrition, snack facts, and recipes.
Forgot your calculator? Here's one online!
Java flashcards, fast and fun (also printable cards) for a variety of math concepts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, etc.).
The National Wildlife Federation Kid's Page takes visitors on tours of animal habitats, includes games, and more!
Comets and Meteor Showers
See pictures of comets and meteors in action.
Facts, chronologies, games, and quizzes about dinosaurs.
Explore how our knowledge of dinosarus has evolved through the centuries.
Video, articles and much more.
Constantly changing electronic magazine focuses on how science affects all parts of our lives.
FEMA for Kids
Learn what causes disasters and how to protect yourself and your family.
Franklin Institute Science Museum
A wealth of fun, educational and exciting information from the famed Philadelphia museum.
NASA for Kids
The latest news on space exploration, a space art gallery , and lots of activities.
Take a multimedia trip through the solar system!
Children's Television Workshop
Sesame Street in cyberspace, home of the Cookie Monster and other characters of the popular CTW program.
Magic Schoolbus Page
Find out what Ms. Frizzle and her class are up to now.
Nick at Nite, Rugrats, Nick Jr., and lots of fun for all Nick fans!
Explore the pages for Caillou, Clifford, Arthur, Barney and more!
Audrey Wood's Web Site
Author/illustrator Wood and her husband Don have created an interactive look into the many books they've created.
The picture book author/illustrator (No Jumping on the Bed!, Green Wilma).
The author/illustrator of picture books such as The Mitten and Trouble with Trolls has included some lovely printable ideas and drawings on her website.
Jean Craighead George
The author of Julie of the Wolves, and My Side of the Mountain.
Fans of the author-illustrator (I'm one!) won't want to miss his Extra Crunchy Website o' Fun!
Award-winning author/illustrator of The Keeping Quilt, Pink and Say, and many more.
Dr. Seuss Song Page
Join the Boomerwolf Detective Agency and help solve a case. Designed for children, this site offers both amusing characters and sound science.
Crayola Home Page
Activities from the crayon company.
Award-winning site offers educational games for preschool through elementary school kids.
Yuckiest Site on the Internet
Young people who love yucky things will enjoy a visit to this site to learn about worms, roaches, and the gross and cool things in their bodies.
700+ Amazing, Spectacular, Mysterious, Wonderful Web Sites for Kids and the Adults Who Care About Them
The largest collection of children's sites in cyberspace, this site includes links to online resources for fun and learning reviewed and organized by children's librarians.
America Links Up
Resources and tips to help ensure children have a safe and rewarding online experience.
Become a child advocate.
From the American Association of School Librarians online classes for families to learn about the internet together, including basics, safety, and other tips.
Parent's guide to their child's health.
Parents' Guide to the Information Superhighway
Rules and tools for families online from The Children's Partnership. Comprehensive look at the information superhighway and what parents should know to help thier children use it safely and wisely.