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Kid's Korner

Animals
Dinosauria
Everything you want to know about dinosaurs!

 

National Wildlife Federation
Lots of wildlife related information and activities.

 

Fun & Games
FunBrain.com
FunBrain has about 30 fun and educational games for kids in kindergarten through grade 8.  Each one combines educational content with fun-to-play games.  The games are divided by subject area:  math, grammar, science, spelling, history, and logic.  These games are a lot of fun to play.

 

Funschool.com
A great collection of educational games for preschool to grade 6.  Younger kids learn letters, numbers, and basic math skills; there is more challenging educational content for kids in grades 3-6.  The site also includes games for sheer fun, including virtual skiing.

 

PBS for Kids
A fantastic site!  Spend some time with characters from your PBS shows, like Thomas the Tank and Sesame Street.

 

Peter Rabbit Web Site
This site features stories about the various characters, lots of illustrations from the books, and other links related to the works of Beatrix Potter.  Great fun.

 

Sesame Street
Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Oscar and the rest of the gang!

 

Learning

 

Discovery Channel
A good site for older children and young adults who are interested in science or current events.

 

How Stuff Works
How Stuff Works is the place to go to learn about how things work in the world around you.  Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold?  Hundreds of articles, with new topics added each week.

 

NASA Kids
Designed for students from kindergarten through 8th grade, this site has lots of information on scientific and technical subjects, such as space, space suits, living in space, sundials, weather, the water cycle, careers, and astronomy--as well as fun stuff like "How Old Would You be on Another Planet?"

 

Smithsonian Magazine's Kids' Castle
A new site featuring articles written for kids about sports, history, the arts, sciences, and outer space.  Includes message boards with questions to get kids from all over the world talking to each other and thinking creatively.  Also includes lots of fun games, too!

 

Test Your Geography Knowledge
This interactive quiz tests your knowledge of where the states are on an outline map of the United States. There are also quizzes for Canadian provinces and European countries. 

Sites for Searching the Web

Ask Jeeves for Kids!
A search engine designed for kids.  You can ask questions in plain English!

 

4Kids
Great collection of science, social studies, and reading resources.

 

The Internet Public Library
A great set of public library resources online, geared to kids.

 

KidsClick!
A subject guide to the internet designed for kids.  You can search subjects by letter or category.  Also included are grade and reading levels for each site.


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