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  Online Games for Kids  
Preschool School-Age School-Age
  • Starfall: Free site to teach the basics of reading. Features interactive books and phonics games.
  • Kinderweb: Educational Childrens games: For ages 1-4 years old. The site includes coloring pages, letters and numbers games, animal games, shape games, and more!
  • PBS Kids: Preshool-4th grade. All the PBS characters with games, coloring, and music!
  • Nick Jr: Preschool – 2nd grade. Play preschool learning games and watch episodes and videos that feature Nick Jr. shows like Paw Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Dora, etc.
  • Sesame Street: Ages 3-7.  Games and art.
  • Animal Planet: Ages 4-8 Games, animal information

  • Kikki's Workshop: Ages 4-7 Construction games

  • Shepphardsoftware:hundreds of free, online, educational games for kids. But anyone interested in online learning can use our site - we have so many subjects - (geography, math, animals, science) and many levels, games and activities for learners of any age.

  • Star Wars: Play free online Star Wars games and get the latest on upcoming titles, including Star Wars Battlefront, the LEGO Star Wars series, and more.

  • ages 3-12. Games, jokes, brain teasers, cool links, and quizzes.

  • Funbrain: 1st-8th grade. Number and word games, science and history games, reading games, printables, and more.

  • For ages up to 10. Games, coloring pages, math, reading, mazes, and puzzles.
  • Barbie: 1st – 4th grade
  • EPA Fish Kids Website: Join the Fisher family on a day of fun
  • Scholastic Kids Games: 1st – 6th grades
  • Random House Kids Games: 1st – 6th grades. Looking for a book-themed game to entertain your child? Play games that feature your favorite Random House Kids titles, including Dr. Seuss, Junie B. Jones, etc.
  • Nickelodeon: Play Kids Games, Watch Videos From Popular Shows, Free Online Games!
  •  1st-5th grade. Includes brain teasers, boredom busters, crafts, science experiments, magic tricks, jokes, and even recipes for kids.
  Educational Sites  
General Geography, History & Culture


  • BrainPop: BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
  • grades K-8. We link kids, parents and teachers to U.S. government information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
  • Kids National Geographic
  • Started by a 9-year-old and his dad in the 1990s, this portal has links to websites on a library of topics (mythology, botany, Java programming) as well as homeschool resources.  (description credit to: Family Fun magazine)
  • the interactive multimedia content keeps kids engaged and learning  (description credit to: Family Fun magazine)
  • Khan Academy: Can't remember how to find the volume of a cube? Narrated videos walk kids through a wide variety of topics.  (description credit to: Family Fun magazine)
  • Use thousands of teacher- and student-created quizlets to study for a test, or create your own.
  • America's Library: Created by the Library of Congress, the largest library in the world, this site is especially for young people. It provides information on famous Americans, historical events in the United States, and much more!.
  • This Day in History: History Channel, updates daily
  • Chicago Field Museum
  • Country Reports: CountryReports provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
  • This collection of facts and statistsics about each member of the union also features links to local newspapers, state capital quizzes, and printable maps.
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • EEK! Environmental Education for Kids: EEK! Environmental Education for Kids an educational online magazine brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
  • Astronomy for children, students, and kids of all ages., part of the KidsKnowIt Network, is the absolutely free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.
  • The Space Place: Features ways to look at our sun and earth, solar system and the universe beyond.
  • Star Journey: Journey through the stars with National Geographic Online. View the nighttime sky with popular National Geographic Star Chart.
  • WebElements: periodic table of elements
  • How Stuff Works
  • Chicago Field Museum

  • Center for Science Education: The UCAR Center for Science Education has a small (but growing!) collection of games related to weather, climate, atmospheric science and space weather education.
Math The Arts Computers, Programming, Coding
  • xtramath: a web program that teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts which are critical to success in mathematics.
  • Mathplayground: Play with math and give your brain a workout! Math Playground is filled with 100s of math games, logic puzzles, math word problems and step by step videos.
  • Cool Math: free online cool math lessons, cool math games and fun math activities.
  • Khan Academy: Can't remember how to find the volume of a cube? Narrated videos walk kids through a wide variety of topics.  (description credit to: Family Fun magazine)
Tools for Conducting Research Online Encyclopedias

Copyright-Free Pictures

  • Hundreds of copyright-free, kid-friendly images for use in projects and presentations.
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