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The following sites were previewed and chosen with kids in mind. Hope they're helpful and lots of fun!

Kidtimes

http://www.kidstimes.org
This current events site is a companion to What's In the News, a weekly television program produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting, and offers news stories written by kids for kids.


Heroes

http://www.myhero.com/


Kids Report on the Web

http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/tnl/detectives/
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/kidsclick/
http://www.ala.org/alsc/children_links.html
http://www.beritsbest.com
http://www.kidsdomain.com/kids/links
http://www.netmom.com/kids/links.html


Literature for kids on the web

Judy Blume:
http://tlc.ai.org/blume.htm
http://www.judyblume.com/

Dr. Suess:
http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/suess.htm
http://www.carolhurst.com/authors/drseuss.html
http://www.randomhouse.com/suessville/
http://www.seuss.org

Harry Potter
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/hplinks.htm
http://www.hagridshut.com/
http://www.hpgalleries.com
http://www.mugglesforharrypotter.org/
http://www.scholastic.com/harrypottter/

Narnia
http://www.narnia.com

Winnie the Pooh
http://www.just-pooh.com/
http://www.nypl.org/branch/kids/pooh/winnie.html

Grimm's Fairy Tales
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~spok/grimmtmp/
http://www.vcu.edu/hasweb/for/grimm/grimm_menu.html

Legend of Sleepy Hollow
http://www.bri-dge.com/short-takes/short24.html
http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~daniel/amlit/rvw/rvwtext.html
http://www.williams.az.us/writers/library/irving/rvw.html

Peter Pan
http://www.hoboes.com/html/fireblade/barrie/peter/

Treasure Island
http://www.classicreader.com/toc.php/sid.1/bookid.86/

Christmas Carol
http://www.bibliomania.com/0/0/19/35/

Frankenstein
http://www.bibliomania.com/0/0/43/82/

Robinson Crusoe
http://www.bibliomania.com/0/0/17/31

Sherlock Holmes
http://www.litrix.com/sec6.htm


Foreign Language Dictionary
http://www.freetranslation.com

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org


Math Baseball
http://www.funbrain.com/math
Intended Audience: Primary to Middle School students
Description: Students play Math Baseball by answering math facts(addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, algebra). They can choose their own level and play against the computer or a partner!

Change Maker Game
http://www.funbrain.com/cashreg/index.html
Intended Audience: Primary to Middle School students
Description: Students practice counting money and making change while trying to increase the amount of money in their piggy bank. Fun game, great practice

Animals of the World Game
http://www.kidscom.com/orakc/Games/Animalgame/index.html
Intended Audience: Primary and Intermediate Students
Description: Students will have a great time learning the characteristics of different types of animals while playing this game!

CyberSeuss
http://www.afn.org/~afn15301/drseuss.html
Intended Audience: Dr. Seuss fans of all ages
Description: Early works of Dr. Seuss, games and puzzles,and lots more! Hope you pass the quiz about the Grinch!

Math Word
http://www.mathstories.com
Problems for Children
Intended Audience: Grades
Description: Students can improve their problem solving skills by challenging themselves with some fun word problems.

What's It Like Where You Live?
http://www.mobot.org/MBGnet/index2.htm
Intended Audience: 4th grade and up(especially great for 6th grade because it ties into the curriculum!
Description: Excellent descriptions of the six different biomes! Find out what it's like to live in the rainforest, tundra, taiga, desert, grasslands and temperate climates. Includes where these biomes are located, animal and plant life,weather, stories, and more links about the biomes! Phenomenal!

Eplay
http://www.eplay.com/
Intended Audience: Primary and Intermediate students
Description: Play games, write mad libs(Bug Libs), be a net detective! Kids can learn about the different cultures and histories of countries around the world. There's lots of fun, imagination, and adventure!

Bats
http://members.aol.com/bats4kids/
Bats Everywhere
Intended Audience: Primary to Intermediate Students
Description: Everything you could possibly want to know about bats....and then some! Easy to read, great information, and games, too!

Mozart's Magical Musical Life
http://www.stringsinthemountains.org/m2m/1once.htm
Intended Audience: Primary to Intermediate Students
Description: An easy-to-read, informative biography about this phenomenal musician! Includes sound clips of some of Mozart's masterpieces!

A+Math
http://www.aplusmath.com/
Intended Audience: Upper Primary to Intermediate Students
Description: Students can practice and improve their math skills with flash cards, games, and advanced math problems! There's also a Homework Helper for students!

Monster Math
http://www.lifelong.com/AcademicWorld/MonsterMath/Eng/Intro.html
Intended Audience: Primary to low Intermediate students
Description: Practice reading and math skills while helping the monsters plan their party! Story continues as you answer the problems and get the correct answers. If the you get the wrong answer, the screen goes back to let you try again.

Katerpillars and Mystery Bugs
http://www.uky.edu/Agriculture/Entomology/ythfacts/entyouth.htm
Intended Audience: Intermediate to Middle School Students
Description: Facts, experiments, crafts, jokes, and games about insects. The Bugfood area is especially mouthwatering and tantalizing!


Search Engines for Kids
The following search engines were created for kids and try to locate Web sites that are appropriate for children. Be aware that they are still part of the World Wide Web and are not safe from tampering. It is recommended that children use search engines with the help of an adult

Yahooligans!
http://www.yahooligans.com/
Intended Audience: Primary to Middle School students
Description: A kids' version of the subject directory,Yahoo! It includes subject categories and topics which lead to interesting, fun, and educational links for kids.

Jeeves for Kids
http://www.ajkids.comAsk
Intended Audience: Primary to Middle School students
Description: Kids ask a question or type in a topic, the site then comes up with a list of questions related to the topic and gives links to find the answer. Great for curious kids! It also includes a list of cool sites as well as a list of resources for kids and teachers


Bubbles
http://www.bubbles.org

Madlibs
http://www.eduplace.com/tales
http://www.elibs.com/
http://www.madlibs.org

Quizzes
http://www.pollnow.com
http://www.allthetests.com/fun.php3
http://www.ivotefor.com

 

 

 

 

 
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