Kids' Internet Sites and Search Tools

Kids' Internet Sites and Search Tools

Science and Animals

National Zoo
Learn about the zoo and it's animals. Watch animals live on the animal-cam.

National Geographic Kids
Animals, games, and activities.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Endangered Animals
Information on endangered species.

Smithsonian Kids
Fun activities, plus links to the Smithsonian's museum web pages.

People and Places

50 States
Information on all 50 states - great for school assignments.
A gateway to hundreds of Federal government and other websites for use by children and teens.

Great source for biographical information for school reports, and for fun activities.

Smithsonian Education
Art, science, history and more for students.

Books & Authors

Magic Tree House
The Random House site for everything Magic Tree House.

The Official Eric Carle Web Site
List of books, coloring pages and author biography.

Roald Dahl
The latest news, stories and information on Roald Dahl

Laura Numeroff
Website of the author of the popular "If you Give a Mouse..." series.

Search Tools

Kids' Search Tools
Includes children's dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, basic word information, websites for kids and teachers.

Ask Jeeves Kids
Ask Jeeves for Kids is a fast, easy and kid-friendly way for kids to find answers to their questions online.

Kidspace at the Internet Public Library
All kinds of research and reference sites at your fingertips.

Helpful Kid's Catalogs
New York Public Library's "On-Lion for Kids"           
Homework help, book suggestions, games and book catalog presented in an easy-to-use interface.

Library of Congress Kids and Families page
Highlights materials and collections of particular interest kids and families in categories such as history, music, the performing arts, geography and everyday mysteries.  A gold mine!

Updated December 2013