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Kids Links

Links to useful information and fun activities on the Internet for kids.
50states.com (States and Capitals)
Whether you are writing a report or planning a trip, this guide to the 50 US states is a great resource. Provides pictures of state symbols, statistical information and links to many other related sights.
Arthur Site
Fans of Marc Brown's favorite aardvark will enjoy this site!
Bee Buzz for Kids
This site offers photos, information games, and puzzles about bees in a kid-friendly format.
BookPALS Story Online
Listen to a book read aloud online. This website is a program of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation and underwritten by Idearc Media.
BugGuide.net
This online resource is devoted to North American insects, spiders, and their kin; and offers identification, images, and information.
Children's Music Web
If you can't remember the words to a favorite song or want to learn a new one, be sure to check this one out.
CryptoKids™ America's Future Codemakers & Codebreakers
What’s cryptology? Learn about codes and ciphers through games and activities. Also find out about the National Security Agency/Central Security Service - they’re America’s real codemakers and codebreakers.
Entomology for Kids and Teachers
This is the main page from University of Kentucky Department of Entomology for kids and teachers. This website contains information and activities for preschool through high school students.
Dennis Kunkel Microscopy Education Web Site
This excellent, fun site offers great information and spectacular photos of a range of bugs in the context of "Most Wanted" images and "rap sheets" that focus on helpful or harmful impacts of the critter's life cycle on the human world.
Eco Kids - The Great Bug Hunt
Online game for 7- to 12-year-olds in which players must find the beneficial bugs in a garden.
Ed Emberly
Books, Drawing and Activities for Kids
Jack Prelutsky.com
Official website of poet Jack Prelutsky.
Jackson Pollock by Miltos Manetas
Make a picture in the style of Jackson Pollock's paintings.
Jan Brett's Home Page
Fans of Jan Brett's books will enjoy this site which includes over 3,000 pages of free activities, coloring pages, and projects.
James Patterson's READKIDDOREAD.com
Dedicated to making kids readers for life.
Kids Click!
Backed by librarians, KidsClick lists about 5,000 web sites in various categories.
Monarch Watch
Educational outreach program from the Kansas Biological Survey at the University of Kansas. Learn about the monarch butterfly life cycle, migration and tagging, and how to raise monarchs, among other things. Also has a multimedia gallery.
MysteryNet's Kids Mysteries
Mysteries to solve, scary stories, and magic tricks.
Nate the Great
Information on the books and author for fans of Nate the Great. Includes an activity page.
National Gallery of Art (Kids Page)
NASA Kids' Club
Online puzzles and games from NASA for kids.
New Moon Magazine
"New Moon Girls magazine is about helping girls discover and honor their true selves, engage in meaningful pursuits and dialogue, and express their voices in ways that matter. For girls ages 8-12."
Mr. Picassohead
Create your own Picassohead or view the Gallery.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Web Cams
Official Website of Eric Carle
Games, newsletter, blog, and galleries from children's author Eric Carle.
Official Website of J. K. Rowling
The official website of J. K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series. Lots to see.
Official Website of Mo Willems
Find information on Mo Willems, author of the Elephant and Piggie books, the Pigeon books, and others. Games and coloring pages are also available on the site.
Scholastic Kids
Games, puzzles and information on Scholastic titles.
New England Aquarium
New England Aquarium - Live Blue Initiative
PBS Kids
Website with games and more focused on PBS programming for children.
Olivia the Piglet
A fun website for anyone who enjoys the Olivia books by Ian Falconer. Click on "Fun with Olivia" to find lots of activities including an online painting game.
Riddle Bug Hunt
A collection of bug riddles, plus links to other bug fun from the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology.
Rube Goldberg.com
Rube Goldberg's name has become synonymous with his cartoon "inventions" of highly complications contraptions used to complete a simple task.
Wordle
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
Reading Rainbow
Their mission is to instill the love of reading & learning in children.
Sports Illustrated KIDS
Squigly's Arts & Crafts
Online games, craft projects, and lots of puzzles and coloring pictures to print out.
The Best Children's Books.org
This site was created by teachers to help other teachers and parents find the best children's books. Books are sorted by topic and reading level.
Tales from the Hive
Companion site to NOVA's program of the same name. This program was filmed inside a hive and followed bees in flight to capture close-ups of honeybee behavior.
The 39 Clues
The companion website to the 39 Clues series.
This is sand.
thisissand.com is a website for play. It changes the pixels on the screen into digital sand that can be used as building material for cosmic landscapes, Clemens-style sand paintings, mandalas and so on. For instructions, click on the small gray square in the upper left corner of the homepage. For more information on this fun website, read their blog at http://thisissand.wordpress.com/
Weather Wiz Kids
Welcome to the online world of Rick Riordan
Whale Net
Winter's Tail