Activity TV

ActivityTV1The Activity TV programming is intended for you to participate with your children in all of the activities. Some of the activities require the use of materials that require adult supervision. We encourage that Activity TV be used as an opportunity to spend quality time with your child or student. Creating or learning something together can be a positive rewarding experience for both of you.

Aesop’s Fables

aesopsfablesOur online collection of Aesop's Fables includes a total of 655+ Fables, indexed in table format, with morals listed. Come on in and enjoy the ageless and timeless wisdom of Aesop and his Fables - the truest family fun on the Internet.

Africa for Kids

PBSFrom its diverse eco-systems to its kaleidoscope of cultures, Africa offers a wealth of valuable learning opportunities. Africa for Kids will show you how to make them come alive.

Age Calculator

mathcatsHow old are you? Learn your age, to the day, hour, minute or second with this Age Calculator by Math Cats.

Animal Fact Guide

AnimalFactsHere at Animal Fact Guide you can learn all sorts of interesting facts about the animals roaming our planet. You can also download free coloring pages, word searches, mazes, and desktop wallpapers; or check out cool animal videos, photos, and news.

Animal Planet

AnimalPlanetAnimal Planet online lets you explore cat breeds, dog breeds, wild animals and pets. Plus exclusive animal news, videos and info about your favorite TV shows.

Animals of the World

AnimalsLearn about mammals, fish, birds, insects and reptiles from Animals of the World.

Arthur

ArthurHere's where kids can learn more about the ARTHUR television series and Web site, and access lots of useful resources and activities.

Barbie

BarbieYour place for everything Barbie!

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for KidsEducate California is brought to the World Wide Web as a service of the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). This site will teach how our government works and provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers.

Beyond Penguins & Polar Bears

BeyondPenguinsBeyond Penguins and Polar Bears is an online professional development magazine which focuses on preparing elementary teachers to teach polar science concepts while also integrating inquiry-based science and literacy instruction. The project draws on research showing that an integrated approach can improve student achievement in science.

Big Cats Online

NatGeoDiscover the 'Big Cats', the Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Jaguar – discover their distribution, natural history and their plight as we enter the Twenty-first Century.

Bill Nye the Science Guy

BillNyeBill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Bill has been doing most of his life.

Butterfly Conservatory

ButterflyThe Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History. Visitors can mingle with up to 500 live butterflies among tropical flowers and vegetation.

Carnegie Hall for Kids

CarnegieVisit Carnegie Hall and join Violet as she embarks on an instrument safari, guided by her venerable uncle Ollie, collecting all the instruments of the orchestra to the accompaniment of Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.

Chemistry for Kids

Chem4KidsIf you are looking for basic chemistry information, Chemistry for Kids is the right site for you. It's not just for kids, it's for everyone. We have information on matter, atoms, elements, the periodic table, reactions, and biochemistry.

Come to Your Senses

Senses15What's that smell? Do you hear that noise? Taste this! Look at me! Feel this, isn't it soft? When you hear, or even use these phrases, you probably don't stop to think about why we use them. Well, it's because of Our Senses. Without us even knowing, our sense organs (nose, eyes, ears, tongue, and skin) are taking in information and sending it to the brain for processing. If we didn't have them, we would not be able to smell, see, hear, taste, or touch anything! Talk about a boring life.

EdHeads

EdHeadsEdheads is an online educational resource that provides free science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Choose from Crash Scene Invetigations, Simple Machines, Design a Cell Phone, Virtual Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Heart Repair, among others. All activities meet state and national standards.

Elapsed Time Calculator

mathcatsCount down the time to a date in the future, or find the Elapsed Time since a date in the past.

Fablevision Place

FablevisionFableVision Place is a town for kids and grown-ups of all ages, filled with stories, games and fun places to visit. Wander around, stop by the café and have fun!

Fact Monster

FactMonsterFact Monster is a tween destination for homework help and facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health. Highly ranked in search engines, Fact Monster contains an encyclopedia, almanacs, games, quizzes, research tools, holiday features, lots of self-made micro-sites for books, and more.

FBI Kids

FBIThe FBI Kids page is designed for children and their parents to learn more about the FBI through age-appropriate games, tips, stories and interactives. We also introduce you to our working dogs and show how FBI special agents and analysts investigate cases.

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

FrogsBrilliant orange, bright blue, dazzling red—Frogs come in an astonishing array of colors. This vivid assortment of hues hints at the remarkable diversity that exists among the frog species inhabiting the globe. From lush rainforests to parched deserts, frogs are found in nearly every environment on Earth, and their survival strategies range from surprising to bizarre.

FunBrain

FunbrainSince 1997, kids, teachers, librarians, and parents have enthusiastically turned to Funbrain for its free educational games, online books, and comics. Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. Plus, kids can read a variety of popular books and comics on the site, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Amelia Writes Again, and Brewster Rocket.

Girls, Inc.

GirlsIncGirls get a lot of negative messages telling them they can’t do things or should look and behave in certain ways just because they're girls. Girls Inc. is there to remind girls that this is just...well, nonsense. Girls Inc. knows girls can do anything and become anything they try.

Grammar Gorillas

GrammarOur friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right word in the sentence, our friends get a banana. And you know, a gorilla with a banana is a gorilla with appeal.

History of the Holidays

HistoryChannelHolidays, whether somber or jovial, are a time for families and communities to come together, commemorate historic events and usher in the seasons. Holidays are often a time to reconnect with friends and family. Did you know that Americans send over 1.5 billion Christmas cards and 150 million Valentine's Day cards annually? Americans buy 58 million pounds of chocolate for Valentine's Day, more than 35 million pounds of candy corn for Halloween and individually consume more than 24 pounds of candy a year. Whether sacred or secular, every celebration has its own unique story. Discover the history behind the holidays.

How the President is Elected

PresElectThis Social Studies site is a resource for K - 8 students, teachers, and anyone else who wants to learn about How the President is Elected and other government related issues.

International Children’s Digital Library

ICDLThe ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.  Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.

Isreal for Kids

IsraelIsrael for Kids is a tool to educate English speaking children about vibrant Israel. Skrulik, a well-known Israeli cartoon character hosts the site.

K – 3 Theme Units

EnchLearnThese Enchanted Learning themes have links to simple crafts, nursery rhymes, coloring book printouts, information, and/or quizzes based on the topic.

Kapili: Chemistry, Biology & More for Kids

KapiliKapili.com is a launch pad to biology, chemistry, geography, neuroscience, cosmos, physics and more for kids.

KidsKnowIt

KidsKnowKidsKnowIt provides a variety of activities for early learners, including a wonderful free educational movies section that covers a variety of topics. Each movie ends with an interactive online quiz. New movies added weekly.

LittleClickers

LittleClickLittleClickers is a safe and fun collection of educational web sites for children in the 3- to 12-year age range.

Magic School Bus

MagSchlBusA bus full of fun games and activities, all about your favorite topics from The Magic School Bus. The site features games, art contests, card factory, sneak peaks at new books, and answers to frequently asked questions. Also includes resources for parents.

Maisy’s Fun Club

MaisyDo you like to read, play games, color or make things? Just click on one of Maisy's friends to begin the fun!

Math Dictionary

MathDictAn animated, interactive Math Dictionary for students which explains over 500 common mathematical terms in simple language. Features over 200 printable maths charts or math posters suitable for interactive whiteboards, classroom displays, math walls, display boards, student handouts, homework help, concept introduction and consolidation and other math reference needs.

Maya & Miguel

PBSWith humorous twists and turns, every episode of Maya & Miguel presents new adventures and double the fun for these 10-year-old twins. Featuring their family, friends and richly diverse neighborhood, each story revolves around Maya's well-intentioned meddling in the lives of her family and friends, always placing her in an interesting and often hilarious predicament.

Mousercise

MouserciseThe Palm Beach County Library System presents this resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse. From this page, you can jump to the Mousing Around tutorial, to the Mousercise exercises, or to the practice games.

Nature: Interactives and Games

NatureAt NATURE Interactive Online, visitors can stream full episodes of NATURE programs, watch behind-the-scenes video exclusives, view program excerpts and find fun interactive content, teacher lesson plans, and more.

Oddball

OddballOn Oddball, one of the animals pictured is different. Can you pick which one?

Ology

OlogyOLogy means "the study of." And here on the American Museum of Natural History's OLogy Web site, you can study and explore many cool OLogies.

PestWorld

PestworldWhat are pests? PestWorld see them as animals out of place. Out in nature, they're just doing their jobs. But when they move into our homes and yards, then we call them pests.

Planets – Zoom Astronomy

PlanetsOur solar system consists of the sun, eight planets, moons, many dwarf planets (or plutoids), an asteroid belt, comets, meteors, and others. The sun is the center of our solar system; the planets, their moons, a belt of asteroids, comets, and other rocks and gas orbit the sun. The eight planets that orbit the sun are (in order from the sun): Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune. Another large body is Pluto, now classified as a dwarf planet or plutoid.

Poptropica

PoptropicaPoptropica is a safe online virtual world that entertains and informs millions of kids all around the world by engaging them in narrative quests and online games.

Proton Don

ProtonDonFunBrain's Proton Don will show you a periodic table that contains the elements' symbols and their periodic numbers. You are given an element's name, you must click on the element's symbol.

Puzzlemaker

PuzzlemakerPuzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more-using your own word lists.

Rain Forest at Night

NatGeoAfter dark in the Borneo Rain Forest, unique sounds, smells and sights emerge as animals unseen by day move about in search of food. Rain forests are home to more than half of all plant and animal species, yet they are being destroyed at a staggering rate. Every year, millions of acres of rain forest - and the plants and animals  within them - are lost forever.

Reading Rockets

ReadRocketsReading Rockets offers a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. Our reading resources assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.

Sea and Sky

SeaSkySea and Sky brings the splendors of the seas and the wonders of the universe to members of the Internet community.

Seussville

SeussWelcome to Seussville—the official home of Dr. Seuss on the Web—is the place for children of all ages to play and learn with Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully whimsical books and classic characters. The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and all of the Dr. Seuss books leap to life through interactive games and activities that will enrich each child’s reading experience.

Shakespeare for Kids

FolgerWelcome to the Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Home to the world’s largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art, the Folger serves a wide audience of researchers, visitors, teachers, students, families, and theater- and concert-goers.

Sharks

SharksAround the world and throughout history, Sharks have inspired stories, art, traditions and rituals. In this award-winning exhibit, visitors took a "world tour"—from Africa to the Amazon—seeing more than two dozen sharks and rays with their own eyes—and also through the eyes of the many different cultures that have been shaped by them.

SI Kids

SI KidsSIKIDS.COM is the online counterpart to Sports Illustrated For Kids magazine. The site changes from day to day, and even from minute to minute, but our goal stays the same: We aim to create a fun, safe environment for kids, filled with some of the best news, games, and interactive features on the internet. If it's not cool, it's not on our site. If it is, we've included plenty of places where you can click to tell us about it.

Squirmin Herman

HermanHey kids - I'm Squirmin Herman! I don't really have a head like yours. But I do have a head end, the fancy word is anterior. Please remember that it is really different from the tail end, called the posterior. Just imagine how you would feel if someone said they could not tell the difference between your head and rear end (it's so embarrassing, and I get a little sensitive about that).

Toxmystery

ToxMystery was created by the United States National Library of Medicine to help children from 7-11 years old learn about household chemical hazards.The resources also help parents learn more about household chemicals, poison prevention and environmental health education.

Virtual Body

MedtropolisA Virtual Body webspace built for the latest health information that will educate and entertain kids and adults alike. Discover our other popular features such as Health Calculators, Kids Health(c), and the Breast Cancer Guide in addition to the virtual body.

Vocabulary Can Be Fun

VocabFunVocabulary Can Be Fun is a leading vocabulary website worldwide with the best flash online word games. The vocabulary games include an online word search, an online crossword puzzle, and hangman online (our version is called HangMouse). Users choose the vocabulary list that the online word game will use in the word game. The vocabulary games are popular for use on smart boards for word games to build vocabulary skills in classrooms.

White House, The

WhiteHouseEvery president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls. From the Ground Floor Corridor rooms, transformed from their early use as service areas, to the State Floor rooms, where countless leaders and dignitaries have been entertained, the White House is both the home of the President of the United States his family and a museum of American history. The White House is a place where history continues to unfold.

Writing with Writers

ScholasticOn the Writing with Writers website, students work with authors, editors and illustrators in exclusive workshops designed to guide them in developing their skills.

Yahoo Kids

YahooligansYahoo! Kids is Yahoo!'s entertainment and education site for children aged 6 through 12. Our mission is to connect you and your children with the best—and safest—content on the Web. We want to be your kids' #1 starting point on the Web—the place where they can always find just what they're seeking, whether for school or fun.

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