Here are weblinks chosen by the Zion-Benton Public Library’s Youth Services staff. Have fun!
ABCmouse: With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc.
Art Junction – Art Junction is designed to provide a safe and structured virtual environment within which teachers and students can pursue artistic and educational goals.
The Best Kids Book Site – An Interactive Channel where Books, Crafts, Podcasts, and Web Resources Intersect.
Book Adventure – If you’re not sure what book you’re looking for, we can help you find a book that’s right for you.
The BookHive – Guide to Children’s Literature and Books. students can pursue artistic and educational goals.
Cartoon Network – The best place for cartoons online: tons of games featuring the world’s biggest cartoon stars.
Cyberbee.com – Provides ways to integrate technology into the classroom in several subjects including math, science, social studies, and language arts.
DiscoverySchool Puzzlemaker – Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.
Disney – Where the magic comes to you!
Fun Brain – Education sites for K-8 teachers and kids. Find online educational games for kids of all ages, including math, grammar, science, spelling, and history.
Funology – The best place on the Web to find things to do. Not just while you’re sitting at the computer, but anywhere. Things to do by yourself or with your friends, your parents, your pets, anyone.
A Game A Day – Enjoy a new word game, word search, brainteaser, trivia game, anagram, cryptogram, crossword and more each weekday! Challenge your general knowledge, vocabulary, spelling, memory, concentration, critical thinking and problem solving.
Games for the Brain – Games to stimulate your brain! Dragger, What Was There?, Sudoku, Spellice, and many more!
Goodnight Stories – The site for families kids parents and teachers – Write a story, read it, or hear it.
The Horn Book – Publications about books for children and young adults.
Kidsreads – This is the place to discover new books, share your favorites, learn about a series, read reviews on new books, and join a bookclub!
Kids Space – Kids’ Space Connection is an international meeting place for children and schoolteachers. Find penpals from around the world! Check out interesting projects you can contribute to, and cool clubs you can join.
Jig Zone – An online Jigsaw Puzzle where you choose the level of difficulty from a simple 6 piece cut to a challenging 247 piece cut.
Nickelodeon – Nickelodeon’s site for preschoolers and their grown-ups. Educational activities with Little Bear and Blue’s Clues.
PBS Kids – From Arthur to Wishbone. Send electronic postcards, print coloring pages, answer riddles, play games, and the schedule of kids’ programs for your area.
Random House – Check out the newest books offered by Random House Publishing. This site includes interviews with your favorite authors and games.
ReadKiddoRead – This site from author James Patterson is dedicated to making kids readers for life.
Scholastic – Games, contests, books. Also stuff for parents, teachers and librarians.