Recommended Children's Websites

AAA Math - Basic math skills for kindergarten through 8th grade.
- A critical thinking website that teaches kids ages 8-12 how to understand advertisements they see every day.

Amazing Kids - A children's non-profit organization that helps kids realize their potential with a kid-created online magazine.

American Girl - Games and more about the favorite series of dolls, books, and movies.

American Sign Language Browser - A visual dictionary of ASL.

AR BookFinder - An online tool for finding books and their AR levels.

Ask Dr. Math - Solve all your math problems with help from Dr. Math.

Big Fish Games - Online and downloadable games for kids.

B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - An educational search site with great homework links for kids, parents and teachers.

BrainBashers - "An exciting collection of brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, games and optical illusions."

Carnegie Cyber Academy - An interactive game designed for 4th and 5th graders that teaches internet safety and computer security.

CIA Kid Page - Learn about the CIA, play games, and solve puzzles.

Dance Mat Typing - Teaches kids how to type in a fun way and at many different levels.

Discovery Kids - Discovery channel fun and games for kids.

Earth Rangers - Games and information all about wildlife. - Sponsored by the George Lucas Foundation, this e-zine offers the latest news in education.

Fact Monster - Get homework help with information on just about everything.

Family Fun - A Disney site with everything from crafts to recipes to printables and playtime for family fun.

Farmer's Almanac for Kids - Activities, trivia, puzzles, and more about weather and the outdoors.

FBI Kids Page - Designed for kids with games, tips, and stories presented by the FBI.

50 States - Information about states including flags, maps, and more.

Florida Kids - Learn facts about Florida's cultures and settlement.

Florida Senate Kids -
Facts and history about the state of Florida designed with kids in mind.

Foreign Languages for Kids - shares first words in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian. - Fun and brainy games with web books and comics.

GetNetWise - Offers tips on having a safe and positive online experience.

Get Ready to Read - Includes activities to encourage early literacy skills and kindergarten preparation. - "A month by month guide to school readiness."

High School Ace - "Academic homepage for High School Students."

Hooda Math - Play games, watch videos, and do tutorials and worksheets to learn math.

Joy 2 Learn - Established in 2000 to improve public education by creating and providing high-quality arts content free of charge. - Educational games for kids about space. - A safe and fun way for children to play and communicate.

Kids Info - Designed by a schoolteacher devoted to providing the best homework help and resources for teachers and parents. Updated weekly. - A collective of educational, fun, and parent/teacher sites.

Kids Know It Network - Educational games and informational sites on everything!

Kidspace@InternetPublicLibrary - Play games and ask homework questions with links to topics on every
subject and science fair project ideas.

Lexical Free Net - Combination thesaurus, rhyming dictionary, pun generator, and concept navigator.

Lexile - Official Lexile site for determining the reading level of books.

Literacy Center - Play and learn with language. English, Spanish, German, and French are represented. - "Safe, fun Internet explorations for children."

Math Moves U - An exploratory site with games and fun with math sprinkled throughout.

Merriam-Webster Word Central - An online dictionary and thesaurus for kids.

My Sunshine State Young Reader's Award - Sunshine State (Battle of the Books) Book Award winners for grades 3-5 and 6-8.

National Geographic Kids - A youth version of the popular company's website with information and games. - Access games and activities that reinforce Internet safety and the NetSmartz characters. - Everything Nick from games to videos. Explore the fun.

PBS Kids - Coloring, games, videos, and music.

Pinellas Parent Educators Association - A support group for homeschool families in Pinellas County.

Pop Cap - Online and downloadable games for kids.

Primary Games - Online and downloadable games for kids. - Free resources for parents and teachers to help education children.

Reading A-Z - "Download thousands of books, reading lessons, and supporting reading materials."

Rhyme Zone - Type in a word to find its rhymes, synonyms, and more... - Includes "Child Safety on the Information Highway." - Information for teen safety on the Internet as well as safe teen blogging.

Scholastic for Kids - Check out your favorite book characters with games and activities.
- Cutting edge science news for kids!

Sheppard Software - Games designed to teach children on various subjects.

Smithsonian Education - "A place for kids to explore, discover, and learn."

Spark Notes Test Prep - Offers free study aids and practice tests for high school age and up. - Children have fun while learning to read.

Super Science Fair Projects for Kids - Step-by-step guide to experiments and ideas for kids K-college.

Surfing the Net with Kids - A site with fun and educational tools for parents and children, including site reviews.

Switcheroo Zoo - A playing and learning site all about animals.

Teen Reads - Information and reviews on teen books with and ultimate reading list and book club tips.

Time for Kids - Information and current events for kids.

Twisty Noodle - A site with free printable coloring pages and writing worksheets. - Fun and games for all kids up to age 10.

Woogie World - "Teaching kids internet safety, life values, and fun."

Worksheet Lab - A site with free educational and fun printables and paper crafts.

World Almanac for Kids - Filled with fun facts and games about the world around us.