Web Links for Kids & Teens

Free Games

Disney Junior
Games for kids.

Hit Entertainment (Angelina Ballerina, Barney, Thomas, Bob the Builder and Pingu)
"Online games, videos, activities, printables."

Nick Jr.
"Kids, parents, preschoolers, and everyone in your family will find hundreds of online kids games, kids crafts, and coloring pages starring favorite Nick Jr. characters."

PBS Kids
Educational games for kids.

Sesame Street
"Play games wih your child and then talk about what you did together!"

Seussville
"The official home of Dr. Seuss on the Web. 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.

Government

Ben's Guide to US Government
"Ben's Guide serves as the educational component of GPO Access, GPO's service to provide the official online version of legislative and regulatory information. This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids."

Health

Tox Town (Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine)
"Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where you live, work, and play."

Homework Help

BJ Pinchbeck Homework Helper
Homework help site started by BJ Pinchbeck when he was 9 years old.

Factmonster
"Online almanac, dictionary, encylopedia, and homework help."

Homework Spot
"Homework help, science fair project ideas, math help, homework helper."

IPL
"ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment."

Local Things to Do

Howell Living History Farm
"The farm is an educational facility open to the public that preserves and interprets farming life and processes from the era of 1890-1910."

Patch: East Windsor Patch, Lawrenceville Patch, etc.
News, Sports, Events, Businesses & Deals."

PrincetonKIDS
Site is "dedicated to providing useful information for greater Princeton area families, to keep parents in the know and kids on the go".

Reading and Book Related Websites

Caldecott
"The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. "

Guys Read
"Our mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers."

International Children's Digital Library
"The mission of the International Children's Digital Library Foundation (ICDL Foundation) is to support the world's children in becoming effective members of the global community - who exhibit tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online free of charge."

Newbery
"The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."

Pigeon Presents
Starring Mo Willems' pigeon.

Printz Award
"The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In addition, the Printz Committee names up to four honor books, which also represent the best writing in young adult literature."

Project Gutenberg
"Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online."

ReadKiddoRead
"The number one spot on the web for getting kids into great books."

Storyline Online
"An online streaming video program featuring SAG members reading Children's books aloud."

YourNextRead
"We started YourNextRead to make discovering, buying and enjoying a book as simple as finding your next film or band."

Science Fair Projects

The Science Explorer
"The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker."

Science Buddies
"Science Buddies mission is to help students from all walks of life [...] build their literacy in science and technology so they can become productive and engaged citizens in the 21st century."

Science Fair Central
"Offers ideas for Science Fair Projects and experiments for kids."

The ipl2 Science Fair Resource Guide
"If you’ve never done a science fair project before, DON’T PANIC! The IPL’s Science Fair Project Resource Guide will help you through the whole project by guiding you to a variety of excellent web resources."

All Science Fair Projects
"We have designed this site to help you and your child search for useful ideas and tips for your experiments. Here, you will find literally hundreds of experiments of every kind in every discipline of science from chemistry, biology, physics to even human psychology."

Space Exploration

NASA
"NASA's vision: To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind. To do that, thousands of people have been working around the world — and off of it — for 50 years, trying to answer some basic questions. What's out there in space? How do we get there? What will we find? What can we learn there, or learn just by trying to get there, that will make life better here on Earth?"

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