Great Websites for Kids!

Kids using touch screen computerThe Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) maintains a helpful online resource that all parents should know about, “Great Websites for Kids.” Looking for some fun and educational sites to share with your children? Try some of the links below! And be sure to check out Great Websites for Kids” frequently – a different website is highlighted every week.

Creative Kids Central
Creative Kids Central encourages young people to explore the power and beauty of classical music. Co-sponsored by Classical KUSC 91.5 in Los Angeles and the Creative Kids Education Foundation, this site is primarily aimed at children aged 7-9, their families, and caregivers.

Frontiers for Young Minds
Frontiers for Young Minds focuses on the field of neuroscience featuring peer-reviewed articles whose editorial panel are kids.

Harry Potter Alliance
The Harry Potter Alliance is a non-profit organization that encourages activism and civic engagement among young Harry Potter fans. In addition to information about the non-profit, the website features a blog, current HPA campaigns and resources for starting a chapter.

Latinos in Kid Lit
This website provides a vast collection of information about Latino children’s literature, including extensive booklists of works by and about Latinos.

Fun Brain
Who ever thought learning math could be so much fun? Test your math skills with these fun and interesting games. Includes some teacher and parenting resources as well.

Ocean Portal
Discover the sea through a fun-filled blog, media gallery video, or current museum happenings. Explore ocean life and amazing ocean photos. Under the Educator’s Corner, check-out lessons plans for all grades.

Periodic Table of Elements
This website contains more than 25 scientific truths about each element including density, state, atomic radius, etc.. Can be translated into 8 languages.

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