Selected websites with educational learning tools, games and more - all geared towards children.
Bill Nye (The Science Guy)
Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, helps people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. He makes science entertaining and accessible for all ages.
Sesame Workshop is an independent nonprofit organization on a mission to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Their unforgettable characters bring joyful learning into children’s lives. Their focus is on preschool-age children.
Coolmath4Kids is an amusement park of games, lessons and more, designed to teach math and make it FUN. For ages 12 and under.
Love math? Hate math? Need homework help? This site's for you! Coolmath.com offers explanations that are easy to grasp on topics like algebra, pre-calculus and more. For ages 13+.
Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy. Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, Funbrain.com has been the leader in free educational games for kids since 1997.
Highlights for Kids
The magazine for kids that's been around for more than 60 years also offers online ways to play, read, and craft with your children. The site includes matching games, art activities, animated stories and science experiments to help kids learn while having fun on the Highlights for Kids website.
National Geographic for Kids
Watch animal web cams, learn interesting animal facts, see and share photos of nature, learn about different countries, try science experiments, and much more on Kids.NationalGeographic.com. There's also a "Little Kids" section for the younger explorers in your home.
Each of the educational shows your children watch on PBS has its own section on PBSKids.org. Find sing-a-long songs, sorting and counting games, bonus videos, and more.
Kids | Scholastic.com
Scholastic Books interactive pages where kids can play with their favorite book characters, read about new books, and see software reviews; links for parents with advice on helping with homework, and keeping schedules; and a section for teachers including a homeroom homepage.
Launched in 2010, NASA's Climate Kids website tells the story of our changing planet through the eyes of the NASA missions studying Earth. Targeting kids ages 8 and up, the site is full of games, activities and articles that make climate science accessible and engaging.
NASA's Space Place
Launched in 1998, NASA Space Place's mission is to inspire and enrich upper-elementary-aged kids' learning of space and Earth science online through fun games, hands-on activities, informative articles and engaging short videos. With material in both English and Spanish and resources for parents and teachers, NASA Space Place has something for everyone.
Sports Illustrated For Kids
Sports Illustrated online magazine for kids. News and comentary on everything sports related.