Fun Links & Homework Help

Fun & Games

ABCya: The Leader in Educational Computer Games for Kids  All children's educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.

School of Dragons  holds a world full of creativity and exploration packed with endless quests and adventures that enables kids to raise, bond and train their dragons.

JumpStart Online Games  The engaging, interactive games in the JumpStart virtual world promise hours of enthusiastic fun for kids of all ages.

Poptropica  Poptropica® is a virtual world in which kids explore and play in complete safety. Every month, millions of kids from around the world are entertained and informed by Poptropica's engaging quests, stories, and games.

StoryPlace  See and listen to multimedia stories for children in Spanish and English.

Starfall  First Grade Mathematics and Reading.

Lil' Fingers  A storybook site for toddlers with educational games, storybooks and printable coloring pages.

Online Jigsaw Puzzles  Online jigsaw puzzles on a variety of topics.  Can you find the one of the troll?

Paper Models of Polyhedra  Another rainy day activity.  Print these paper models and put them together. 

 

PBS Kids     Sesame Street     CBeebies     Kids' CBC    Universal Kids    Nick Jr.     Disney Junior     

 

     Peep and the Big Wide World    Lego-Duplo     Seussville

 

Homework Help

Ohio Web Library  Writing a paper? Working on a project?  Need some reliable, accurate information?  Check out research information at the Ohio Web Library provided by the Ohio Public Library Information Network.  Your library card number is needed to access this information. 

 

Animals

 

Art

 

Authors & Illustrators

  • Beverly Cleary  Learn more about this favorite author and her characters.  Fun games available.

  • Chris Van Allsburg  Read his books, then check out the web site for more information about the author along with games, a scavenger hunt, and more.

  • Dav Pilkey  Learn more about the author of the Captain Underpants books with games, junk, stuff, and thingies.

  • David Wiesner  Learn more about the three-time Caldecott medal winner

  • Jan Brett  A multitude of activities revolving around Jan Brett's books.

  • Judy Blume  Information about the author, writing, and censorship.

  • Denise Fleming  Learn more about this Caldecott Honor award winner from the Toledo area.  This website is chocked full of puzzles, crafts, and book activities. 

  • Mo Willems  Popular author of the Pigeon books and Elephant and Piggie along with many other humorous books.  

  • Erin Stead  Illustrator with a Caldecott Award for A Sick Day for Amos McGee. 

  • Roald Dahl  A fun site about the man who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and many other beloved books.

  • Judy Schachner  Author of the popular Skippyjon Jones series of books.

 

Countries of the World

  • CIA World Factbook  Up-to-date information on nations around the world including flags and maps.  Developed by the CIA.

  • Colouring Book of Flags  Black and white images of flags of many countries to color.


Dinosaurs

  • Fossils for Kids  Fossil information, education, and fun for kids of all ages.

 

General Science

  • National Geographic Kids  Games, videos, stories, and much more about our natural world.

  • Seymour Simon  Watch videos about science topics, information for teachers, look up a science word to get its definition.  A fun site to explore for the science enthusiast in all of us. 

 

History

 

Math

 

Native Americans

 

News & Current Events

  • Time for Kids  Current events updated daily for kids in grades K-6.

 

Ohio

  • Ohio EMA Kids  Learn about natural disasters that affect Ohio.  Developed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety.

  • Ohio.gov  Doing a report on Ohio?  This website gives information on Ohio's government and history.

  • Famous Ohioans  Famous astronauts, inventors, Indians, Presidents, and women from Ohio.  Developed by the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

  • Ohio Historical Society

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