Fun Website Links
  • Building Big
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/index.html
    Explore large structures and what it takes to build them with BUILDING BIG™, a five-part PBS television series and Web site from WGBH Boston. BUILDING BIG explores the history behind some of the world’s greatest feats of engineering and the ingenuity of the engineers, architects, and builders who designed and built them.

  • DogEared
    http://www.kidsblogs.nationalgeographic.com/dogeared/
    An online book club: DogEared is a blog ALL about books. Good books, funny books, adventure books. Books about animals, friendship, pirates, faraway places… Books about, almost EVERYTHING!

  • FunBrain - www.funbrain.com - Learn while having fun.  Features interactive games like Grammar Gorilla's and Math Baseball.  Also includes web books and fun comics.

  • Giggle Poetry
    http://www.gigglepoetry.com/index.aspx
    The self proclaimed number one fun poetry site for kids on the web! Learn to write poetry, create poems online, and read and rate hundreds of poems. Teacher resources available.

  • Hooda Math - www.hoodamath.com Over 100 cool math games!

  • Imagination Café – Feed Your Mind!
    http://www.imagination-cafe.com
    Imagination Café is safe, fun, education and entertainment site for kids and tweens with quizzes, recipes and articles on careers, animals, history, sports, science, and more!

  • Jack Prelutsky
    http://www.jackprelutsky.com
    Explore the wacky and inventive poetry of Jack Prelutsky, the first Children’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation

  • Journey North
    http://www.learner.org/jnorth/
    Global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. Engaging stories, photos, videos and slide shows from the natural world. Viewers can read, view, track, graph, analize, view migration maps, sightings, and read the latest news on our ever changing natural world

  • Kaboose: Where Family Comes First
    http://funschool.kaboose.com
    Lots of arcade-style games to play online and coloring pages to print out.

  • Mrs. P
    www.MrsP.com
    Kids can listen in as Mrs. P (played by Kathy Kinney) reads aloud classic children’s stories. The site also contains interactive games and activities. Requires a high-speed Internet connection.

  • Read Kiddo Read
    http://www.readkiddoread.com/home
    An authoritative resource for finding the best, current literature for children of all ages. It includes summaries, read-alikes, reviews, and links to related activities. Find the books with links to Library Finder and various booksellers. Join the newsletter and the ReadKiddoRead Community to access author interviews, blogs, lesson plans, and more.

  • Scholastic Computer Lab Favorites http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/clf/tguidesitemap.htm Quick computer lab favorites for Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science and Spanish.

  • Scholastic News Online
    www.scholastic.com/news
    Today’s news headlines in a kid-friendly format. Kids will experience the news from a variety of angles with articles, videos, book reviews, surveys, newsfeeds, and podcasts. The Kids Press Corps are real kids conducting interviews, reporting, and maintaining the blog. The site includes interactive games about current events, geography, newsmakers, and more.

  • Science New for Kids
    www.sciencenewsforkids.org
    A collection of the latest science news articles from around the globe.

  • Wildlife Film Maker
    http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/filmmaker.html
    The National Geographic Wildlife Filmmaker allows kids to make animal movies using short clips of a wide variety of animals. With a simple drag-and-drop interface, they can add animal sounds, music and captions. Once a masterpiece is completed, it can be saved on the site to share with family and friends or e-mailed directly to them.