Recommended Sites for Kids
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GRANDMA SN’s LIST OF RECOMMENDED WEBSITES FOR KIDS
A mighty girl: www.amightygirl.com
This website boast the world’s largest collection of books, toys and movies for smart, confident, and courageous girls. While we doubt that, it is a good website for small girls.
A great website for almost everybody. It has thousands of titles to choose from, and will actually read the book to you when you are too tired to read it yourself.
ABCya is a free website full of educational games for grades K-5, all of it designed by teachers. It’s all games, no videos, so kids stay interactive. Their content is very good—most of it is truly educational. You do not need to create an account or give out your email address to use the site. There are ads and they also advertise for-profit related apps.
Brain Pop: www.brainpop.com
This site offers fun and educational animated videos and games to help reinforce the school curriculum from kindergarten through grade 12. (Check out Brain Pop Jr. for grades K to 3.) A subscription is required to access the entire site but there is still plenty of content available for free.
Catholic Church: www.catholic.org
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.25 billion members worldwide. One of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilisation. Ask your parents to take you to a Catholic church to see if it the right religion for you and your family
Cool math.com: www.coolmath.com
Cool math.com is “an amusement park of math and more.” Children can play on-line math games that help them with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, money and more. CoolMath is geared toward ages 13 and up, but sister site CoolMath4Kids.com is appropriate for ages 3 through 12. CoolMath-Games.com includes math games for preschoolers
Disney will always be among the top websites for families. Their website includes links to stores, travel information to their amusement parks, information on videos, movies books and a lot more. Their websites and blogs win so many awards they only thing Grandma SN can suggest is for you to pay them a visit.
Eco Kids: www.ecokids.ca
Harness your kids eco-enthusiasm with green-themed games and articles. This Canadian website is the perfect compliment to the elementary school curriculum and the Take Action section will help your kids make a real impact on the environment.
A great website for kids that disguises education with fun with games like grammar gorillas and math basketball.
Highlights for Kids: www.highlightskids.com
An electronic copy of the Highlights books most adults read when they were kids. Also reinforces Grandma SN’s tips for safety for kids on line.
How stuff works.com: www.howstuffworks.com
When your child wants to know why the sky is blue, how a tornado forms or any number of other questions he can come up with on a daily basis, head on over to How Stuff Works.com. The articles break down subjects like autos, culture, entertainment, science, money, technology and more. Games, quizzes and videos also round out your children’s learning experience.
Jehovah’s Witnesses: www.jw.org
Jehovah’s Witnesses come from hundreds of ethnic and language backgrounds, yet we are united by common goals. Above all, we want to honor Jehovah, the God of the Bible and the Creator of all things. We do our best to imitate Jesus Christ and are proud to be called Christians. Each of us regularly spends time helping people learn about the Bible and God’s Kingdom. Because we witness, or talk, about Jehovah God and his Kingdom, we are known as Jehovah’s Witnesses. Tell your parents you would like to visit one of their temples to see if it is the right church for you and the rest of your family.
Kids sites.com: www.kidssites.com
Educational, fun stuff and even something for adults all on a great website devoted to providing kids with something to do other than watch TV
Leap Frog: www.leapfrog.com
Leap frogis the leader in educational entertainment for children. For nearly 20 years, Leap Frog has created award-winning learning solutions that combine educational expertise, innovative technology, and a child’s love for fun. With experiences that are personalized to each child’s level, Leap Frog helps children achieve their potential through Leap Frog’s proprietary learning tablets, learn to read and write systems, interactive learning toys and more, all designed or approved by Leap Frog’s full-time in-house team of learning experts.
The Morman Church: www.morman.org
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the official name of the religion commonly called the Mormon Church. It was established April 6, 1830 by Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church. From the original six members in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ has grown to a membership of nearly 14 million on six continents. Tell your parents you would like to know more about this church and the wonderful educational tools they offer to help kids learn about Christ.
National Geographic Kids: http://www.kids.nationalgeographic.com
Similar information to that listed in the National Geographic Magazine but from a kids perspective. It also includes games for kids but is a great learning site for them.
Play games, share your avatar, download screensavers and catch up on your favourite cartoon characters at the Mecca of TV cartoondom. Plus Nick Junior (www.nickjr.co.uk), customised for pre-schoolers.
PBS Kids: www.pbskids.org
There are lots fun and educational games and activities for kids on the PBS website. The American public broadcaster is known for quality content and delivers on it’s kids’ programming too.
an interactive website revolving around the seven books, provides fans with exclusive content, games and a variety of other interactive features that compliment each book. Users must sign up for a free account before they can access different aspects of the site, but the process is quick and asks very little in the way of personal information other than a name and birthday
A great website that offers downloadable apps to remind you to exercise. Though it started out for adults, it now offers a sworkit for kids.
A social network for kids that offers them to interact with kids their own age. It has filters to prevent kids from using foul language, and tips on Internet safety even Grandma SN would approve.
Yahoo Kids: www.yahoo.com
Offers kids movies movies Jokes and even a study zone with an encyclopedia and dictionary for the kid’s use. It also includes a parents section with reviews of movies from a parents perspective and some additional advice on Internet safety for kids if you think you didn’t get enough from Grandma SN.
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