Kids directories and search sites that are good for kid and parenting site listings.
Netsmartz.orgThis site is put together by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Boys & Girls Clubs of America and it has invaluable information for parents about keeping your kids safe online and off. I would highly recommend visiting and bookmarking this website.
Educational and Learning Sites
Science and Nature Activities and Experiments for Preschoolers - tons of great ideas to get your young children interested in science and nature. Learning can be fun!
Art Projects for KidsWonderful site to find fun art projects that kids can do easily. Created and maintained by a Kids Art teacher.
Kids Web JapanExplore Japan on a kids level and find interesting things to do, see and learn about.
Chillola.comA wonderful site for kids learning foreign languages with basic words for Shapes, Colors, Alphabet etc.
Alphabet ActionLearning Planet's section for learning the Alphabet. Great preschool online resource. Education.comThis is a great overall site filled with Educational activities, worksheets and articles on Education. Sesame StreetYoung children can learn about letters, counting, thinking, science, music, art, culture and getting along with others.
Math PlaygroundAction packed math site for elementary and middle school students featuring math games, math word problems, math worksheets, logic puzzles, and math videos. PBS Kids Early Math GamesGreat information and fun resources to help your child build his/her early math skills at PBS Kids parents section.
NY Philharmonic Kidsa wonderful and fun Kids site all about Music. Composing, instruments, games and more. Play MusicProvides information about musical instruments, composers, and musicians. With Shockwave plug-in, visitors can also play interactive musical games.
Nature and Animals
Animal PlanetGames and interactive features for kids at Animal Planet. Kids PlanetFacts, games, a teacher's section,information on saving endangered species. Fact sheets on over 50 species of Animals.
Free Children StoriesA wonderful site of free stories for children by Daniel Errico. Some flash, flip the page stories and fun rhyming stories. Giggle PoetryChildren's poetry by Meadowbrook Press. Lots of funny poems, poetry contests and more! Ideas for educators on teaching poetry in fun and interesting ways. Kid SoupPreschool and Kindergarten online Resource. KindersayEducational site for kids to learn letters, words and signing. Reading RocketsA wonderful site devoted to Teaching kids to Read and helping those struggling to Read. StarfallA free website to teach children to read. Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. Contains exciting interactive books and phonics games. StoryPlaceSpanish & English versions. Listen to interactive children's stories, play with on-line activities, print out take-home activities. Tumble BooksThis is a fun site for kids, parents and teachers to utilize for Reading. Hundreds of animated books for Kids with audio. Word GirlPBS site that encourages kids to learn words and get them ready for reading.
Brain PopAnimated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies and English movies, comic strips, activity pages and school homework help for kids. Inner body- Human Anatomy OnlineDo you have a child that wants to be a doctor- check out the different systems of the body- skeletal, digestive, nervous and more. A site geared at kids over 7 or 8- lots of big words and drawing of each body system. Kids AstronomyPowerful and fun resource for kids, exploring astronomy and other space related topics. Play games, learn through interactive applications, and much more. OlogyAmerican Museum of Natural History site for kids. Learn a lot about astronomy, paleontology, and the definitions of other "ologies" on this site. science.preschoolrock.comScience and nature activities and experiments for preschoolers. Tons of great ideas to get your children interested in science and nature. Learning can be fun!
Family Activities and Crafts
Cooking for Kids
Cupcake Kid CafeA fun site all about Cooking, run by 7 year old Rachel who features fun recipes, videos and cooking games for Kids.
American GirlA real online fun place for girls. Create e-cards, do fun activities, post your photo and play games. BarbieFun activities, crafts and other online fun all revolving around Barbie. Disney PrincessesGames and videos for all little princess lovers. Official Disney Princess site. Fox KidsA site with shows for kids and games based on the shows. Funology.comThis site is about the Science of Having Fun- it is educational and fun- it has a few games, jokes, brain busters and more. Go Girls Only A fun site sponsored by the Girl Scouts of America. Fun and games for girls.
This Site has lots of games and activities based on tv shows that run on this Canadian Broadcasting station.
LegoFun kids site with games, comics and movies. PBS Kids-News Flash Five Kids NewsThis site is designed to give kids (7 and up) a place to go and learn about what is happening around the world in the news with the appropriate amount of content for kids and the broadcasters are virtual kids (animated). It is a neat site to go to with your older kids. PlaymobileVariety of online games and 3D catalogue. PoptropicaPoptropica, a virtual world for kids to travel, play games, compete in head-to-head competition, and communicate safely. Kids can also read books, comics and more. Primary GamesFun site for teachers, parents, and kids featuring free educational games, coloring pages, interactive e-books. SeussvilleA site by Random House that has games and printables from the Dr. Seuss books. SeussvilleSeussville Games. Here are lots of games for you to play. To keep you entertained all day! Up To TenEducational and Fun games and activities for children aged up to ten years old. webkinz.comVirtual playworld for kids. In order to play you have to have purchased a webkinz stuffed animal. Although many kids younger than 7 may go to this site, I believe it is most appropriate for kids older than 6 and that can read the information.
Preschooler - 6
Boowa & KwalaWonderful and fun Kids site. Children's music plus great illustrated stories. A preschool activity center with over 800 games for kids aged up to six. English or French. CandylandColoring pages and fun activities related to Candyland. GofretteA fun and games site for the younger set. In French or English. Based on a favorite tv character, Gofrette. Jump StartJumpStart is a series of educational games produced by Knowledge Adventure. The series is distributed as Jump Ahead in the United Kingdom. Kid SoupPreschool and Kindergarten online Resource. membership subscription. My Little PonyThis is a cute site geared to little girls who love My Little Pony. Features games and activities for preschool kids. PanWapaA Sesame Workshop site for fun and education for young children. RayLit
Fun learning with educational games, videos & activities for kids.
A fun site for Reading with lots of books to choose from, read by celebrities.
All coloring website for kids with original graphics to color. Lots of themes.
The Mouse Club
Free games, activities, stories and puzzles for Kids 4 - 10.
Thomas & Friends
This site offers a number of favorite characters for children to interact with through games and fun activities. The star, of course, is Thomas the Train.
Online toddler games, kids games, puzzles, drawing, colouring, music with sound recorder.
Health and Medical
Portion Distortion-slideshowNational Heart, Lung and Blood Institute-Obesity Education Initiative offers a informative slide show about portion sizes and eating right.
Curious BabyA site devoted to new moms, pregnant moms and everything about Baby. Recipes, Health, Shopping, Product Reviews.
Parenting Magazines Online
iVillageDaily expert advice for parents. ParenthoodFrom birth to school age, a great resource for parents with articles on health, nutrition and parenting styles. ParentingA magazine devoted to all aspects of parenting. ParentsAn online parenting magazine for parents on the go. Todays ParentA good parent resource magazine for kids. In print and online.