Kid’s Corner

 

A collection of fun and educational resources for children.

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Animals
 
Arts and Music
 
Careers
 
Fun Stuff
 
Global
 
Government
   
Health
   
Math Fun
 
Money
 
Museums
 
Nature
 
Reading Zone
 
References
 
Science Stuff
 
Space
 
Sports
 
State Facts
 
Transportation

 

The Dino Dictionary
Discover dinosaurs through descriptions, definitions, and drawings of these terrible lizards.

The Dinosauria
Find the truth about dinosaur myths and hear about current dinosaur discoveries in America.

The National Zoo
Visit the Smithsonian National Zoological Park from the comfort of your home. Also find out what you can do to help save endangered species.

Farms Safety 4 Just Kids
Games, coloring pages, quizzes and safety tips that will help you have a fun and safe time at the farm.

Crafts


Coloring Pages

Bats, Bears, Birds and beasts need a little color in their life.

PBS Coloring Pages

Coloring pages from popular PBS shows to keep you entertained for hours.

Hands on Crafts

Roll up your sleeves and prepare to get dirty playing in the mud. Or stay clean and make your own shirts and baskets.

Hands on Crafts for Kids – Projects

Projects – Funky flip flops, luxurious lip balm, petroglyphs and pillowcases as well as tons of other things to make from things that are around the house.

Art Room


 Albright Knox Gallery of Games

Compose your own art masterpiece and play tons of fun interactive games that will put your creative juices to the test.

National Gallery of Art Kids Page

Is that Napoleon on skates? Explore these beautiful (and bizarre) works of art through games and activities.

Music Time


PBS Music

Listen to the latest hits from favorite PBS friends.

 

What Do You Like?

Explore career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Wacky Web Tales

Create your own hilarious story by simply filling in the blanks. Lots of stories to choose from and will help you learn the parts of speech.

Guinness Book of World Records

This site is a favorite. There are tons of amazing and mind boggling records. You can even make a record attempt of your own.

Name That Candy Bar

So you think you’re an expert on chocolate? Then see how you do by matching these inside pictures of candy bars with their names.

Kids Fun Page

Tons of arcade-style games as well as educational games like “Grammar Gorillas” and “What’s the Word?” There are also links to other fun sites for kids.

Candy USA

Everything you ever wanted to know about candy. Find out what makes chocolate so addicting and learn some recipes for some incredible fudge.

 

Cultural Diversity


Native American Planet Youth

Listen to the sounds of the Comanche Flute, and learn about the customs and culture of Native Americans.

African-American World

Learn about African-American culture through an interactive game, e-cards that include African-American history, and hearing about African-American heroes who have made a powerful difference in the world.

Wonders of the African World 

Prepare for an interactive journey across the globe as you begin your Quest for the Magic Calabash. Before going, create your own Adinkra cloth to wear, decorated with the traditional Ashanti Symbols.

Our World 


 Traveling Around the World

(The Greatest Places?) Spend the night in a space hut on the world’s largest island. And listen to the call of a lemur or the hiss of a giant cockroach on Madagascar.

Kids Recycle

Learn what others are doing to reduce waste. Make a poster, or create your own logo to promote recycling in your area.

 

Ben’s Guide to US Government for Kids

For kids K-12 – Sing the ABC’s of national government. Put the United States back together and learn the history of the bald eagle and statue of liberty.

The White House

Learn about Flat Stanley’s visit with George Bush, Why tee-ball is being played on the lawn, and what really goes on in the White House.

The Department of Justice

Help the Justice Department by knowing Cyber ethics, the tools for crime prevention, and get an inside scoop on the inner workings of the courtroom.

 

Staying Healthy


FDA Kids Page

Find out all about animals, vaccines, and food safety. Also help FDA investigators inspect a warehouse.

Dealing with Feelings

Feeling depressed? Thinking of running away? Get help with dealing with your feelings in this helpful site with tons of relevant topics for your life.

Kids’ Medical Dictionary

Have you ever had an Otitis Media or visited an Otolaryngologist? Find out what these and other strange medical words mean.

Living with a Chronic Illness

Tons of stories, poems, and artwork by and for children with chronic illnesses.

Health Kidnetic

A colorful interactive site with games, forums, and recipes dealing with the human body.

Being Safe


Street-Safe Kids

A colorful guide to being safe at the bus stop, around weapons, and at school.

FBI Kids Safety
Join Darrell, as he helps you learn to stay away from strangers, being safe on the Internet and being safe around guns.

 

A+ Math

Visit the Game Room, test your math knowledge with Flash Cards, and get help from the Homework Helper.

Math Advantage

Divided by grade level (k-8). Build dinosaurs and join Dr. Gee in the 3-D lab. This site is filled with Shockwave games that will make math exciting and fun.

Dr. Math

Need help finding that formula for geometry, or assistance with adding and subtracting fractions? Dr. Math is here to help.

Explore Your Knowledge

Test your knowledge in math and science and see how you score compared to other students from around the world.

Create a Graph

Use this site to quickly and easily create an area, bar, line, or pie graph. Just simply type in the numbers and titles and you have it.

Volume and Shape 

Predict how high the juice will go when poured from one tank to another.

Times-Tables Practice Tests

Tables Practice Tests – Practice your timetables. Choose from 2’s to 10’s.

Math Puzzles

Read Dr. Math’s answers to students’ tough story problems or ask him one of your own.

 

U.S. Treasury Department

H.I.P Pocket Change
This is a great site about learning the history of coins and more. There are great facts about interesting people, places, and events that are honored on our coins; you can now experience these people, places and events first hand.

Kids Making Money
Learn how you can make money so you can buy that video game, or those new pair of Nikes.

Money Resource Guide
A variety of guides and links to even more money related topics.


The Exploratorium, San Francisco
Learn candy recipes, discover life on other planets, and explore the inner workings of
the human eye.

OMSI- Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry – How did the dinosaurs die? Why did the Titanic sink? And what did the ancient Aztecs use for money?

The Smithsonian Institution
Make your own buffalo hide painting, experience the incredible Apollo 11 mission, learn about the World War II bombers and fighter planes, and discover how Lewis and Clark mapped the West.


National Parks


National Park Ranger Zone

Become a junior ranger and talk to a forest ranger about what he does on the park. Find the Junior Ranger program closest to you.

Guide to Endangered and Threatened Animals

Guide to and collection of resources on endangered and threatened animals.

National Wildlife Federation

Celebrate wildlife by exploring careers, doing fun crafts, making yummy treats, and viewing pictures of some of the coolest animals on the web.

Earthquakes


Earthquakes

Earthquake resources from the Department of Homeland Security, including earthquake information from FEMA.

Geology


Rocks for Kids

This is a site for all kids who love rocks — if you collect rocks, then this is the site for you!


Books


Book Adventure

Search for books you want to read based on interests and your reading level. Other fun games and book quizzes make this site a must for all readers.

Book Hive: Your Guide to Children’s Literature & Books

Listen to books read by your favorite authors, create your own reading list, and test your knowledge of Harry Potter.

The Prince and I

Create your own movie with the Ultrabug Cliposcope, go on a scientific adventure, or make your own blob

Children’s Literature Web Guide

Lists of children’s book awards, bestsellers, online stories, and resources for teachers and parents.

Magazines


National Geographic for Kids

Search for mysterious monsters such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Read about man-eating lions and fly into the middle of a hurricane.

ZUZU – Online Newspaper for Kids

Online Newspaper for Kids – poetry, fiction, and artwork by kids for kids. Has everything from sci-fi and mystery to cats and dogs.

Crunch

An online magazine for kids stories, artwork, reviews, and articles. Read kids’ opinions on school violence and uniforms.

Sign Language and Braille


Sign Language

Learn sign and finger spelling from Arthur.

Braille Bug

Play games and learn to send secret messages to your friends.


Find Your School or Library
Search for your school and library. Learn the number of books your library has and the number of people who visit it.

Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
A fun, colorful picture dictionary of hundreds of words. Also offered in Spanish, French, German, and Japanese.

WordCentral


Try Science
Use DNA to solve a crime. Design a house to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter. This site puts science in action.

National Weather Service
A series of coloring pages on thunderstorms, tornado safety, and winter weather.


The Exploratorium
Create an apparatus for viewing sunspots, Search for extraterrestrial life, and see a live web cam of Mars.

The Space Place
Be able to name trees from space, find out why the sky is blue and discover how to shrink a building three different ways. Lots of online space Games, activities, and fun facts.

NASA Kids
Exactly how hot is the sun? Can astronauts sleep standing up? And is it possible to escape the Event Horizon of a black hole?

Young Astronomers’ Learning Center
What is a Brown Dwarf? What’s the difference between a meteor and a falling star? What are solar winds? The Learning Center provides all the answers you need.

NASA – Be a Spacecraft Engineer
Your mission: Help scientists plan a mission to a comet. Design your own spacecraft. And protect the international Space Station from space debris.


Kids Running 

When should you run? What should you eat? What are some secrets to running faster?

Sports Illustrated for Kids

Draft your own baseball team with Fantasy sports or watch Andy Macdonald do some extreme skateboarding tricks.

Sport Science at the Exploratorium

Find out how to do an Ollie, learn the physics of surfing, and discover what those dimples on a golf ball are for.

Street Play

Kids Games & Rules for activities such as jacks and jump rope

Negro League 

Learn the history of the league, read the Hall of Fame, and Jackie Robinson’s transition to the Major Leagues

Young Masters Golf
Learn how you can get started playing golf today. Having the right grip, making the best swing, and pitching the perfect… tent?


State Capitols Quiz
A simple but fun site matching states with their capitols. See if you can get a perfect score.


By Land


Federal Highway Transportation

Describes how technology and computers are used to help keep the roads safe. Also learn about the invention of the traffic signal.

Transportation Technologies

Learn about the exciting new technologies being used to improve air quality through electric cars, power cells, and other future fuels to replace oil and gas.

By Air


Aviation Education

Learn how to build a paper helicopter, a glider, or a Wright Flyer. This site also has some Coloring pages of Air Bear.

 

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