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Sites for Preschoolers / Books & Reading / Fun Facts

Movies, Music & TV / Games


Sites for Preschoolers

  • Between the Lions: this early literacy site, for children ages 4-7, is a tie-in for the award-winning television program.
  • Caillou: Caillou and Rosie are featured in these games ,coloring sheets, printable activities and more.
  • Curious George: mazes, games, activities, etc. featuring Curious George
  • Julia’s Rainbow Corner: preschool games and activities with sound.
  • Mother Goose Rebus Rhymes : nursery rhymes with rebus pictures and printable coloring sheets.
  • PlayKidsGames: math, alphabet and logic games designed for younger children and their parents.
  • Sesame Street Workshop: activities featuring Sesame Street characters. Play games with Prairie Dawn, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster.

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Books & Reading

  • Bookhive: a reader’s advisory tool for infants through sixth graders that can be searched by topic or reading level.
  • Children’s Literature Web Guide: a collection of internet resources related to books for children and young adults.
  • Curious George: curious George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, games, activities, mazes and more.
  • Goodnight Stories: variety of story activities for children up to age 6, including audio stories.
  • KidsRead: coverage of children’s books, series and authors, including games and trivia section.
  • Kidspace Story Hour: check out the stories at the youth division of the Internet Public Library. Stories are presented in a variety of forms, including plain text, text with graphics and audio, and self-running programs.
  • Literature & Language Sites for Children: links to many popular and classic children’s reading web sites by the American Library Association
  • Marc Brown’s Arthur: games, coloring sheets and more relating to Marc Brown’s Arthur character.
  • Meet the Authors: links to popular author and illustrator’s websites from Baltimore County Public Library.
  • Moonlit Road: ghost stories and strange folktales of the American South, told by the region’s most celebrated storytellers.
  • Mythweb: encyclopedia of mythology for young people.
  • Novelist Fiction Guide : allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest.
  • PBSKids: visit your favorite PBS shows (Arthur, Between the Lions, Sagwa).
  • Scholastic: visit the official sites for your favorite Scholastic books: Harry Potter, Captain Underpants, Deltora Quest, and more.
  • Seussville: everything Seuss.
  • StoryPlace: in English and Spanish. Includes links to preschool and elementary school stories, as well as online and other activities.

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 Fun Facts

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Movies, Music & TV

  • Billboard: music ratings, current top ratings and songs.
  • Cartoon Network: Cartoon Network’s shows, schedules and activities.
  • Crafts for Kids: craft projects for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children.
  • Disney Online: for the young child interested in Disney movies and television programming. Includes Bear in he Big Blue House, Stanley, Rolie Polie Olie and more.
  • Family Channel: TV schedule for the family channel, games, show info. and contests.
  • Internet Movie Database: look up movie show times, watch trailers, or search the database of thousands of titles.
  • Kids Domain: features hundreds of crafts for holidays, Pokemon, bean bag animals, Scout crafts, plus ideas using recycled materials, beads, and much more.
  • MP3.com: download music in MP3 format.
  • MusicNet: samples of hits you can listen to from rock to rap and beyond.
  • Nickelodeon: the official Nickelodeon website with info and activities for all you favorite shows and movies
  • Nick Jr.: Nick Jr.’s TV schedule, printables, games and crafts, including Dora the Explorer
  • PBSKids: visit your favorite PBS shows (Arthur, Between the Lions, Sagwa). Games, activities, printables.

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 Games

  • Addicting Games: lots of fun games to play online or download to your computer.
  • Bored.com: sites for all ages and interests; new and funny sites updated frequently.
  • Chess is Fun: site for learning to play chess. Appropriate for beginners.
  • CLN for Kids Only: a unique variety of online games for various ages.
  • Fake Out!: word games for various age groups.
  • FunBrain: great interactive games for children ages eight and up, involving math, spelling and reading.
  • FunSchool: great range of activities for preschool – Grade 6.
  • GeoNetGame: for grades 4 and up. Games on geography in 6 different subject areas.
  • Mazoons: tons of printable mazes.
  • PlayKidsGames: math, alphabet and logic games designed for younger children and their parents.
  • Sesame Street Workshop: activities featuring Sesame Street characters. Play games with Prairie Dawn, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster.
  • Sodaconstrructor: create a model out of digital soda straws and use your engineering skills to animate it. Selected as one of the American Library Association’s 2002 Notable Children’s Web Site.
  • Thunk.com: children learn about and create secret messages and secret codes.
  • UpToTen: 600 games and educational activities for kids up to age 10.
  • Yuckiest Site on the Internet: explore the yucky, gross, and cool.

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Updated March 2013.

 

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