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Homework Help

  • Britannica Library – Children – Encyclopedia articles, multimedia content, and a world atlas
  • Kids InfoBits – For kindergarten through Grade 5; articles and reference books for school research and general learning
  • Literati – Includes free homework help for grades 3–12
  • National Geographic Kids – Explore National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present, over 200 National Geographic Kids books and 500 kid-friendly, downloadable images
  • Scholastic Go! – Includes Encyclopedia Americana, Amazing Animals of the World, Lands and Peoples, The New Book of Popular Science and Scholastic News Online
  • World Book Online For Kids – Encyclopedia articles, maps and more designed especially for young students

Play Games

  • ABCya.com – Grade level lessons incorporate areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills
  • Cookie – Learning games for preschoolers and kids designed by child experts and educators
  • FunBrain Moms and Kids Playground – Games to help children practice mouse skills, part of the Family Education Network
  • Nick, Jr. – Aimed at preschoolers, games star popular characters from the Nickelodeon network
  • PBS Kids – Games, activities and printables from favorite PBS Kids television shows
  • Reading is Fundamental (RIF) Game Station – Games and activities for practicing reading and writing skills
  • Scholastic.com – Writing games, quizzes and polls, puzzle and arcade games from the children’s book publisher
  • Sesame Street Games – Browse by theme or character; perfect for the younger child
  • Sprout – Games and videos starring characters from shows such as Wiggles and Thomas the Tank Engine, geared to ages 2–5
  • Starfall.com – Educational site offering games that encourage reading, primarily designed for pre-K–2nd grade children