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  • Britannica Library – Children – Encyclopedia articles, multimedia content, and a world atlas
  • EBSCO eBook Collections:
    • Cricket Media Collection – For children in grades pre-k through 8th; Cricket is an internationally recognized education company with award winning print content for children, families and educators. Cricket is focused on engage children in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines helping them explore and expand their worlds
    • K-8 Collection – Full-text e-books across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools; aligned with the Common Core Curriculum Standards
  • Explora Primary (K-5) – Age-appropriate research needs searching Ebsco’s K-8 eBook collection, Cricket Media eBook collection and general knowledge database
  • Kids InfoBits – For kindergarten through Grade 5; articles and reference books for school research and general learning
  • 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
  • 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
  • World Book Early World of Learning –  Have fun while learning through online story books, videos, games, and printable activities; stories are available in both Spanish and English