Archive for the Kid Links Category

National Geographic for Kids

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Nature lovers and regular kids will find this site awesome!  It has information about animals, people and places,  it has stories and videos, activities and photos.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

 

Fun Brain

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http://www.funbrain.com

Learning Arcades, Books and Comics, Fun and Games

About Funbrain

Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. Plus, kids can read a variety of popular books and comics on the site, including Diary of a Wimpy KidAmelia Writes Again, and Brewster Rocket.

Teachers and librarians can confidently encourage students to use Funbrain during their free time in class, assured that kids will enjoy an educational, safe online learning experience. Funbrain’s games help students build on what they have learned in class and acquire new skills in reading, math, and problem solving.

Parents can trust Funbrain to deliver a fun and safe experience for even the youngest children. The Playground helps parents introduce their preschoolers to the Internet and teaches them how to manipulate the mouse and keyboard. Selected by FamilyFunmagazine in its September 2010 issue as one of the top ten websites for kids, Funbrain is committed to providing a safe gaming environment that bridges learning and entertainment.

Switcheroo Zoo

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http://switcheroozoo.com/default.htm

 

Welcome to Switch Zoo
Play animal games, make new animals, solve jigsaw puzzles, learn about animals, join a quest, and more! Teachers—Visit Teachers’ Resources for lesson plans and more info.

ARKive – Images of Life on Earth

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With the help of the world’s best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists this website is a guidek jot the world’s endangered animals, plants and fungi. Great for research or just browsing.

www.arkive.org

 

Calgary Public Library ELibrary

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http://calgarylibrary.ca/resource/

From the ELibrary page you will get A to Z resources available to all members.  If you are not a member, what are you waiting for?  Membership is now FREE.  These awesome resources include streaming books, audiobooks, movies and educational resources.  You can find everything you need from A to Z, and you just have to remember your library card number and password.