Great Websites for Kids

Early Literacy

  • Starfall - Short stories that concentrate on a vowel or blend sound. By clicking on a word, help is given. Primarily designed for first grade, also useful for pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten and second grade.
  • Story Blocks - Get your child ready to read! Watch short videos modeling songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. Each video includes helpful early literacy tips. Sorted by age groups (babies, toddlers, and preschoolers).http://kidlit.tv/wp-content/themes/kidlittv-bones/library/images/kidlit-sitelogo-small.png
  • KidLit TV - KidLit TV utilizes technologies such as videos and podcasts to promote children's literature and to inspire kids to read, write, and draw.
  • Mrs. Humblebee’s Academy - Prepare your three to six-year-old child for success in kindergarten and beyond! This interactive online learning program provides hundreds of lessons developed based on standards from the U.S. Department of Education, Head Start, and more. Free with your Cherry Hill Library Card.

Educational Games

  • Fun Brain - Who ever thought learning math could be so much fun? Test your math skills with these fun and interesting games. Includes some teacher and parenting resources.
  • Learning Games For Kids - This site features games for preschool and elementary students that build skills in math, reading, social studies, science, art and music. Includes typing and finger placement games.Image result for pbs kids
  • PBS Kids - Games, videos, contests and more - all based on your favorite PBS Kids shows.
  • Nick Jr. - From the people who bring you the Nickelodeon Channel, this site is created for younger children and has a variety of games, activities and fun.
  • ABCya - This site features educational games for kids. Includes several different keyboarding games. There is a login but it is not required to play the games.

Reference Resources

  • DK Find Out - A general interest site with fun facts, quizzes, games, and activities on a wide variety of topics.
  • Bat Resource Area - Maintained by the Bat Conservation Society, this site includes bat facts, photos, pictures, and fascinating bat trivia, such as how to exclude bats from buildings.http://halseyburgund.com/images/ocean_portal_logo.png
  • Ocean Portal - Find Your Blue created by the Smithsonian Natural Museum of Natural History. Discover the sea through a fun-filled blog, media gallery video, or current museum happenings. Explore ocean life and amazing ocean photos. Under the Educator's Corner, check-out lessons plans for all grades.