Sites for Older Kids
W.O.W. (Website Of Week)
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BETWEEN THE LIONShttp://pbskids.org/lions/
This early literacy site, for children ages 4-7, is a tie-in for the award-winning television program. Appealing characters, terrific songs and
This is the place to come if you want to curl up with a good cyber book or just play a game.
Click on a letter of the alphabet and connect to, not one, but many, many pictures of works with that letter and hot links to Web sites about that word.
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.
Games, sounds, and a gallery of cartoons mostly for very young Web- surfers with a high-speed Web connection. The site also includes links to shopping and travel sites for parents.
Games, songs and activities feature characters from the Disney network.
SESAME STREET CENTRALhttp://www.sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet/
The kids’ activities page with your friends from Sesame Street. Play games with Prairie Dawn, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster.
THE CRAYOLA HOME PAGE
Everything you always wanted to know about crayons.
THE WORLD OF VICTOR
Have fun with Victor, a toddler on the move. There are lots of games and sounds to play with, including puzzles, music, coloring, and mixed-up animals. Available in English, Japanese, Spanish, and French.
THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE PAGEhttp://www.hitentertainment.com/thomasandfriends/official_thomas_the_tank_engine_website.htm Calling all Thomas the Tank Engine fans! Stories, games, and fun.
Bing and Bong, aliens from the Tiny Planets, offer games related to technology, nature, light and color.
This site offers a variety that will appeal to preschool and younger elementary age children. Online and printable activities are available. In development is an area of “virtual worlds” where children can interact with their favorite characters like pirates and princesses.
Computer generated Checkers. “A long-term objective of solving the game of checkers, i.e. determining the game-theoretic value of checkers.” This is a very tough game.
Have fun with dozens of on-line games, jokes, magic tricks, recipes, tongue twisters and coloring sheets.
DISCOVERY SCHOOL'S PUZZLEMAKER
Puzzlemaker is a fun and easy puzzle generation tool for all ages that allows users to create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your own word lists.
This is a sliding puzzle site based on a toy of years ago. It offers interesting challenges and is totally addictive.
JOAN IRVINE: THE POP-UP LADY
Joan Irvine is a Canadian author of children’s craft books. Three of the books have instructions on how to make pop-up cards, a set of pop-up instructions, and a contest. Includes links to other pop-up sites.
OFFICIAL DISNEY WEB SITE
Movies, animation—everything Disney!
OFFICIAL STAR WARS WEB SITE
For Star Wars fans everywhere!
Solve this challenging puzzle on a very cool board and then let your friends try solving it. More of a puzzle than a game, the rules are a bit arcane. Requires Java/32-bit browsers.
Choose from crosswords, word searches, word play games, logic and number puzzles and more.
Look here for games, crafts, jokes, brainteasers and more.
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