Great Websites for Kids

Visit the Museum of Natural History on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder. We are open to the public seven days a week, free of charge. From ancient dinosaur fossils to current scientific research, we bring the world to you. Discover us!

 

 

 

HCtheCHSCenteredWelcome to the History Colorado Center, a twenty-first-century historical society. Established in 1879, History Colorado offers public access to cultural and heritage resources of Colorado.  Play games, earn badges, and learn more about our great state!

 

 

Through fun activities, interactive exhibits and FREE classes, children can pick up basic and advanced concepts — from how to make change to understanding monetary systems. The exhibits at the Money Museum teach children about history, geography, trade, art, world cultures and more.

 

PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment. With a 360-degree approach towards learning and reaching children, PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity. By involving parents, teachers, caregivers and communities as learning partners, PBS KIDS helps to empower children for success in school and in life.

 

 

Explore the Hour of Code and get coding!

Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra.

 

 

At MyGarbology, you’ll find an interactive online game that teaches about Garbology and answers the question, “Where should my waste go?”

You’ll also find lessons and activities to extend your Garbology experience, from how to pack a waste-less lunch to getting the dirt on composting. Plus, read our Trash Talk blog for stories of Garbology in practice. In the classroom or at home, you can make Garbology a part of your everyday life.

 

 

Welcome to Wise Old Sayings, one of the oldest collections of wise quotes, proverbs and sayings gathered from all over the world. Since 2000, we have been providing curious visitors with hundreds of hand-picked humorous, informational, and inspirational sayings. We hope you enjoy.

 

 

 

 

With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.

 

 

 

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

 

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ALA approved and recommended websites for Kids, including a “Site of the Week”

 

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