Kids Zone

                                                  
 

Etowah Carnegie Library has collected this list of websites for school age children. Here you'll find websites for brain games, websites for learning to read, websites for homework help and websites that have really cool stuff. Parents, please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice. Etowah Carnegie Library does not take responsibility for the content on these websites. The best way to keep your children safe on the Internet is to be involved in their web use. 


AR BookFinder

http://www.arbookfind.com/default.aspx
Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.


Tel4U

http://www.tel4u.org/
Tel4U is a resource for children in grades K-5. It has homework help, state information, coloring pages, games, activities and much more.


Summer Reading Lists

http://www.ala.org/alsc/2015-summer-reading-list
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has released three Summer Reading lists to keep children engaged all summer. Lists are available for K-8 students. 


Star Walk Kids Media

http://starwalkkids.com/popup

Visitors can immediately read any eBook in the Pre-K thru 8th grade eBook collection. There is nocheck-in or check-out required.  Most of the eBooks also offer a “Read to Me” option for kids, with high quality, professional narration that accompanies the text.



National Geographic Kids

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Go here for games, blogs from kids all over the world, cool facts and photos of animals and all sorts of fun things to do. 


Starfall

http://www.starfall.com
Starfall is great site full of games for the beginning reader.


PBS Kids

http://pbskids.org/
Find games and activities with all your favorite characters from PBS — Elmo, Martha Speaks, Arthur and more.


Kids.gov

http://www.kids.gov/
This is a great site for finding stuff you won't find anywhere else. Check out the Geospatial Intelligence Kids Agency. This is also a great place to go to find facts about any of the 50 states.


Library of Congress - Kids and Families

http://www.loc.gov/families/
From the Library of Congress, this site is full of information and fun for kids and parents alike.


Brain Pop

http://www.brainpop.com/
Find games and information on everything from the arts to the sciences to health and technology.


Great Websites for Kids

http://gws.ala.org/
This page is put together by the American Library Association and is a portal to some of the best sites for kids on the web.


Liberty's Kids

http://www.libertyskids.com/
Associated with PBS, this is the website for the program Liberty's Kids. It has games, activities and biographies from the show.

 

R.E.A.D.S. for kids

Tennessee R.E.A.D.S. has expanded its services with a new digital collection website just for kids.  This appealing and user-friendly page contains eBooks and audiobooks just for children.  Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level.  This is a free service for users with a library card.  Digital titles are available anytime, anywhere and expire automatically, so no need to worry about late fees.  



Kid Central TN 
http://www.kidcentraltn.com
A website that empowers, educates, and engages Tennessee families.
 
 
Every Child Ready to Read
http://everychildreadytoread.org/
This website helps to teach parents and caregivers how to develop early literacy skills in children from birth to age 5. 
 
 
Early Childhood Literacy
http://www.earlylit.net/
This website is a great resource about Early Childhood Literacy. Saroj Ghoting is an Early Childhood Early Literacy Consultant and offers all sorts of information on this website.
 
 
 
World Book Online for Kids

http://www.worldbookonline.com/pl/forkids/home

World Book Online for Kids offers thousands of media-rich encyclopedia articles that are carefully selected and edited to suit the educational level of the users. Sounds, videos, and quick facts are embedded in the articles.

 
Bedtime Math
Bedtime Math is a fun chance for kids to practice mental math  and offers three levels of challenge: Wee Ones, Little Kids, and Big Kids.