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Recommended Sites

  • AskKids.com is a version of the popular Ask.com search engine modified for kids and teens.
  • Astronomy for kids is an excellent site on astronomy for young people.
  • Berit’s Best provides links to some of the best web sites for children.
  • CBeebies is a BBC site for young children with games, songs, e-cards and lots more.
  • Enchanted Learning.com is a very comprehensive resource for activities for children ranging right across the world of learning. There are online dictionaries available, fun calendars, games and hundreds of other resources.
  • A site with many links to colouring pages for children.
  • Homeworkspot lists sites which children might find useful for homework. While it is American orientated it is quite useful.
  • Infoplease.com/homework/ is an excellent site for children which lists some of the best educational sites on the web.
  • Inside Art invites children to join in an adventure story and learn about the history of art as they play the game.
  • The kids and teens section of the Internet Public Library site is one of the best guides to the web for young people.
  • Kaboose is a gateway site to the World Wide Web for kids and teens. The sites have been chosen by librarians.
  • Kidsdomain has pages on games, crafts, activities and reviews of books and software for children.
  • The Learning Planet is a site designed with younger children in mind.
  • In SurfNetKids.com, Barbara Feldman, a syndicated newspaper columnist, gives her choice of the best sites on the web for children and teenagers.
  • Topmarks is a homework-help site for younger children.
  • Webwise.ie is an Irish site launched in February 2006 with advice for parents and children on the safe use of the Internet. It is the internet safety initiative of the National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE).
  • Webwise is the BBC’s guide to the Internet and computing. It’s aimed mainly at young people but has good, clear information useful to all ages.