Jefferson Elementary School

Useful Websites

Fun & Useful Websites


 Fun and Useful Websites  


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  Useful websites:

  •  American Field Guide  - Over 1400 video clips of a variety of environments throughout America.
  • Art Games - From the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  •  Awesome Library -Awesome Library organizes the Web with 31,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
  •  First Gov for Kids - From the Association for Library Service to Children
  • Great Websites for Kids - Sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children
  • ipl2 for Kids - Subject directory (a merger of the Internet Public Library and the Librarians' Internet Index)
  • Invention at Play -  Discover Cloud Dreamer, Puzzle Blocks, Tinker Ball and Word Play on this site about inventions and innovation.   From the University of Illinois Extension
  • Just for Kids
  • Kahn Academy - Over 2,700 videos on a variety of subjects, including practice exercises
  • - The official kids' portal for the U.S. government
  • KidsClick! -  Web search for kids by librarians
  • -A safe Internet gateway for kids    
  • Learning Games for Kids  -  Educational games for math and language skills                                                                                             
  • The Library of Congress for Kids and Families -The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. The page for kids and families provides a multitude of wonderful resources.
  • National Geographic Kids -Offers videos, activities, games, and stories.
  • NGAkids Art Zone - Interactive art from the National Gallery of Art for kids
  • Oxford Owl - Practice reading and math
  • Pass the Plate - Recipes, food facts, and more from the Disney Channel
  • PBS Kids -Music, games, and coloring pages.
  •  Primary Games -This site supports the first grade curriculum.
  • Scholastic Kids - Games, book reviews, and homework help.
  • SlimeKids  - Book trailers, authors, book reviews, search engines, reference, and games.
  • Thesaurus  - Access to more than 150,000 synonyms
  • Try Science  - An interactive site for science and technology.

 Just for Fun