Dolton Public Library District

Loading palette preview Loading

Internet Resources for Kids

For certain internet links listed below, suggested age ranges or grade levels are provided.

Multidisciplinary Subjects

Funbrain [For K-8th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space

I.S.A.T. Exam (Illinois Standards Achievement Test)

Kidport [For K-8th]

Kidsgen

KOL Homework

Learning Disabilities Online

Quiz Hub [For K-12th]

Animals

Apples 4 the Teacher - Science [For preK-6th]

Brookfield Zoo (Chicago Zoological Society)

Defenders of Wildlife

Dino Dictionary

Dinosauria

Discovering Dinosaurs

Discovery - Dinosaur Central

Georgia Aquarium

I Know That- Science [For preK-6th]

I Know That- Social Studies [For preK-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Math and Science

John G. Shedd Aquarium

Kids.gov - Living Things [For K-5th]

Kids.gov - Social Studies [For K-5th]

Lincoln Park Zoo

Little Animals Activity Centre [For 4-8 y.o.]

L'Oceanografic De Valencia

National Geographic

National Geographic - For Kids

National Zoological Park

National Wildlife Federation - For Kids

San Diego Zoo

Smithsonian Education - Science and Nature

Art

ABC Teach [For preK-8th]

Apples 4 the Teacher - Creative Arts [For preK-6th]

Art Institute of Chicago

Crafts 4 Kids [For 7-12 y.o.]

Crayola Official Website

Hands on Crafts

Harcourt School - Art [For K-6th]

I Know That- The Arts [For preK-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Art and Music

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Fun Stuff

Kids.gov - Arts [For K-5th]

Museum of Contemporary Art

National Gallery of Art - For Kids

Origami Club

Smithsonian Education - Everything Art

Think Quest - Arts and Entertainment [Up to 12 y.o.]

Colors & Shapes

ABC Teach [For preK-8th]

Apples 4 the Teacher - Creative Arts [For preK-6th]

Crayola Official Website

I Know That- The Arts [For preK-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Art and Music 

Kids.gov [For K-5th]

A Lifetime of Color 

Number Nut

Pigments Through the Ages 

Think Quest - Arts and Entertainment [Up to 12 y.o.]

Health

CDC - Body and Mind (Centers for Disease Control)

CDC - Kids' Quest:  On Disability and Health (Centers for Disease Control)

FDA - Food Safety (Food and Drug Administration)

Harcourt School - Health [For K-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Health 

Kidnetic

Kids.gov - Health Issues [For K-5th]

Kids.gov - Fitness and Exercise [For K-5th]

Kids Health - For Kids

Kids Health - For Kids:  Dealing with Feelings

Kids Health - Medical Dictionary

MacMillan/McGraw Hill Education - Health [For K-6th]

My Pyramid

PBS Kids - It's My Life

Pediatric Oncall

President's Challenge - For Kids

Think Quest - Health and Safety [Up to 12 y.o.]

U.S. Health Finder

Yucky, Gross & Cool Body

Letters and Numbers

ABC Teach [For preK-8th]

Apples 4 the Teacher - Literacy [For preK-6th]

Apples 4 the Teacher - Math [For preK-6th]

Ask Dr. Math

Basket Math

BBC Math

Education Place - Mathematics [For preK-6th]

Education Place - Spelling [For preK-6th]

Figure This Math Challenge

Harcourt School - Math [For K-6th]

Harcourt School - Spelling [For K-6th]

I Know That- Language Arts [For preK-6th]

I Know That- Math [For preK-6th]

Internet Math Library

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Math and Science 

Kids Courier Math

Kids.gov - Math [For K-5th]

Kids.gov - Reading and Writing [For K-5th]

MacMillan/McGraw Hill Education - Math [For K-6th]

Math Advantage [For K-8th]

Math.com

Math Dictionary

Math Forum - Problem of the Week

Math League [For 4th-8th]

NCES - For Kids (National Center for Education Statistics)

Number Nut

Think Quest - Math [Up to 12 y.o.]

Time for Time

Money

Gallery of World Banknotes

Investing for Kids

Kids.gov - Money [For K-5th]

The Mint - Money Management

Think Quest - Business and Industry [Up to 12 y.o.]

U.S. Mint - H.I.P., Pocket Change

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing - Education

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing - Money Factory

World Coin Gallery

World of Money

Young Investors

Community Involvement

4-H

Boy Scouts of America

Campfire USA

Girls Scouts of America

Kids Recycle [For K-12]

Kiwanis Kids

Serve.gov

Youth Service America

Music

Apples 4 the Teacher - Creative Arts [For preK-6th]

Carnegie Hall Listening Adventures

Creating Music

E-Notes Music Encyclopedia

I Know That- The Arts [For preK-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Art and Music 

Kids.gov - Music [For K-5th]

MacMillan/McGraw Hill - Spotlight on Music [For K-6th]

National Hip-Hop Museum and Hall of Fame

N.Y. Philharmonic Kids

PBS Kids - Jazz

PBS Kids - Music

Piano Nanny

Turntables

Reading & Writing

ABC Teach [For preK-8th]

Apples 4 the Teacher - Literacy [For preK-6th]

AR (Accelerated Reader) Book Finder

Basic Essay Writing 

Book Adventure [For K-8th]

Book Hive 

Daily Grammar 

Dictionary.com [For all]

Education Place - Reading [For preK-6th]

Education Place - Wacky Web Tales [For preK-6th]

Giggle Poetry 

Harcourt School - Reading [For K-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Reading Zone 

Keeping a Journal [For all]

Kids.gov- Reading and Writing [For K-5th]

MacMillan/McGraw Hill Education - Language Arts [For K-6th]

MacMillan/McGraw Hill Education - Reading [For K-6th]

Merriam-Webster - Online Dictionary [For all]

Merriam-Webster - Word Central [For all]

New York Times - Word of the Day [For all]

Reading Rainbow 

U.S. Department of Education - School-Home Links Reading Kit [K-3rd]

Write Source [For 1st-12th]

Safety

Apples 4 the Teacher - Social Studies [For preK-6th]

CDC - Body and Mind:  Your Safety (Centers for Disease Control)

Code Red Rover

F.B.I. Kids - Safety (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

FDA - Food Safety (Food and Drug Administration)

Fire Safety

Household Chemicals

Kidd Safety

Kids.gov - Safety [For K-5th]

McGruff the Crime Dog

Police Safety Notebook

Stop Bullying Now

Think Quest - Health and Safety [Up to 12 y.o.]

Web Safety

Afterschool.gov - Internet Safety

Education Place - Using the Web

Net Smartz - For Kids

Science

Apples 4 the Teacher - Science [For preK-6th]

BBC Science

Beakman's World

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Education Place - Science [For preK-6th]

Exploratorium

Franklin Institute

Guinness World Records

Harcourt School - Science [For K-6th]

I Know That- Science [For preK-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Math and Science 

Kids.gov - Energy [For K-5th]

Kids.gov - Our Planet [For K-5th]

Kids.gov - Scientists [For K-5th]

Kids.gov - Space and Flight [For K-5th]

MacMillan/McGraw Hill Education - Science [For K-6th]

Museum of Science and Industry

Rocks for Kids

Science News for Kids

Science Q & A

Smithsonian Education - Science and Nature  

Think Quest - Science and Technology [Up to 12 y.o.]

Inventors

Famous Inventors & Inventions

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Nature

National Park Service - Ranger Zone

PBS Nature

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Yellowstone National Park - For Kids

Science Fair

Discovery Channel - Science Fair Central

Internet Public Library - Science Fair Info

Science Bob

Science Buddies

Try Science

Space

Adler Planetarium

Constellations

Cosmos 4 Kids

NASA - Kids' Club (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

NASA - Space Place (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

National Air and Space Museum

Old Farmer's Almanac

StarChild - A Learning Center for Young Astronomers

Weather

E.P.A., You, and Your Environment (Environmental Protection Agency)

FEMA - Earthquakes (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Geography 4 Kids

National Severe Storms Laboratory

Old Farmer's Almanac

USGS - Astrogeology Kids (United States Geological Survey)

USGS - Earthquakes for Kids (United States Geological Survey)

Weather.com

Social Studies

50 States.com

50 States.com - Illinois

American Museum of Natural History

Apples 4 the Teacher - Social Studies [For preK-6th]

CIA World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency)

CIA World Factbook - Flags of the World (Central Intelligence Agency)

CIA World Factbook - Regional Maps of the World (Central Intelligence Agency)

Countries and Their Culture

Country Reports

Education Place - Social Studies [For preK-6th]

Field Museum of Natural History

Google Maps

Greatest Places

Harcourt School - Social Studies [For K-6th]

I Know That- Social Studies [For preK-6th]

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Culture Quest World Tour

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Our World 

Internet Public Library - Kid Space:  Stately Knowledge 

Kids.gov - Social Studies - [For K-5th]

Lucas Learning - Make a Hero

MacMillan/McGraw Hill Education - Social Studies [For K-6th]

Mapquest

My Hero

National Geographic - For Kids 

National Geographic - For Little Kids

National Museum of African American History and Culture

National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of the American Indian

PBS Kids - African American World

Saints & Angels

Say Hello to the World 

Smithsonian Education - History and Culture  

Smithsonian Education - Peoples and Places  

Think Quest - Geography and Travel [Up to 12 y.o.]

Think Quest - Philosophy, Religion and Mythology [Up to 12 y.o.]

Think Quest - Social Sciences and Culture [Up to 12 y.o.]

United Nations - Cyber School Bus

U.S. Census Bureau - State & County Quick Facts

What the World Eats, Photo Essay Pt. 1

What the World Eats, Photo Essay Pt. 2

Black History

African American Mosaic

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Local History

Chicago History Museum

Encyclopedia of Chicago

U.S. History

America's Story

National Museum of American History

PBS Wayback

Today in History

U.S. Historical Documents Chronology

U.S. History.org

World History

Canton Public Library History Links

Mr. Dowling's History Passport

PBS Kids - Africa

U.S. Government

Apples 4 the Teacher - Social Studies [For preK-6th]

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government [For K-12th]

Education Place - Social Studies [For preK-6th]

FBI - For Kids (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Kids.gov - Government [For K-5th]

PBS Kids - Democracy Project 

Think Quest - History and Government [Up to 12 y.o.]

The White House

U.S. First Ladies

U.S. Presidents