The Internet can be a very valuable resource not only for adults but for children as well. On this page we will supply sites where children of all ages can find fun things to do as well as educational material to help them with their homework. For those of you who have America Online use the keyword "Ask A Teacher" for an excellent resource for helping your children with their homework. Parents please remember to show your children how to use the Internet responsibly and safely. You may want to review our Internet Safety area with your children before proceeding. So, if you are quiet ready lets go have some fun and learn new things along the way!
- Kids Crosswords
- Nick Jr.
- Kids Com - Like the site says, this is way cool!
- PBS Kids
- Sesame Workshop - Brought to you by Sesame Street
- Sports Illustrated For Kids
- dMarie Time Capsule - Put in your birth date and see how much things cost on that day, and what the popular movies and songs were. Want to have some fun? Put in your parent's birth date and compare them with yours!
- Safe Surf Kid's Wave - Not only educational material but fun kewl stuff as well
- Thanksgiving Word Search
- Thanksgiving Crossword
- Thanksgiving Trivia
If you don't see what you are looking for check out the General References section. Those sites contain just about everything you will ever need when it comes to educational resources.
- Student Zone - Brought to you by the Chicago Public School system this site breaks down the links by grade level
- Discovery School - Brought to you by the Discovery Channel
- TeachPDLaw's Research World - A site I developed for the teaching I do online. Extensive Civil War section
- BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - An excellent site brought to you by the Discovery Channel and created by a young boy.
- Ben's Guide to U. S. Government - A great site to teach the young ones about our country and government
- Scholastic Homepage - Has information for kids and parents alike
Science, Science Fair & Nature
- The Ultimate Science Fair Resource
- Cool Science For Curious Kids
- Science Learning Network
- Nine Planets - Take a virtual tour of the solar system
- Kratts Creatures - Learn about the animals of the world
- National Wildlife Federation Ranger Rick's Kid Zone
History & Government
- History & Government
- Illinois History and Government Resource Page - Loaded with information about Illinois
- Learn Illinois - Great information about our state
- Chicago Historical Society
- Fifty States - A wonderful site that has tons of information on each state.
- Discoverers Web - Learn about the famous discoverers throughout history
- Flag Information on the Web - Contains just about everything on flags
- Flags of All Countries
- Maps and References - Just about every kind of map you can think of
- White House For Kids - Learn about the White House and our Government
- POTUS - Excellent site for information on the Presidents
- The First Ladies of the United States
- Historical Documents
- InfoPlease Kids' Almanac - Excellent resource center
- Kid's Search Tools - Helps your children search the web safely
Although many of the links listed below can be found in our Crime Prevention and Safety Page, we feel they are well worth listing again.
- Children's Safety Zone - Excellent site for tips on how to keep your family safe
- National Crime Prevention Council
- McGruff Org - Help take a bite out of crime
- McGruff Safe Kids - An absolutely wonderful site.
- We Prevent - Excellent safety site for kids, teenagers and adults
- Fire Safety For Kids
- Illinois Fire Marshal Kid's Fire Safety Page
- Vince & Larry's Safety City - Learn all about how you can keep yourself safe