Great Websites for Kids

  • Commonsense Media A thorough guide for parents of children from 2-17. Reviews of movies, games, websites, tv shows, books, music, and games. Every item is evaluated for educational value, quality, privacy and safety, and described in detail. Includes parent and kid reviews and a blog about parenting issues and more.  The design makes it easy to find items by age appropriateness, media type, and subject.
  • Great Websites for Kids Sponsored by the ASSOCIATION FOR LIBRARY SERVICE TO CHILDREN, a division of the American Library Association.
  • Mother Goose Club Engaging one-minute live-action videos of nursery rhymes promote literacy and encourage children to move and sing along; a nice way to share traditional rhymes and stories with children, ages 2+.
  • Poisson Rouge Bilingual French/English site with games and activities for ages 3+. Highly rated by parents, simple and non-commercial.
  • Starfall This phonics-based learn-to-read site is colorful and fun, for ages 4+.
  • Storybird Allows children to create and share stories to accompany illustrations found on the site, choosing and arranging images and making up stories as they go along. For ages 6+.