Looking for something fun and kid-friendly to do online? Check out one of these great links!
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that add animation, sound, music and narration to traditional picture books. The TumbleBook collection can be accessed from every computer in the library, or from home through the link on the library’s website. TumbleBooks also includes collection of online puzzles and a collection of concentration games, spelling games, and 'fill-in-the blanks' games.
Direct Links to Categories and Books on TumbleBookLibrary:
The official web site for the Public Broadcasting Stations features fun and educational games based on popular characters such as Maya and Miguel, Clifford the big red dog, Curious George, Arthur, Elmo and more.
Fun School offers fun-filled educational activities for preschoolers through middle schoolers, including games, coloring sheets, printable activities and more.
NASA has created entertaining and educational resources for children including games, webquests, and even chats with NASA experts!
The Reverend W. Audry created a book about Thomas the Tank Engine to entertain his son Christopher and his friends. Take a look at this site for games, coloring sheets, e-cards, stories and more about Thomas, Percy, James and the rest of the gang.
Free Chess (www.chessboss.com)
A One stop shop for all things chess whether you are a beginner or want to know more about making winning moves. This website allows players to play against each other from anywhere in the world and it's free! Alberta Barnes
4Kids features online games that offer a fun approach to learning math, language arts, vocabulary and thinking skills.
Free learning source with over 750 lessons on various topics that include computers, math, and reading. Lessons are learn at your own pace and free.