fun websites for kids
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Lots of ideas and instructions for kids to make their own
Child version of search engine Ask.com (Ask Jeeves). But also
has some fun elements such as online drawing and suggested video clips,
|Bertie the Pirate||
A website filled with games, stories, activity sheets, make
and do activities, art galleries etc. Aimed at younger
Join the Bobblies for animated cartoons and games in a fun, safe environment. "The Bobblies live in an amazing helter skelter called Bobbly House on top of Bobbly Hill."
BBC site for older children. Games activities and information
for juniors and teens. Includes minisites for many CBBC favourites. Also
BBC site for small children. Lots of games, colouring and
suggested off-line activities for pre-schoolers and infants. Based on
CBeebies TV characters.
For children aged 2 to 6. Over 150 different task-like
activities to be completed in cooperation with a parent, rather than in
competition like many other sites. Free.
Games, activities etc based on ITV's kids' channel.
Popular online world where children name their own
virtual penguin, play games, communicate with other penguins.
Free to play at a basic level, pay a fee for more activities.
Games that help to teach and learn the UK National
Curriculums. Includes online games, video games, board games and classroom
Lots of Disney related fun including movie clips, Disney
character games and activities, music etc.
Fun site for infant and junior ages groups. Games, activities
internet advice etc.
|Fun with Humphrey||
Website for Humphrey the classroom
hamster, star of the 'Humphrey' books. Submit your pet pictures & jokes,
read short stories, play mini-games, fun downloadable projects.
A very simple game website featuring funny, colourful characters, mellow music and simple but engaging mini games. For children of preschool age to learn while they laugh.
|Georgina the Ballerina||
A website filled with games, stories,
activity sheets, make and do activities, art galleries etc. Aimed at younger
Herotopia is a fun and safe virtual world for kids where kids
become the Superhero. Kids can create their own Superhero and use
superpowers when they travel around the world.
Junior Seed Site
Gardening site for children, including photos of flowers to
help choose what to grow, how to sow seeds, collect seeds, seed envelopes to
colour in, simple botany - picture of inside and outside of seed, diagram of
flower, plant life cycle.
Lots of information about countries, animals and dinosaurs
presented in a fun way plus colouring sheets games etc.
|Let's Go Make||
Online - created by a Cheshire Dad
fun, games, quizzes and best of all experiments to do at home.
Migo Land is a moderated online world where kids can design their own
little character (avatar), go on quests, chat with other players and
interact with game characters.
Worlds' largest free online games site. There are games for all age groups so
some parental guidance necessary but games are labelled with age
guidelines and there's nothing "adult".
Free online game for kids, in which they adopt a monster and
look after it. Kids solve puzzle games which earns their monster food,
furniture and other treats and toys.
|The Mouse Club||
Bright and colourful site suitable for
children aged 4-10. Various games and activities. Click on the Club House.
No need to register for most activities.
Games , videos, colouring and all about Mr Men and Little
|NASA Kids' Club||
Reliable information on space-related topics, as well as
space themed games, web quests, and even chats with NASA experts.
|National Geographic Kids||
Animal facts and videos, games, activities etc.
National and international news stories presented
appropriately for kids by the BBC .
Games, downloads etc by the children's commercial TV channel
Games and activities based on PlayHouse Disney programmes
inc. Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh & Little Einsteins.
A must for all the Pokemon fans.
Simple colourful website with lots of activities for
pre-schoolers. No text - young children can use it intuitively independent
of adult instruction.
Fun maths games. By Channel4.
|The Road to Reading||
A supplementary reading scheme, from the
alphabet, through flash cards, to stories of up to 500 words, all printable
direct from the web page.
|RSPB Kids||Pages full of games, fun and facts about birds. Free. www.rspb.org.uk/youth/index.asp|
|Thomas the Tank Engine||
Thomas videos, stories, games and activities.
Fun science experiments to try at home and more.
Activities, colouring, games for younger children. Free to
play at a basic level, pay a fee to have access to more activities etc.
|Woodlands||Website based in a school in Kent. Lots of fun and educational games and activities. www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/coolchild.html|
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