This website was created for the children at PS 41Q in Bayside, New York.  There are recommended sites in many topics and all are geared for the elementary child.
General Research Websites  


Search Engines 

Kidrex – a safe search engine for kids, by kids

Gogooligans - a safe search engine for kids

Quintura Kids - another safe search engine for kids

General Search Engine for Kids

KidsClick – web search for kids by librarians


When you type in the name of the item you're researching type in for kids right after that (eg. "giraffe for kids")

Ask for Kids

Good for all grades.


Generally good for older grades.

One Key – The Kid Safe Search Engine

Kids Konnect




www.wikipedia.org - This website can have students add to the information so it is not always entirely accurate.

Academic Kids Encyclopedia

Little Explorers Picture Dictionary

Dictionary & Thesaurus

One Look Dictionary Search Engine

Free Dictionary


Homework help

This is a combination of information and fun games, all in a bright and interesting presentation.

Enchanted Learning

This has many activities including information on animals, holidays, languages, all geared to the elementary student.


Great kid friendly research areas.

Kids Page - Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

KidSpace @ the Internet  Public Library

Links to information by subject

Kids Search Tools

On-Lion for Kids - New York Public Library

Surfing the Net With Kids - use at home

American Library Assoc. - Great Websites for Kids

Kathy Schrock's Kidstuff

Kathy Schrock is an educator who is quite knowlegeable on internet sites. You'll find many you wish to explore.

4Kids.org  Cool Spots - Links to websites for kids by subject

Alvarado Cyber Explorers

Game Goo – Learning that Sticks - more middle elementary games

Franklin Institute – Hot Lists of great websites by subject


Owl for kids

Created by the people who make OWL, Chickadee, and Chirp Magazines, this site offers three age levels for fun interaction: kids 3-6 years old, 6-9 years old, and 9-13 years old

International Children’s Digital Library

Kidport – How to learn, enhance your education and have fun doing it!

World Almanac for Kids

Cybersleuth for Kids

IPL Kidspace – whole variety of websites listed- games, reference, informational, etc.

ALA – Great Websites; Lists websites by subject and grade level

Awesome Library for Kids - variety of info by subject

Mr. Nussbaum - many activities for several grades

Homework Help – videos and activities to help you understand your homework – many subjects

ABC ya! - Kindergarten through 5th grade - Math, reading and computer skills

Dositey - Kindergarten to grade 8 - math and language arts activities

Homework Help Jr – Kindergarten – 2nd grades

Sites for Grades Kindergarten – 2nd

1st Grade Backpack

This has some excellent links for our 1st graders. As always work with your child as he explores.

Disney’s Winnie the Pooh

Fun and games for young children

Silly Books

All kinds of fun activities for Preschool to 3rd grade

2nd Grade Internet Links

AOL at School

This has information and links for all of our children and targets Kindergarten - 2nd Grade. 




Weekly Reader for Kids

Weekly news magazine where kids can choose their content according to their grade.  Grades up to 6.

Kids Newsroom

A weekly newsmagazine featuring news, games, information and submitted articles from kids and schools from around the US.

Time for Kids

News and information destination for kids from the creators of TIME magazine.



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