Children

Great resources for hours of educational fun!

   Scholastic Teachables This site offers printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

   Discovery Kids  Play science-related games and learn science trivia.

   National Geographic Kids  This site has games, trivia, quizzes, photos, and "weird but true" facts, all about animals.

  Scholastic Go! Encyclopedias  For elementary students, with articles, maps, facts and figures, current events, and activities.

  Girls Who Code at Home  This free program is for students ages 9-18 and is in fact open to all genders (despite the name). 

UEN Learn at Home For teachers, students, and caregivers to help learning continue beyond face-to-face environments.

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Tumblebooks

Read or listen to picture books, read classic ebooks, and play games on Tumblebooks. Some titles are also available in Spanish and French.

Now available as a free smartphone or tablet app. Search for Tumblebooks in your device's app store, and simply put in your Library card number to get started.

MORE SCIENCE SITES

Kids Ahead: Robotics

An overview of robots: learn about what's current in the field of robotics, plus try out some robot activities at home.  (Caruth Institute for Engineering Education)

Science Buddies

Use this Web site to find great science fair project ideas. (Science Buddies)

Science Fair Central

Find ideas for your science project here. (Discovery Communications)

ScienceFlix

Like science?  Then this database is for you.  Explore science in the news, investigate careers in the sciences, find experiments to try, and have fun!