Top Educational Websites For Children

 Kids are a blessing and needless to say they deserve only the best. Though, when it comes to the internet, searching for a good site for them could be quite a burden. This is where we step in for your help. We’ve rounded up sites that will provide the children with hours of endless entertainment and learning. These are in no way in any order of personal preference or coolness! 

Elearning

e-Learning For Kids is a great site with some wonderful interactive learning games that are engaging and fun. Students click on their grade and can then choose from a list of games divided into subjects.

Science Bob

Science Bob is a fun, interactive site that has several different areas for kids to choose from. There are videos, experiments, science fair ideas and a research help link with many fantastic links to other sites. Don't forget to click on the "Whatever you do, DON'T CLICK HERE" button (or not).

Virtual Piano

Virtual Piano is a beautifully sounding piano that you play by typing on your keyboard. You can play "Für Elise" by following the key-pattern available.

Websters

Merriam-Webster Word Games is a nice collection of games that gets students thinking and improving their lexicon. There are crosswords, cryptograms, word searches, jumbles and a plethora of other brainy games.

Ratatype

This site simply offers a free typing tutor. It helps students increase their typing speed. This one can be good for older elementary - middle school aged students.

PBSKids

Each of the educational shows your children watch on PBS have their own learning section through PBSKids.org. Try sing-a-long songs, sorting and counting games, watch videos and more.

Time for Kids

From the publishers of TIME magazine, TIME for Kids is loaded with interesting articles, photos and videos. Politics, the environment, entertainment, sports and health are just some of the topics covered. TIME for Kids isn't as interactive as most of the other website on this list of educational websites for kids, but the site does tackle subjects that are in the news now while being written for an audience of children.

starfall

Starfall.com creates a love of learning in an environment of collaboration, tolerance, wonderment, and play.

ABC Mouse

Designed for children aged 2-7, ABCMouse.com provides interactive learning activities for every subject designed to keep children engaged.

Pooped

You know that, with a name like Who Pooped, this will be popular with the younger students. Who Pooped is a science site created by the Minnesota Zoo to help students begin thinking like scientists. One way scientists learn about animals is by studying their poop -- also called "scat" or "dung." Who Pooped allows students to investigate various types of scat and try to match the scat with its creator.

Grammeropolis

Grammaropolis is a fun, interactive site that helps students learn about the parts of speech.

Story Jumper

Story Jumper is a wonderful site that allows children to create their very own books. You can create cover pages, add text, upload drawings or photos to illustrate your story, and you can use the Story Jumper clipart gallery, too.