Best of the Web – Children

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The children’s librarians have selected their favorite web resources for kids and gathered them together in one place for your convenience. These resources include websites that offer games and educational activities, book reviews, author websites and much more!

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ALSC Great Web Sites for Kids
The Association for Library Service to Children has put together this list of Great Web Sites for Kids. Find web sites on history, literature, science, animals, art, and much more! Each month one of the web sites is featured as the Web Site of the Month. You can also search the list by your child’s age or by a keyword.

Between the Lions
Fun and literacy come together in this site based on the award winning PBS children’s program.

Fun with Spot
Play games with the cute, adventurous little pup created by Eric Hill.

The kids’ site for Nickelodeon—home to Dora the Explorer, Blues Clues and many more!

Bob the Builder
Play along with Bob, Wendy and their friends!

Jojo’s Circus
Playhouse Disney’s energetic little clown shares games, music, activities and stories!

PBS Kids
Curious George, Arthur, Sesame Street, DragonTales, Clifford, Caillou…and dozens more kid favorites!

Book of Pooh 
Games, Activities and Music with Winnie the Pooh and Friends

Little Critter
TONS of fun things to do with Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter!

Play Kids Games
Lots of educational games to strengthen math, alphabet, vocabulary and more!

A fun, interactive site that will appeal to fans of Disney’s Cars movie

Little Explorers
A picture dictionary, just for kids!

Playhouse Disney
Games, coloring, music and stories about some of kids’ favorite characters!

Coloring pages, craft ideas and games!

Mo Willem’s Pigeon Page
Play “Hot Dog Dress-Up”, get the coloring page of the month and more with Knuffle Bunny and Pigeon!

Sesame Street Workshop
Games, stories, art, music and all your favorite Muppets

Dr. Suess’s Seussville
The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am and more Seuss friends are waiting for you!

Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood—every day! Come and play!

Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Lala and Po are waiting for you to come explore their world!

Thomas the Tank Engine
Activities and games from the Island of Sodor, featuring Thomas and all his friends!

For additional websites with activities for children take a look at the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Great Web Sites for Kids page. This list has recently been updated with cool links such as Mo Willem’s Pigeon Presents and American FactFinder.