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Art
The Artist's Toolkit

The Artist's Toolkit

An interactive website by ArtsConnectEd that explores how art works.

National Gallery of Art for Kids

National Gallery of Art for Kids

Art games and interactive features for kids.

ArtsEdge

ArtsEdge

Arts-related activities, information, and interactive content.

English & Reading
ABCya!

ABCya!

Online games for kids, including word and math games.

Between the Lions

Between the Lions

Stories, games, and videos to encourage and improve reading skills for beginning readers. From PBS Kids.

Laura Ingalls Wilder - Frontier Girl

Laura Ingalls Wilder - Frontier Girl

Discover the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Little House books.

Scholastic

Scholastic

Find your favorite books and series here, along with games and videos.

Axis 360

Axis 360

Find popular fiction, non-fiction, and picture books. Download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, or Windows PC. Log in with your Michigan City library card number and PIN. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

KidsReads

KidsReads

Author interviews, book reviews, series information, news, contests, and more.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Expert reading recommendations help you find just the right book. Find book recommendations based on authors, titles, series, genre, or subject areas. Also includes book reviews, picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more! Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Homework Helper
Biography in Context

Biography in Context

Research notable people from the past and today using this multimedia site with articles, books, photos, and videos. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

DK Books in Gale Virtual Reference Library

DK Books in Gale Virtual Reference Library

Choose from hundreds of kids’ non-fiction eBooks covering the arts, science, nature, technology, history, literature, religion, and more. Geared toward K-8 students. Whether you’re researching a topic or reading for fun, there’s something here for everyone. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Fact Monster

Fact Monster

Get homework help, videos, games, and more at this fun and educational site.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus

Read popular middle school magazines, primary source documents, and more. Magazines include Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, and National Geographic. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Discovery Education Homework Helper

Discovery Education Homework Helper

Get help with your homework in science, math, social studies, English, and more.

Explora

Explora

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool to help students complete school projects and research assignments. Find reliable information on thousands of topics, including art & music, literature, language arts, history, social studies, science, technology, mathematics, health, and more. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Online encyclopedia with articles for thousands of topics. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Primary Search Plus

Primary Search Plus

Read popular magazines for elementary school students, including Ladybug, Highlights, Junior Scholastic, Spider, and more. Also includes a children’s encyclopedia and images. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

 

Just for Fun
Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network

Games, videos, and apps from the Cartoon Network.

Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records

Lists of world records and national records, both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon

Interactive games and videos about your favorite Nick shows.

Star Wars

Star Wars

News, games, apps and more about the Star Wars films and universe.

Disney

Disney

Music, games, videos, and more from Disney.

Nick Jr.

Nick Jr.

Play preschool learning games and watch episodes and videos that feature Nick Jr. shows like Blues Clues, Franklin, and Maisy.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS Kids shows!

Math
Bedtime Math

Bedtime Math

Fun math activities for little and big kids.

Funbrain Math Arcade

Funbrain Math Arcade

Interactive math games.

Cool Math 4 Kids

Cool Math 4 Kids

Math games, brain teasers, quizzes, and more.

Science
STEAM Ahead Kids

STEAM Ahead Kids

Check out the library’s series of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) programs for kids and teens.

Catching the Science Bug

Catching the Science Bug

Solve science puzzles, do your own scientific investigations, or learn more about what scientists do on the job.

Climate Kids

Climate Kids

DIY projects, games, videos, articles and more about climate. Site created by NASA.

Discovery Kids

Discovery Kids

Explore the awesome world around them and satisfy their curiosity with innovative games, activities, quizzes and articles.

NASA Kids' Club

NASA Kids' Club

A place to play games and learn about NASA, America’s space agency!

Science Fair Index

Science Fair Index

Need ideas for a science project? Check out our index of science project books.

Chem 4 Kids

Chem 4 Kids

Simple explanations of chemistry.

Code.org

Code.org

Anyone can learn how to code! Try these short computer science activities for grades Pre-K through high school, or learn to program through in-depth free courses.

Lissa Explains It All

Lissa Explains It All

Learn how to build your own Web site. Covers HTML, CSS, and more.

Social Studies
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government

Learn about the federal government in this interactive adventure.

iCivics

iCivics

Online games that teach civics. Be the President, a judge, a member of Congress, or a community activist fighting for local change.

Ducksters

Ducksters

History and geography information for kids.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Play games, watch videos, learn about places, and get fun facts on the National Geographic Kids website.

Scouting
Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts provides programs for young people that build character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.

Scoutorama

Scoutorama

Includes scouting projects and ideas, adventure and DIY advice, skits, songs, and other scouting resources.

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

Visit the official site of Girl Scouts of the USA to find all kinds of amazing things to do! Girls, parents, and alumnae can join, volunteer, or reconnect.

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