- Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
- Britannica.com – Britannica Encyclopaedia online.
- Factmonster.com – Weather facts, homework help, quizzes and games.
- Internet Public Library – KidSpace – A wealth of resources on math, science, art, health, sports and more.
- Rhymezone – Rhyming Dictionary.
- ALA’s Great Web Sites for Kids – American Library Association directory of Web Sites for Kids.
- ASPCA’S Animaland – Animal care, careers, and other info.
- Oakland Zoo – Animals from A to Z – Animal information and photos.
- Insectclopedia – All about bugs!
- Pet Care Tips – Tips for taking care of your pet from the American Animal Hospital Association.
- National Wildlife Federation – Articles from Ranger Rick and a homework help section.
- Gardens and Grasshoppers: Kids Guide to Insect—Information about the insects around your home.
Arts and Activities
- Artcyclopedia – A guide to fine art on the Internet.
- @rt Junction – Virtual art room for kids.
- Matisse for Kids – Learn about Matisse and make your own Matisse-style artwork!
- A Lifetime of Color – Fun and educational art activities from beginner to advanced.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – Explore the Met.
- Tammy Yee’s Origami Page – Learn the traditional Japanese art of paperfolding.
- Kid’s Guide to Easy String Figures – Instructions for some string figures, including video clips.
- Switch Zoo – Create your own exotic animals!
People and Places
- Biography.com – 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present.
- Whitehouse.gov – The White House Guide to Bios of U.S. Presidents.
- The Worldfact Book – The CIA’s Guide to Countries.
- The Ancient Olympic Games – Find out all about the Olympics – then and now!
- Kids Running.com – Advice and info on Running for kids.
- Major League Baseball – Official Site.
- Major League Soccer – Official Site.
- National Basketball Association (NBA) – Official Site.
- National Football League (NFL) – Official Site.
- National Hockey League (NHL) – Official Site.
- Sports Illustrated for Kids – Latest issue online.
- Sports Science @ the Exploratorium – Learn about the game and the science behind it!