Effective January 27, 2022, Whiteriver Public Library will be closed until 5:00 pm on February 10, 2022
TO HELP WITH HOMEWORK...AND JUST FOR FUN!
Cricket Magazine Group! - Website for the Cricket Magazine Group that includes: Cricket, Spider, Ladybug and Babybug.
National Geographic KiDS - National Geographic's online magazine for children with articles, cartoons, and games.
Ranger Rick - This on-line version of a popular children's magazine offers homework help, articles and activities.
Smithsonian Kids - content for kids and teens with access to Animal Cams from the National Zoo, information about insects, articles about innovation, and much more.
Sports Illustrated Kids - Kids' sports news with an analysis of recent games, forecasts about next season, and fun sports trivia or games.
We the People - a US government, civics, and media literacy resource for kids.
ACTIVITIES, GAMES, AND ENTERTAINMENT
Scratch - Create movies, music and video games at Scratch, developed by MIT Media Lab members. Ages 8 and up.
MakeBeliefsComix.com - Kids write, read and tell stories by creating comic strips online, then printing & e-mailing them to friends or relatives. All ages.
Fidgit on PBSkids.org - Fidgit is a multiplayer game on PBS' Design Squad site. Kids can also design & build their own games & challenge their friends. Ages 8 to 13.
Story Cove - Children can listen to or watch a story unfold on this site. Story Cove folktales come from a variety of cultures and places. They share timeless values and simple, universal lessons.
Hoodamath.com Hooda Math is all about making math fun. Visit the games page to play math games which help reinforce math concepts. Watch a tutorial to learn math concepts.
pbskids.org - PBS site for kids that includes learning games, paint box, and links to PBS shows.
StoryPlace - StoryPlace is an interactive website providing children with the virtual experience of going to a library.
HISTORY, HUMANITIES, AND GOVERNMENT
Best of History Websites - History portal created for students, educators, and history enthusiasts
CNN 10 - CNN site for students and teachers with lots of homework resources and current events program support in 10 minutes.
Khan Academy: Arts and Humanities - links to resources on US and World History, Art History, and more.
Presidents - Resource on U.S. Presidents created by the White House
Time for Kids - News magazine for children covering current events and sports. Age appropriate options (Grown-ups | Grades: K-1, 2, 3-4, 5-6)
Ask Dr. Universe - From Washington State University...answers questions on many topics.
Awesome Library - Over 17, 000 carefully reviewed online resources organized by topic, with translations into 23 different language...and counting).
Fact Monster - Fact Monster combines essential reference materials, fun facts and features, and homework help for kids. From the solar system to the world economy to educational games, Fact Monster has the info kids are seeking. This website is described as being COPPA and kidSAFE-certified.
High School Ace - Detailed reference collection with monthly features.
Internet Public Library (IPL): Kidspace - This website provides links to other pages on the IPL website where abundant resources for specific topics are listed. Each resource link is accompanied by a website description to make finding information easier for kids.
Allmath.com - For elementary and middle school...flash cards, metric conversion, multiplication tables, etc.
Cool Math Games - a comprehensive website, Cool Math Games offers fun and unique math learning opportunities for students.
Fun Brain - Games, videos, and books for kids, Pre-K to 8th grade.
Khan Academy: Get Ready Courses - Math concepts for 3rd grade and up.
Kids Math Games Online - this website features a wide range of free math games, interactive learning activities and fun educational resources that will engage students while they learn mathematics.
READING AND WRITING, ENGLISH
The Children's Book Council
freechildrenstories.com - Founded in 2008, freechildrenstories.com operates on the simple principle that children's development is paramount. The organization's mission is to offer meaningful storytelling to each reader around the globe, with access to the internet, for free.
Fun English Games for Kids - This website features a wide range of free teaching resources that are perfect for students learning English, ESL classes and teachers looking for ideas online.
Funbrain.com - Spelling games for elementary children
StoryPlace - Virtual storytime, compatible with desktop and mobile devices.
Easy Science for Kids - This website is a free online resource for tutors, teachers, parents and educators. Here, young kids can enjoyably learn all about science through the website's extensive articles, free science worksheets and downloadable science activity sheets, as well as fun and educational interactive science quizzes, science videos, coloring activities, and much more.
NASA Kids' Club - play games and learn about NASA and space.
National Geographic KiDS - Web resources for science experiments
Science Bob - easy, fun science experiments. This website encourage safe and responsible Random Acts of Science!
Science Buddies - Science fair project ideas, as well as a hands-on science resource for teachers, parents, and students. This website offers STEM activities, science fairs, video tutorials, science projects (by area and grade level), lessons plans, science teaching kits, and more.
Science News for Students - Founded in 2003, Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators.
Science Kids - Science Kids is the online home of science & technology for children around the world. Learn more with the website's fun science experiments, cool facts, free games, activities, lesson plans, quizzes, videos, photos and science fair project ideas.
Your Science Fair Project Guide - Web resources for science experiments