This is the official site of the National Adoption Center whose mission is to expand adoption opportunities throughout the United States especially for kids with special needs and those from culturally different backgrounds. This site includes sections on famous people who were adopted, a homework section with information about family trees, tips for parents and teachers, and an adoption library that contains a list of books and movies dealing with the subject of adoption. Provides a realistic, factual feel for adoption and adoption issues.
All Safe Sites
A compilation of safe, children oriented websites listed under several categories. Students can search by category or a specific subject.
Lots of links to sites selected by a school librarian for kids in grades three through eight. You can find sites that help with your homework, and you can find sites just for fun.
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, provides web access to some of the world’s great museums, libraries, cultural institutions, and universities. Lesson plans are also available for educators.
First Government for Kids
Provides links to Federal agency kids’ sites along with some of the best kids’ sites from other organizations grouped by subject.
Get Ready to Read
This site, sponsored by the National Center for Learning Disabilities offers early literacy activities for children. Included are also many resources for adults working with children such as checklists and links to information
Kids Know It Network
Visit this website for games, activities, worksheets and information about subjects like history, geography, geology, spelling, dinosaurs, math, and astronomy. You can also find free educational songs and videos.
Kidspace@ the Internet Public Library
With links and activities related to a wide variety of subjects, the Internet Public Library’s area for kids is a place worth visiting. Sponsored by the School of Information at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, it is a good place to search or browse for information.
Mr. Young’s Bouncy “A”
A very user-friendly directory of educational websites, organized by subject area.
Teenspace@ the Internet Public Library
This is the teen area of the Internet Public Library is a place for teens to express themselves and find information relevant to them. With features such as a poetry wiki, information about graphic novels, and links to related sites about teen concerns, this is a good place to begin looking for information.
Yahooligans! is a browsable, searchable directory of Internet sites for kids. Each site has been carefully checked by an experienced educator to ensure the content and links are appropriate for kids aged 7-12. In addition to our directory, we also have a number of fun features, including Yahooligans! Games, Sports and News pages, Movies, Animals, Science and Dinosaurs, a Reference section, Parents’ and Teachers’ Guides, a Cool page, and lots more.