Kids’ Resources

Learn and Play

Arthur’s Home Page – Everything you need to know about Arthur and friends including games and complete television listings. Shockwave necessary for some games. http://pbskids.org/arthur

Between the Lions
– Weekly stories with interactive games, reading lists, songs, puzzles and newsletters. http://pbskids.org/lions/

Boohbah
– Games, movement activities, puzzles and more based on the newest Public Television Series. http://pbskids.org/boohbah/boohbah.html

Children’s Television Workshop – Complete Sesame Street guide including baby information. Wonderful graphics and parent-child activities. http://www.sesameworkshop.org/

Crayola Home Page
– Color your favorite picture or create new ones…get lots of craft and story ideas. http://www.crayola.com/

Encyclopedia Britannica Online – You will need your Farmington library card number in order to login to this resource.

Funschool – Animation with interactive sites divided into pre-school, kindergarten, first and second grade. http://www.funschool.com/

Holiday Fun – Seasonal games, crafts, booklists, and more. http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/

Little Explorers – Multi-language and easy to use picture dictionary with good links. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Dictionary.html

Learning Games – A variety of reading, math, and computer skills games. http://www.playkidsgames.com/

Meddybemps – An imaginary island of interactive activities for parents and preschoolers. http://www.meddybemps.com/

Mister Roger’s Neighborhood – Take a tour of Mr. Rogers’ house, the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and get some fun behind the scenes facts about Mr. Rogers himself! http://pbskids.org/rogers/

Mr. Picasso Head – Fun with abstract art that can be changed and changed again, and even signed. http://www.mrpicassohead.com/

Rebus Rhymes: Mother Goose and Others – Fun for beginning readers…match the pictures to the words of your favorite rhymes. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/rhymes.html

Spot – Eric Hill’s book series inspired these games for young children. http://www.funwithspot.com/

Starfall – A learning to read activity using short stories designed around letter sounds. http://www.starfall.com/n/level-a/learn-to-read/play.htm?f

StoryPlace: The Children’s Digital Library – Story Place is the ultimate digital library for kids. Explore pages full of stories and activities for children young and old. Available in English and Spanish. http://www.storyplace.org/

Tumblebooks – “TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.”(TumbleWeed Press Inc., 2013)