Check out these cool links!

There’s a little something for everyone—from games and fun facts, to help with homework and valuable information for parents.

Check out these cool links for everyone! Play games, search for fun facts, and even get homework help. There are even specific sections for teens and parents.

Arts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Includes art games, activities, interviews, stories, a FAQ about the museum, etc.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Family guide to the museum, festivals, activities and more

San Francisco Symphony For KidsLearn about musical instruments, compose a tune, listen to the radio, etc.

 

Current Events

Kansas City Star online Local news and events from the Kansas City metropolitan area

U.S. News & World ReportEducation Section

Weekly Reader Magazine  Scholastic Weekly Reader for elementary to high school students

 

Fun Stuff

ABC Kids Interactive games, videos and your favorite Disney Channel shows

CrayolaFree coloring pages, crafts, games, and more

Disney – The official home page for all things Disney

FunologyThe science of having fun

Girls Life MagazineAdvice, girl talk, entertainment, fun stuff, style, quizzes, etc.

LegoThe official web site of LEGO® products

NickelodeonKids games, kids TV shows, videos, and entertainment television

Sports Illustrated for KidsSports games, photos and news

 

Health & Safety

Campaign for Tobacco-Free KidsYouth action for tobacco free kids

The Quit Smoking Community – All the information you need to quit smoking today

Cavity Free ZoneYour site for healthy, beautiful smiles for a lifetime

Crest KidsHelping your kids learn about dental health, gum disease & cavities

Kids HealthProvides doctor-approved health information about children from birth through adolescence; features separate areas for kids, teens and parents

McGruff the Crime Dog – Learn how to be safe and make your neighborhood safer

Substance Abuse Guide – A substance abuse detection/prevention guide for parents

 

Math

A Plus MathA site to help students improve their math skills interactively

Cool Math for KidsAn amusement park of math and more, especially designed for fun!

Hands On BankingMoney skills you need for life

Sense and DollarsTeaches teens how to earn, spend, save & invest wisely

 

Multi-Subject

Congress for KidsTour Congress with Uncle Sam as your guide

Fact MonsterNews, almanac facts, atlas, dictionary, and more

The Internet Public LibraryAn online reference service

Kansas City Public Library  Guide and resources from the Kansas City Public Library

Kid PortLearn, enhance your education, and have fun doing it

PBS for Kids Play, explore, read and learn

Yahoo KidsKids games, kids music, kids movies, and more

 

Parent/Teacher Resources

Advocates for YouthRights. Respect. Responsibility.

The Child Welfare League of AmericaMaking children a national priority

Children’s Defense FundThe voice for all the children of America

American Consumer Credit Counseling Help with budgeting, money management & credit issues 365 days a year

Consumer Product Safety CommissionMake sure your workplace or home (and everything in it) is as safe as possible

Mommy Tips Parenting tips, crafts, recipes, shopping, freebies, discussion boards

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)Features a host of ideas, contests & activities to make reading funDinoDictionary – Find out all you could ever want to know about all sorts of dinosaurs

Keep Your Kids Safe OnlineTips to help manage your child’s online activity to keep your kids safe online.

 

Science

Dino DictionaryFind out everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs

Discovery Kids Online – Explore the science and nature through games, puzzles, stories, quizzes and more

Field Trip EarthGlobal resource of wildlife conservation

Kansas City Zoo  Animals, attractions and events at the Kansas City Zoo

Kids PlanetGet animal facts, free activities & games – even adopt an animal

NASA Kids’ Club – Explore space through fun, interactive games

National Geographic KidsHomework help, games, activities & experiments

Science City at Union StationLet curiosity be your guide!

Space – Space news

 

Spelling & Grammar

Earobics Game GooLearning that sticks; games to develop reading skills

Vocabulary University Free word puzzles & activities to enhance vocabulary and written/verbal skills

 

Technology

Net Smartz Educate.Engage.Empower.

Pathways to TechnologyAllows students to explore technology career options

 

Teen Resources

BGCA Career LaunchPrepare resumes, search for jobs, dress for success & land the job

BGCA YouthNet – My Club My LifeFun & secure online area for teens to discuss issues that affect them

College BoardPlanning and funding for college and SAT center

Do SomethingCommunity action site

Go CollegeScholarship and financial aid info and college finder

Guide to Financial AidFinancial aid, college scholarships, and student loans

Students Guide to College –  A comprehensive guide of the college application process.

Teen Central Offers teens help & advice from counselors & other teens anonymously

Teen Ink MagazineWritten by teens

Teen VoicesOriginal magazine written by, for and about teenage/young adult women

Teens, Crime & the Community (TCC)Addresses issues facing young people, including drugs, bullying, violence, crime, and more

Youth at WorkWeb site for youth in the workforce