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Activity TV Free step-by-step video instructions with printables for a wide variety of fun activities.
Art Activities for Children Crayons, clay, fingerpaints, cookie sheets, milk cartons, and music are some of the many things used in these art activities.
Crafts for Kids Search for crafts by subject, special days, or connect to other links.
The Crafty Crow A children's craft collective with catagories by topic, season, and age.
Enchanted Learning Crafts using materials found around the house are featured on this site for preschool and older.
First Palette Arts and crafts for kids - great do at home crafts sorted by theme or age.
Hands On Crafts for Kids Based on the television program, these craft ideas encourage creativity.
Mr. Picasso Head Drag and drop parts of Mr. Picasso Head onto a canvas to create your own abstract portrait. You can even sign your painting. Ages 4 and up.
Travel to Oriland Journey to a vast world or origami people, forests, and castles created by a team from Russia.
Archie and Friends Read the latest comics, play games, and find out how an Archie comic is created on Archie's Comic Pages.
The Comic Zone Visit Marmaduke, Dilbert, the Buckets and more of your favorites characters at this site.
DC Comics Join DC superheros like Superman and Batman, or download a future cover to share with friends.
Garfield Online Learn some cool facts about Garfield and friends while you laugh at their antics.
Make Beliefs Comix This fun new site let's you create your own comic online and print it out, or email to friends. Also, includes printable comics waiting for you to add the dialog and story prompts.
Marvel Comics Spider-man, X-Men, the Incredible Hulk and other comic heroes can all be found on this site.
PEANUTS Home Page Find out about Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Share today's comic strip with a friend. Enjoy the coloring pages!
Learning to Use Money Drag and drop coins to practice counting money.
US Patent and Trademark Office: Kids' Pages You've created it, do you know how to protect your invention? Here are answers to questions about patents, copyrights, and trademarks.
Bedtime Math A new math problem each day for preschool (wee ones) through grade school (big kids). share an interesting new word problem with your child each day. Mixfun with math building skills.
CBC Kids Fun new games for kids 8 and up from the Canadian Broadcasting Corperation. ages 8 and up.
Club Penguin Using cartoon penguins as avatars, players waddle around, chat, play minigames and participate in other activities with one another in a snow-covered virtual world. Ages 6-14.
Fun Brain FunBrain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages. (math, grammar, science, spelling, history) You can also read Diary of a Wimpy Kid here!
Kids CBC Preschool From our neighbors to the North come some fun new games for preschoolers. Ages 3-6.
PBS Games The Berenstain Bears, Boohbah, Jay Jay and the rest of the gang at PBS are ready to play games. Ages 2-6
Sesame Street Workshop ABCs, numbers, shapes, dot-to-dot, what's different, and special games can all be played with the muppets on this site. Ages 3-5
Lawrence Hall of Science - Online games, quizzes, and activities to sharpen your science skills. Ages 7 and up.
LEGO Choose from a variety of games on this page for ages 3 and up.
Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun If you're good at spelling, or you want to be, try these games of concentration, word search, flashcards, and hangman. Ages 6 and up.
Poisson Rouge - This bilingual French/English site is beautifual and smart. Time, shapes, music, counting, letters, It's all here. Vocabualry in English, French, Greek, and Chinese. Alphabets in English, French, Spanish, and Greek. Ages 3-6.
PopCap Games You may need to register for the free games on this site and load some software to run the games. Be sure to ask Mom and Dad before you do. Then enjoy Bejeweled, Mummy Maze, Bookworm and many other great games. Ages 6 and up.
Soda Play Create moving stick-and-ball designs using art and math. Especially good for those who enjoy programming. Ages 8 and up.
Sudoko Here are some puzzles to try - easy, medium, and hard.
The Kidz Page Hundreds of free kids games, puzzles, activities, coloring pages, clip art & more for children, parents, teachers... Kids of all ages are invited to play!
Up to Ten Games coloring, cartoons and songs for all children up to ten.
Yahoo! Kids Play over 100 free online games including Movie & TV Games, Arcade Games, Sports Games, Card & Board Games, and Word & Knowledge Games.
American Philatelic Society Visit the "Just for Kids" section of this web site for stamp info for beginners.
Crayola Home Page Develop your creativity and find holiday craft ideas.
All Magic Lots of magic tricks with clear instructions in text and video.
Getting Ready to Yo-Yo! How to string your yo-yo and tricks to learn are all part of this site.
Torah Tots Games, coloring, puzzles, and more.
Abigails Christmas Collection Build a gingerbread house, make a craft, trim a tree at Abigail's site.
Claus.com Fun place to visit. Games, songs and other activities for kids.
Chateau Meddybemps Easter Egg-tivies - On line stories and virtual egg dying are the highlights of this secular Easter page for preschoolers.
Wanda's Halloween Cookbook Goodies from Wanda to make all the ghosts and goblins happy.
Pumpkin Carving Feel creative? Try one of these patterns for a special jack-o-lantern.
Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin recipes, jokes, and the location of pumpkin farms near you.
Kwanzaa Fun from Billy Bear Coloring pages, craft ideas, clipart and screensavers.
Children's Activities in Ramadan Project ideas for young children, information about fasting, plus quizzes about Ramadan and more.
St. Patrick's Day
Funschool Kaboose Online games and printables to celebrate the day when everybody is Irish.
ESPN The latest news in sports of all kinds can be found here.
Major League Baseball Official facts and figures, links to official home pages of all 30 major league teams, trades, signings, schedules and more. Check out ClubMLB, the fun site just for kids with games and video.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race See video and results from the last race and follow all the action during the actual race in Anchorage, Alaska.
International Olympic Committee Information on the history of the Olympics, Olympic Athletes, and future Olympic games.
Sports Illustrated for Kids This all-sports site features player profiles, statistics, and fantasy leagues.
Sumo An explanation of what sumo is, a list of books about sumo and links to other sites.
U.S. Olympic Team Keep up with preparations for the next Olympics.
U.S. Youth Soccer The official site with information about state associations, training tips, letters from players, soccer links, and camps.
TV & Movies
Cartoon Network Cartoon Network is the best place for free online games, video and your favorite TV shows like Naruto, Pokemon, Ben 10 and Total Drama Island.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Watch the trailers and create your own wimpy persona. Learn all the lastest about the movies and books.
Disney Movies, TV shows, cards, games and activities - all Disney
Harry Potter Keep up with the latest developments on this fun page from Warner Bros.
KidsWB Scooby Doo, Tom & Jerry, Yogi Bear, Looney Tunes - all your favorites are here with games and video clips.
Nick Jr. Information on your favorite TV shows, like Olivia, Wonder Pets, Dora and Backyardigans. Lots of games and video.
PBS Kids A safe place for kids to explore and play hundreds of fun educational games with their favorite PBS KIDS characters.
Spongebob Spend more time with everyone's favorite underwater denizen. Games, video clips and so much more.
Fun with Spot Play some games and watch some clips of everyone's favorite pup.
StoryBots From your friends at JibJab comes a free site where you can personalize silly videos with your child's face, or help your child learn the alphabet with fun animated music videos. Additionally you can download or print activity sheets for coloring, tracing, or dot to dot.