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Resources: Children's Resources

A to Z Maps Online

145,000 maps for homework or pleasure. Outline maps, antique maps, political maps, geologic maps, biologic maps, and more. Also, Flags of the World, crossword puzzles, and other teaching tools.

A to Z The USA

Important facts about all 50 states and 5 U.S. territories. Flags, maps, history, climate, symbols, crossword puzzles, historic photos, and so much more.

A to Z The World

Learn about the customs, culture, food, religion, languages, and points of interest for 175 countries world wide. Lesson plans, history, maps, money, and more.

ABC Food America

See the kid-friendly version of A to Z Food America. Discover thousands of flavors and recipes from around the United States and explore ethnic backgrounds and cooking.

ABC World Food

See the kid-friendly version of A to Z World Food! Explore thousands of recipes and fun food facts from around the world.

Addison Community Resource Guide

An easy to use guide to local free and low cost services. Find housing, food, legal help, medical care, counseling, degrees and training, and more by browsing "I need..." . Or find resources for seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ and other categories by browsing "I am..." 

Banco de Contenidos - aualaPlaneta

Una enciclopedia completa en español

A comprehensive encyclopedia in Spanish

Britannica Online

Encyclopedia articles, images, videos, biographies, an annotated world and U.S. atlas and country comparison tool. Search results may also point to primary sources, magazine articles, select websites and dictionary definitions from Merriam-Webster. Search by keyword or browse for content among topic and subject areas

Culturegrams

Information on countries and territories including customs, lifestyles and social conditions. Includes a special Kids Version for elementary school students.

Educate Station

Ready-to-use, hands-on activities for kids to do at home or at school. Perfect for homeschooling families or working with students who need extra practice in subjects. The content is created by a team of experienced and passionate educators from across the United States.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Una enciclopedia interactiva para niños

An interactive encyclopedia for young learners

Fiero Code

Self-paced learn-to-code software for kids ages 8-18.  Contains hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects.

Live Homework Help from Brainfuse

One on one tutoring in math, English, science, social studies, AP classes, college test prep, and more for students in fourth grade through college and beyond. Tutors are available in English and Spanish from 3:00pm-10:00pm.

LOTE4Kids

Enjoy a picture book collection of 3,000 book titles in 65+ languages, including Arabic, American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Urdu and more!

Middle Search Plus

Offers ongoing full text for the most popular magazines for middle schools, including: Astronomy, Cobblestone, Discover, Faces, Newsweek, Ranger Rick, Science News, Sports Illustrated , Sports Illustrated Kids, TIME, TIME for Kids.  Middle Search Plus also includes The Encyclopedia of Animals.

Muzzy Club

Learn a new language or improve your first language through videos, reading, games and more! To use Muzzy Club on a mobile device, download the Puffin app. Use the username AddisonPL and the password AddisonMuzzy to access.

National Geographic Kids

Complete searchable archive of National Geographic Kids Magazine from its first issue in 2009 through the present. Geared toward kids ages 6-14. Browse the magazines, explore topics, and watch videos.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Detailed information about fiction books and authors for students in grades K-8.

Points of View Reference Center

Covering almost 400 topics, each has an overview, background, description and argument and counter-argument on current topics. Also included for each topic is a Guide to Critical Analysis for help in evaluating controversial subjects and opposing viewpoints.

Primary Search

A full-text data of carefully curated content for elementary school children.  Provides full text on some of the most popular children’s magazines including: Ask, Click, Cobblestone, Cricket, Faces, Fun For Kidz, Highlights, Ladybug, Muse, Ranger Rick, Ranger rick, Jr., Scholastic News, and Spider.  Primary Search also includes reference e-books from top children's publishers.

Scholastic Go!

Contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject. The articles and their illustrations are derived from the content of seven Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

Scholastic Teachables

Thousands of searchable and printable educational materials for Pre-K through 8th grade, including skills and activity sheets, mini-books and lesson plans by topics.

ScienceFlix

Geared towards stuents in grades 4-9, this resource covers more than 30 subjects in all areas of science using video, articles, and interactive content including experiments.

TrueFlix

The True Books series covering science, history, and social studies with online activities and quizzes.

World Book

World Book has the classic encyclopedia entries students have used for years as well as activity ideas, timelines, and interactive early learning games.