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Educational Websites

Kids Know It!
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Learn about animals, chemistry, spelling, geography, astronomy and plenty of other subjects on Watch free educational movies, listen to educational music and read fun facts about everything from bats to bones.

Highlights Magazine for Kids
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The magazine for kids that's been around for more than 60 years now offers online ways to play, read and craft with your children. Matching games, art activities, animated stories and science experiments are just a few ways kids can learn while having fun on the Highlights for Kids website.

BBC History for Kids
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Games, quizzes and fact sheets take kids on a journey through time. Kids can set off on a learning adventure when they walk through ancient history, world history and histories of specific countries on the BBC History for Kids website.

Nick Jr.
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If you can look past the ads, you'll find printables, games and other activities your kids will enjoy at The games allow your children to explore their creativity, play dress-up, learn new music, put together puzzles and work on numbers and shape recognition.

How Stuff Works
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When your child wants to know why the sky is blue, how a tornado forms or any number of other questions she can come up with on a daily basis, head on over to How Stuff Works. The articles break down subjects like autos, culture, entertainment, science, money, technology and more. Games, quizzes and videos also round out your children's learning experience.

The Kidz Page
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The Kidz Page has more than 5,000 pages of learning games and activities. Online coloring pages, jigsaw puzzles and word games are just a few sections of this massive site. Each holiday also has its own section of activities and games to enjoy with your children.

National Geographic for Kids
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Watch animal cameras, learn interesting tidbits about animals, see and share photos of nature, learn about different countries and try science experiments. These activities don't even begin to scratch the surface of the National Geographic Kids website. There's even a "Little Kids" section for the younger explorers in your house.

TIME for Kids
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From the publishers of TIME magazineTIME for Kids is loaded with interesting articles, photos and videos. Politics, the environment, entertainment, sports and health are just some of the topics covered. TIME for Kids isn't as interactive as most of the other website on this list of educational websites for kids, but the site does tackle subjects that are in the news now while being written for an audience of children.

Make Me Genius
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A site that guarantees to make your child a genius has a lot of promises to live up is filled with videos that cover a variety of subjects, such as physics for kids, photosynthesis, the nervous system, solar system and electricity. All of the videos are kid-friendly and will keep even your youngest children interested from start to finish.

Cool Math
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CoolMath calls itself "an amusement park of math and more." Children can play online math games that help them with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, money and more. CoolMath is geared toward ages 13 and up, but sister site is appropriate for ages 3 through 12. includes math games for preschoolers.

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Starfall is a children's website that teaches basic English reading and writing skills. The main demographic is preschoolers, kindergarteners, and second graders. Founded in 2002, the website teaches children how to read by using games and phonics.

Math Drills
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You can create and print various types of math worksheets for your child if you would like them to have some extra practice at home. 

Discovery Kids
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Educational games, interesting facts, and more!

Tumble Books
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This is a great website for your child to explore. It is full of e-books that they can read for FREE. De Queen Primary School provides free access to the site using the information listed below.

Username: dequeenprimary

Password: books

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 ABCya! Second Grade children's computer games & activities feature large and easy-to-use navigation buttons as well as voice instructions. Games and activities include: alphabetical order, upper-case and lower-case letters, counting numbers, connect the dots, numerical order, shapes, addition, e-storybooks and holiday games.

Go Noodle
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Go Noodle is a website that allows your child to take a break from homework and be active for just a few minutes at a time. I use it for "brain breaks" in the classroom, and they love it!

Fun Brain
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This site is full of great educational games.

Learning Games for Kids
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The name of the site says it all. Learning Games for Kids is all about games that teach kids almost every subject you can think of. Word, spelling, social studies, brain, science, art, vocabulary, literature and keyboarding games will get your kids started on a learning adventure.

PBS Kids
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Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDSshows!

The Elephant Sanctuary
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The Elephant Sanctuary has live webcams that allow your child to watch elephants roam and play. It is a great way to observe animals in nature.