Shippensburg University Library Databases for Kids
Off campus access to the library databases requires a (faculty, staff, or university student) Shippensburg ID
Search Engines for Kids
Kiddle.co is a safe, visual search engine powered by editors.
SweetSearch.com is a search engine for kids (higher elementary to middle school) where articles are approved by researchers.
- Kidtopia - http://www.kidtopia.info/ Kidtopia is a Google custom student safe search engine for preschool and elementary students, indexing only educator approved websites.
- KidRex - http://www.kidrex.org/ Fun and safe search for kids, by kids.
Fun Learning Stuff
- Great Websites for Kids - a database of great websites for students, parents and teachers compiled by the ALA
- DK FindOut - What do you want to find out?
- Fact Monster - an online encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, timelines and almanac; also has homework help, games and holiday calendars (some features require membership/account)
- Sports Illustrated for Kids Online - online magazine for elementary age children that includes interviews with sports heroes, comics, action photos and more.
- Ranger Rick - online magazine for kids ages 7 and up featuring animal photos, colorful drawings and stories about nature, outdoor adventure and helping the environment. Includes websites for homework help, activities, games and sections for parents and teachers.
- National Geographic Kids - published for the National Geographic Society for kids 8-14 and covers a wide variety of topics from geography to adventure, wildlife and science. Includes links to stories, fun facts,games and other activities,
- Time Magazine for Kids - online current event magazine for kids featuring news, games and activities as well as sections for teachers and parents.
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- NetSmartz - a website for kids and parents about being smart on the internet