Monday, February 28, 2011

Guest Post- 5 Fun Educational Websites for Children

Each new generation of children are heading online earlier and earlier.  The Internet has become another mode where children can learn and play.  There are a number of fun educational Websites for children that incorporate cartoon characters children may admire, interactive games and much more.

We outline below 5 fun educational Websites you can check out with your child.

Fun Educational Website for Kids


    This site offers fun, educational games and coloring for children. Learn about the alphabets, animals, art, colors and more. Many activities may be played online or printed out for kids.  Fun craft videos are also available with creative ideas for both parents and children to do together.  Find games and activities specific to your child's age.  The site has categorized games by grade level -- from preschool to 6th grade.

    This   site is part of Highlights Magazine. The magazine has a long history  of  offering fun and education to children ages 2 to 6. On its Website   children can find highlights to the current issue, fun games such as   searching for hidden objects in puzzle pictures, read about jokes,   riddles and tongue twisters and there are also science experiments to   learn about and try out at no cost. Highlights Magazine is offered   through a paid subscription with 12 issues per year.
  3. Preschool Disney

    Find characters from Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny, Cars, Toy   Story and more all part of Disney Preschool's online games, activities,   music and crafts. Children learn about numbers, counting, colors,   searching and can even learn creative craft ideas such as   creating character cupcakes with adult supervision.
  4. PBS Kids

    PBS  Kids is part of the Public Broadcasting Service where you can find  traditional children's shows such as Barney & Friends, Curious  George, Sesame Street, Sid the Science Kid and many more. Their Website  offers educational games, activities and videos that help children  prepare for school while incorporating characters from children's  shows.  There is also PBS Kids Play!,  a premium subscription service where you can personalize learning  activities and games. There are more than 50 educational games where  children can learn more about math, science, foreign languages and other subjects.
  5. Scholastic's THE STACK

    Scholastic's  kids' site THE STACK is offered in a beta version at the moment, but  it's fully up and running with a variety of games, activities and  materials to read. Find information specific to popular  book series, games, blogs, videos and message boards.

This post was written by Wendy Lau who also writes on earning a bachelor degree online and on the topic of online court reporting schools for educational websites.


  1. following the hop (: I am a new google friend connect follower :D

  2. Just bookmarked this post, thanks! I homeschool and I'm always looking for sites to entertain and get them learning!!

  3. New follower. Please follow back

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