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Fun and Resources for Kids

Fun Things for Quanah Kids


Kids Sites We Love......

Language Arts

Whootie Owl’s Fairy Tales Read folk and fairy tales from around the world.  You can even write your own story!
Vocabulary Drill for Kids Test your own vocabulary with this interactive quiz.
Ask the Author Find out what kids like you asked their favorite authors.
Word Dance Creative writing magazine for and by kids. You can even submit your own work!
Fake Out! Learn new words with this definition guessing game.
Grammar Gorillas Help the gorillas get a banana by guessing the correct part of speech
Wacky Web Tales Write a silly story by filling in the missing pairs
Between the Lions Based on the popular PBS show, you can read an adventure, then play a game
The Reading Corner Book reviews for readers in grades 2-8

Science

A to Z Science Encyclopedia Thousands of articles on different science topics
Yuckiest Site on the Internet Learn about all kinds of gross and icky things.
Exploratorium Interactive exhibits from the San Francisco Museum of Science
CBC4Kids - The Laboratory Here you can do lots of experiments, visit space and explore endangered animals
Chem4Kids A kid’s chemistry website exploring matter, atoms and elements
Animals of the World You have to gather clues about different types of animals to guess the mystery animal
Cool Science for Curious Kids Explore the microscopic world around you
Nye Labs Activities based on the Bill Nye the Science Guy shows
Astronomy for Kids Explore our Solar System
The Field Trips Site Go on virtual field trips exploring everything from dinosaurs and the rain forest to baking bread
The Electronic Zoo Find information about any animal here
Planet Ocean Take an underwater dive with barracudas and tubeworms
Dan’s Wild Weather Page Explore a variety of wild weather topics
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Visit the on-line exhibits such as Titanic and a Fairy Castle

Math

Megamaths Explore shapes or practice your time tables
Fleet Kids Learn how to wisely manage a business, trade stocks or make change
Just for Kids: Tangrams You can print out a tangram and create shapes with the pieces
Math Baseball You have to successfully answer math problems before you can swing the bat.
Math Brain Teasers Look here for a weekly brain teaser to solve
Math Glossary An interactive glossary that gives you pictures, definitions, and examples of math terms
Flashcards 4 Kids Create your own set of flashcards for addition, subtraction, multiplication or division
SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator Create your own printable worksheet of math problems

Music

DSO Kids The Dallas Symphony Orchestra page with activities, experiments, and coloring pages
Morton Subotnick’s Creating Music Explore and create your own music
Instrument Encyclopedia A collection of the world’s most interesting instruments
Quia -Music Test your musical knowledge with these fun quizzes
Symphony:  An Interactive Guide  A ThinkQuest project with resources on famous composers and recordings of great pieces
Energy in the Air Experience the different pieces in an orchestra and learn more about sound
Dismukes Virtual Talking Machine Hear music from 1900-1939

Social Studies

White House for Kids Meet the current residents of the White House and get a tour
Greatest Places Take a journey to seven of the greatest places on Earth
National Geographic Kids Based on the magazine, the online version has amazing facts, cool stories and activities
Stately Knowledge Look here for basic facts about each state
America’s Story Throughout the site you’ll find interesting biographies, historical photos, and audio clips as well as scavenger hunts and quizzes
National Museum of American History This Smithsonian Museum site has many virtual exhibits
You Be the Historian Examine artifacts to determine what life was like for the Springer family 200 years ago
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids Join Ben Franklin to learn about our government.  Different areas for grades K-8
Where is That State? You can learn the names of each state or race the clock to name them correctly
Yahooligan News Daily news just for kids
Time for Kids - Articles and games for kids

Art

Art Edventures Discover how great artists make their famous works while learning tips and techniques for creating your own art.
Arts and Crafts for Kids This site has links for craft projects
NGA Kids A site from the National Gallery of Art in Washington  Go on a musical tour of the sculpture garden or find different activities and projects.
Kidzdraw You’ll find drawing tips, illustrator biographies and art work from kids of all ages.
National Museum of Art   Visit the Bottlecaps to Brushes exhibit for kids


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