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CURRENT EVENTS

 
Headline Spot for Kids Links to the most recent Top Stories from:
ABC News for Kids, CBC for Kids, Channel One, Kids Newsroom, Kids Post, Online News Hour Extra, Weekly Reader and others.
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New York Times for Students Current events for grade 6 through 12
Time Magazine for Kids Keep track of current news events from all over the world.

FUN STUFF 

Chess Chess Kids can teach you how to play chess through interactive lessons, games and other neat activities.
Crayola Here you'll find a lot of fun stuff. There are arts & crafts projects, games and e-cards for all occasions. You can register for free and have access to more fun stuff on their site.
Everything Disney The Disney website has a lot to offer in animation, music, games and FUN!
Funbrain A wide selection of games. Pick your games by grade level, kindergarten through grade 12.
Official Star Wars Site Here you can learn about the different characters, how to draw some of them and learn about their equipment.
Play with Monsters! A fun site to become a master at using a computer's mouse while "playing with monsters."
Scholastic Kids This site has games, book news, and other interesting and fun things to do.

GENERAL RESEARCH 

FDA Kids A great site from the Federal Drug Administration. Designed for kids, with information on food safety, caring for pets, all about animals, word find games and much more.
InfoTrac Junior This database is designed for junior high and middle school students. Resources include magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This is an iCONN database. In-library use click on the link -- then input your 14 digit library card barcode if required.
Kids InfoBits For in-library use. Click on the link then input your 14 digit barcode if required. A database that meets the research needs of Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree and full-text, age-appropriate content from magazine, newspaper and reference sources in the fields of the arts, science, health, people, history, sports and more. This is an iCONN database. In-library use click on the link -- then input your 14 digit library card barcode if required.

HISTORY & SOCIAL STUDIES 

ConneCT Kids Learn about our state, Connecticut, and have some fun at the same time. There are games and puzzles, too.
Flags Around the World This site will give you color pictures of national flags and facts from countries all over the world.

HOMEWORK HELP  

Fact Monster Information on a variety of subjects, from art to world geography, is available here, plus games and quizzes.
Homework Spot Homework Spot is an information portal for grades K-12. Find the homework help you need from this site.
How to Cite Internet Sources Need to add a bibliography page to your report, did you use Internet resources? Here's how to cite those resources.

INVENTING AND INVENTORS 

About Inventors Find A to Z inventors and A to Z inventions and more interesting information about the world of inventing.

MATH & MONEY 

Create a Graph The National Center for Education Statistics has created this site for you so you can create graphs for yourself for fun or for a homework assignment.
Moneyopolis The place to become a "moneysharp kid." Register for free to make the most of this site. It has fun tools and games to learn about managing your money.

MUSIC 

Children's Music Site Learn how "note"-able music is in our society by clicking on the links on this site.
Music for Youth, Inc. Music for Youth,Inc. is a not-for-profit organization committed to enriching the lives of young people through classical music. They offer a monthly series of free children's concerts, artists' residencies in local schools, an annual music scholarship, an annual travel adventure in music and art. Look at their website for all the activities they offer.

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